as of 9/12//2017
Caney Fork River:
The generation schedule has typically let wading fishermen fish around the dam until just after lunch. With the storms and rains continuing, expect high water.
Cumberland River, KY:
With the exception of heavy rains the generation schedule has been slowly backing down and the fishing has been really good.
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.
The generation schedule has finally backed down to offer plentiful wading opportunities. Smallmouth fishing should pick up once the water temps rise a bit more.
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 early caddis hatch.
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.
The generation schedule has been good lately and so has the fishing. Be looking for caddis coming off in the afternoon.
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.
Water levels have been good lately in most streams and the fishing has been good.
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 shying away from topwater and a seeming to be heading deep with the cooler air coming.