FISHING REPORT

APRIL  FIRST  2019

DRY FLY

SEASON ON THE DRY

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Its Great To Be Alive -   04-01-2019 - The Spring 2019 Dry Fly Season Is Heating Up - Bugs Are Hatching and The Trout Are Responding - TVA Has Finally Lowered the South Holston Lake to Seasonal Summer Pool Levels and We Are Finally Getting Back to Normal With the Flows -2300 CFS Is What the TVA Has Been Spilling As of this Report and The Fishing Has Been Excellent However Still Somewhat Technical At Times  - No More Sluice ? .... Sulphurs Are Hatching and Producing Fish As of This Report - The Blue Wings Are Also Here in Big Numbers On Most Days - This Year After Fishing and Floating On Some of the Biggest Flows We Have Seen to Date, , , Now  the 2300 CFS  Seems Easy to Fish and Easy to Control the Boat - Our Weather Has Been Great - We Have Had A Few 70-75 Degree Days Recently That Have Seemingly  Spawned A Hatch of Drift Boat Guides - It Seems like Everyone Has a Drift Boat These Days - And it Seems like  Everyone Is A Pro Fly Guide  -Especially the 20 Something Year olds  ..... Right Now You Can Fish Many Types of Bugs and Get Good Results Both on Nymphs and Dry Flys.... If You Fish Where the Fish Are  - Pictured Above and Below Are Some of the  Trophy Dry Fly Fish Caught Recently - End of March 2019 ---  3  of My Best Browns of The 2019 Dry Fly Show  So far  - Dry Fly Size 22 Adams and Blue Wings -  6 X Tip -  15 foot Leader Is  And are Producing Slot  (PLR ) Wild Browns  From the 16- 20 Inch Mark  - These Wild  Browns Are Hard Fighting - Brilliantly  Colored Up and Eager to Eat A Dry Fly if You Can Get a Proper Drift - The Over All Fly Fishing is Only Going to Improve from Right Now  on Through the Spring - Really looking Forward to the Evening Big Yellow Bug Parades that are Coming in the Next Few Months - I Feel Blessed  Now After Fishing  202 Days on the SoHo in 2017  and  Fishing 212 Days on  the SoHo in 2018 - I look Back At How Much i Learned From Putting in the Time  Fishing  400+ Days on the South Holston River  in 2 Seasons of Living on this Mighty Tailwater - Its Paying Off Big Dividends Now - Having Many Options as to How we Approach these Fish and These Pools and These Flows Seems to be key to Finding the Slot Fish -Big Thanks to Colby for Inviting Me to go Fishing With Him - Colby is Extremely Good at What He Does - Getting to Fish with a Highly Experienced SoHo Fly Fishing Guide Was Certainly a Learning Experience and Alot of Fun - Thanks for the Big Memories Colby - Its Finally Good to Call You My Friend --For Anyone Thinking About Coming Here to Fish ? .... If Numbers is Your Goal or If Catching Bigger Trophy Size Trout on the Dry Fly or Streamer or If  Nymphing  Is Your Desire  - Feel Free to Text or Call Me Anytime On My Personal Cell Phone With Any Questions  You May Have  - 980-833-3167 - Thank You For Reading The Fishing Report - Tight Lines Ronnie 

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