Tag Archives: tennessee fly fishing

Photo Essay: Dropping in for a Little Kayak Fly-Fishing

Written by: Phil Monahan

Damon gets ready to take the plunge into a fishing hole.
Photos courtesy Jackson Kayak

Former Trout Bum of the Week Damon Bungard is the product manager at Jackson Kayak, and he sent in these great images that highlight the versatility of the company’s new crossover. . .


Top 10 Winter Flies for Western North Carolina and East Tennessee

Written by: Brown Hobson, Brown Trout Fly Fishing

This winter rainbow came from the Wautauga River.
Photo courtesy Brown Hobson

Winter fishing in the Southeast isn’t what it is in the rest of the country. We are blessed with average lows in the high 20s and average highs in the upper 40s. That still puts average water. . .


Photos: Brown Trout and Orange Dogs on the Watauga

Written by: Ed Felker, Dispatches from the Potomac

There were no monsters on the day, but the browns were healthy and beautiful.
Photo by Ed Felker

During the planning phase of this trip, which started over eight months ago, I knew I wanted to fish with veteran guide Patrick Fulkrod. Patrick was named the 2014 Orvis-Endorsed Guide of the Year and has worked hard to earn the reputation as “The Man” in the area of Tennessee’s. . .


Podcast: Fishing the Tailwaters of Eastern Tennessee with Patrick Fulkrod, the 2014 Orvis-Endorsed Guide of the Year

Written by: Phil Monahan

On this week’s podcast, 2014 Orvis-Endorsed Guide of the Year Patrick Fulkrod gives us a very full accounting of fly-fishing on the tailwaters of east Tennessee, specifically the Watauga and. . .


Tiny Flies for Big Browns on the South Holston

Written by: Trey Oliver, Fishing Manager Orvis Charlotte

Mary Griffin shows off her 22-inch South Holsten brown, caught on a size 22 midge imitation.
All photos by Trey Oliver

It seems that streamers are all the rage these days—and let me preface this by saying I love fishing meaty flies—especially with all the cool patterns out there now! What’s not to love about tossing a 6-inch fly into the unknown with the anticipation that a. . .