Pro Tips: Stay Away from Redds

I often get asked, “what does a trout redd look like?” Above is a picture I snapped last week on the South Holston River while floating through a tailout. The redd, or the bed, is circled. Most of our large brown trout are in peak spawn at the moment. . . .

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Pro Tip: Don’t Talk Trash About Mr. Whitey

Written by: John McKinnie, Fly-Fishing Manager at Lone Mountain Ranch

Many a troutless day has been saved by the tug of the whitey.
Photos courtesy Lone Mountain Ranch

Who hasn’t heard the phrase “not another Whitefish,” uttered with sheer disappointment? All too often, you will hear this said by guides and anglers on rivers throughout southwestern. . .

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