Entries by Joe Kostura

Mid February Fishing Report 2.12.2018

Lots of rain in the High Country and Boone area the last few days. Good news for the local streams and tailwaters alike since we definitely need it for our great spring fishing coming up! Local streams have returned to normal levels after the weekends rains, add that to the fact that we will be […]

East Tennesee/WNC Fishing Report 5.12.2017

Fine fishing in the High Country and our tailwaters to the West. The locals are both full of water and fish. The South Holston River and Watauga Rivers have their sulphur hatches beginning to fire up, and we can’t be any more pleased about both! The South Holston River  The South Holston may just be […]

Tennessee Tailwater/WNC Fishing Report 2.15.2017

South Holston River: The high water fishing, mostly nymphing has been good to great since the flows and schedule has stabled a bit. Some have been throwing streamers with success and rolling a few big fish to boot. But most are still sticking to the heavy stuff dangled underneath an indicator. Some are finding it […]

Tailwater/WNC Fishing Report 2.8.2017

South Holston River: A lot of high water fishing. They are beginning to back off of the release, but it may still be more of a place to be for the drift boat. The high water nymphing has been outstanding for those who love to nymph and watch the bobber. Blue wings, blue wings, blue […]

East Tennessee Tailwater Report 1.25.2017

South Holston and Watauga River Blue Wing nymphs remain to be the theme. Small ones too in the size 20-24 range. Soft hackles are also catching fish as they typically do with great regularity. Midge fishing? It’s January on a tailwater! This means they are eating them by the bunches as well. Expect to go […]