Eastern Tennessee Sulphur Mania

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

  1. Jason Baker

    Jason Baker Member

    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

    greyghost Member

    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.

    Pete
     
  3. Big Tuna

    Big Tuna Member

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

    OhioOutdoorsman New Member

    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?