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Obey River Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Little 13" rainbow I caught while floating the river with my dad on a beautiful 75° day. Only caught three because the water is warm and not oxygenated ...more from hot weather and a fall turnover on Dale Hollow. He was pretty though.

  2. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Took a little float trip today on the Obey with my gf and we caught a lot of little browns and this nice 18" Rainbow all in the current near submerged trees

    1. fishing_19 0
      Nice looking fish
    2. zackattack11 0
      Beautiful colors
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  3. Details: Red Horse Sucker

    Bouncing night crawlers on a jighead around the bottom in the current and caught a couple trout and this sucker. There were some crappie and Buffalo in the creek ...more out of the current but they weren't interested

    1. Laine Dillard 0
      Some of my favorite eating right there
    2. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      That's what I thought it was but they don't have that as an option @CJS21
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  4. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Another big beauty on my little jig I tied the other night. Just swimming it under the surface of the water. He came out under a Log and snatched it. I have to make ...more some more of these

  5. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Tried out that jig I tied last night and they sure do like it, caught a lot on that and the flashabou. Trying to replicate my favorite crappie/trout jig and it works. ...more This 17" Rainbow agrees

  6. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Some of the others on the float trip, more quality fish than quantity

    1. tacticalscissors 0
      Alright! I really appreciate all the help thank you!
    2. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      Bass. @tacticalscissors if you're fly fishing the native rainbows and brooks are smart and will just go after dries and not streamers or nymphs
    3. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      Which streams hold what or go to little river fly shop in Townsend and smoky mountain angler in gatlinburg on what the updated fishing reports are. Roostertails ...more for trout and you know how to catch bad
    4. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      Holston and hiwassee that are an hour away and some deep mountain lakes like chillhowee and Calder wood tat are nearby, but creek fishing around the park is your ...more best bet. Talk to a park official on
    5. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      Well the smoky mountains are full of trout and smallmouth, the little river and pigeon river which run through the city hold Big Smallmouth and trout. There are ...more some good tailwaters like the south ohl
    6. tacticalscissors 0
      Hey I'm going to gatlinburg over spring break and wondered if you had any tips for trout and smallmouth considering ive never been there
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  7. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Best one of the float trip me and @MusicCityBass on the Obey. TVA was running 1 generator most of the day. Fish were in boils and trees. Fishing was slow with maybe ...more 5 fish caught, but it was s beautiful day on a beautiful river.

    1. Smalljaw 0
      What's with the mask, did you knock over a bank? ;)
  8. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    The river was high but no current and the creek was low with no fish so I was double screwed if I fly fished, so I decided to go back to the cabin and watch basketball ...more and between games I went to the river and threw a Rebel and caught this 14" by some brush. The river is kind of dead, need to find some other species to fish until March.

  9. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    Beautiful 17" rainbow I caught in the back part of the current near a log.

  10. Details: Golden Rainbow Trout

    First fish on my baby that I got for Christmas. I'm gonna use it for hucking big bugs like large woolybuggers, clouser, sculpins, and carp flies. Today I had ...more to fish below the dam because of the muddy water. We fished the pool directly below Dale Hollow Dam flood gates, where monster browns get trapped. Lost a 24" brown when he snapped my line, but I caught this little rainbow after I retied.

    1. Lincoln Craigge 0
      Same as you probably not sure yet
    2. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      Good choice, what line you getting @LCraig
    3. Lincoln Craigge 0
      Before I saw this I ordered a TFO clouser and my dads getting me a reel. Probably be a TFO to
    4. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      Are good too. My friend has a BPS Kingfisher and it's nice. Bass pro white river stuff is ok but if want good stuff get TFO
    5. TennesseeTroutboy 0
      If you like this one (I love it) it's a Temple Fork Outfitters NXT fly reel and a Allen Prelude rod. With Blue Halo fly line @LCraig anything Allen or TFO is ...more good. The TFO BVK rod and Allen compass at
    6. Tyrone Smith 0
      Very nice
    7. Chris Skinner 0
      Nice! Looks sharp with that blue line!
    8. Lincoln Craigge 0
      That's a nice setup. Hoping for my birthday I can get a 4 wt
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