Eastern Tennessee Sulphur Mania

Discussion in 'Trip Reports with Pics' started by Jason Baker, May 7, 2007.

  1. Jason Baker Member

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    Ft. Mill, SC
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    John Hicks, myself, and 6 other dudes hit the South Holston and Wautaga rivers this weekend and it was sulphur mania. Each of us had 30 fish days with more than 70% on the dry. The average fish was around 14" with some stretching to 17". These rivers are tailwater fisheries and actually would not provide a trout habit without the dams and weirs that feed them with cold water and oxygen. If you are ever travelling through North Carolina or Tennesee, give us a call!

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  2. greyghost Member

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    Coastal Rivers, OR
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    Nice, when I lived in WNY, the Sulphur hatch was one of the most productive of the year. A little CDC comparadun was usually the ticket with the bigger, pickier fish.

  3. Big Tuna Member

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    Wenatchee, Washington
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    Sounds like a good time. What's up with the smile... a moment of weakness? :)
  4. OhioOutdoorsman New Member

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    Akron, OH
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    The SoHo rocks......best place I've fished so far in the east, at least dry fly fishing for bigger browns. Do those sulphurs hatch there all year long or what?