This river is definitely a place for a expert fisherman. This river is full of trout, these fish are very well educated. These fish can be taking sulfurs then the next minute completely ignore them. This river is not for the weak at heart!
Watauga River is a slow moving river full of massive trout. Your best bet to catching fish in this river is terrestrial or streamers. Also you should float the river, because there are limited access for waders.
The government is trying to take away 100,000 acres of trout streams and wildlife habitat in the Cherokee National Forest.
This hatchery delivers fish to 12 rivers in East Tennessee. The goverment want's to close this hatchery and put in a chemical company a mile down the road. I think stuff like this should stop!
Started out on South Holston River, started out slow, then it heated up on streamers. Saw some old friends and some best friends out there had a great time competing for the biggest and most fish. After a rainy morning of fishing, i decide to go to Beaver Creek. It is normally to warm, but the... [ READ MORE... ]
Some nice fish caught on South Holston and Watauga Rivers, multipule over 20".