Quick Pic: Snow on Rocky Top

It’s probably mild where you are, but there’s snow on the crest of the Smokies. The highest point is Rocky Top, the summit of Thunderhead Mountain.

First Dusting of Snow in the Smokies

It always seems early, but it’s usually right about now when we see the first dusting of snow along the crest of the Smokies. We’ve been socked in with rain and overcast weather for the past two days, but this afternoon we got a peak at what’s on top of Thunderhead Mountain. The view from […]

More Snow in the Smokies but Spring Hatches Are Nearly Here

The Smoky Mountains received as much as 7″ of snow yesterday. There was 2″ at our house in Townsend, but you didn’t have to go very far into the mountains to see that there was far more at higher elevations. This will probably keep things pretty quiet on the streams this weekend as that snow […]

Nantahala River fishable once again; We take another short trip to Abrams Creek

It remains brutally cold here in the Smoky Mountains, but I do have some good news to relate. The Nantahala River is finally fishable again. Duke Power has finally gotten Nantahala Lake low enough to cease spilling. While this is good news from the perspective of wading, you should expect water temperatures to be right […]