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  • About South Holston
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    I am one of those self taught flyfisherman and fly tyers. I was raised with a long slender cane pole and a popping bug. My Dad and I would slip around farm ponds fishing for big bream and bass in a little wooden boat that would fit in the back of an Opel Station Wagon. So what is Tenkara fishing today, I was doing 50+ years ago. What a great way to be raised. That is the way my son got started also. He now guides 200 days a year for trout on the tailraces of Tennessee.
    So when I moved to the mountains of NC and started chasing trout and smallmouth bass, the switch to a fly rod was easy. Same thing as a cane pole.
    My flies were ugly back then. Had to use whatever materials I could find. But they sure did catch trout. So I thought they were pretty.
    The South Holston River Tailwater has refined my tying, to say the least. Catch more fish, I don't know. We use to hammer them back them with those ugly flies.
    Location
    Bristol. Tennessee
    Interests
    Paddling a Drift Boat and Fly Fishing
    Occupation
    Owner of South Holston River Fly Shop

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  1. Joey Bagels
    Joey Bagels liked post by South Holston On thread : Streamers, How I got Hooked on Swinging;
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  6. random user
    random user liked post by South Holston On thread : Fishing etiquette! Do people have any?
  7. Hardyreels
    Hardyreels liked post by South Holston On thread : The Rogue River claims another ...
    Amen Hardy Reels-
    Liked On: 07-19-2013, 08:36 PM
    Posted On: 07-19-2013, 06:59 PM
  8. Editor
  9. stenacron
    stenacron liked post by South Holston On thread : Hexes are here!
    Tell me Mayflies aren't beautiful :)
    Liked On: 06-12-2013, 06:55 AM
    Posted On: 06-11-2013, 02:33 PM
  10. mcnerney
    mcnerney liked post by South Holston On thread : Brown Trout Pics
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