Fishing Report

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as of 10/26/17

Caney Fork River:

The generation schedule has typically let wading fishermen fish around the dam until 10am during the week and plenty of wading opportunities on the weekend. With the cooler weather continuing, be careful of bothering spawning browns on their redds.

Cumberland River, KY:

With the exception of heavy rains the generation schedule has been slowly backing down and the fishing has been good.

Elk River:

The water release has backed down to offer wadable windows and the fishing has been good. Try your best to float and find fish that aren’t heavily pressured at access points.

Duck River:

The generation schedule has finally backed down to offer plentiful trophy smallmouth opportunities.

Hiwassee River:

The generation schedule has finally backed down to offer plentiful wading opportunities, be cautious of generator starting up with fall rains. Blue wings should be abundant and keep any eye out for an fall caddis hatch.

Holston River:

Water level has been good and so has the fishing.

South Holston and Watauga Rivers:

Water levels are good and so is the fishing. Midges and split-backs have been a go-to. Be prepared for some hatches of sulphurs and BWOs if its rainy.

Clinch River:

The generation schedule has been good lately and so has the fishing. Be looking for caddis and midges coming off in the afternoon.

Obey River:

The generation schedule has been good for morning fishing. Midges are working well, white and gray buggers have been a go-to for early morning streamer swinging.

Mountain Streams:

Water levels have been low lately in most streams and the fishing has been picking up. The leaves will become a problem shortly.

J. Percy Priest Lake:

Bass fishing has been good early and late, expect longer bite windows with cooler temps on the way.

Old Hickory Lake:

Bass fishing is picking up with water temps dropping back down.

Harpeth River and Its Tributaries:

Fish are coming off of their dog days and are a little tight lipped, the fall topwater bite was great last year and we are expecting some great fall fishing coming on soon.