Re: Mid January

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Posted by GRWilt on December 21, 1996 at 02:01:45:

In Reply to: Re: Mid January posted by GRWilt on December 21, 1996 at 01:46:56:

: : I have just re located to HSV from Canada and the thought of actually fly fishing in the winter (without the ice ups et al) is intriguing !

: : Any other suggestions for fishing 2-5 hours from HSV would be appreciated !

: : Tight Lines,
: : BGL

: Actually,some of the best ff for trout in my experience(been in south since 1960)
: has been in Dec-Feb.Right off the bat,I'd say from HSV try the Hiwassee(up near
: powerhouse NOW)ELK R.below Tim's Ford Lk.(Winchester,Tn)and the Little Buffalo R.
: (Laurel Hill Wildlife Man.Area,west of Lawrenceburg,Tn).In Ga.try the Conasauga
: near Chatsworth,Mill Ck on way to the Conasauga,and the Hooch in Atlanta.What
: flies---Montana(6-10),GRHE(16-18),Wooley Bugger(6-10),Coachman(wet,14)Little
: black stone(16-18,dry)BWO(18-22).The ff for warm water fish,particularly crappies
: white bass,and hybrid really begins to heat up in Feb.E mail me for details.GRW

OOOPs,I forgot to tell about the Sipsey tailwater below Smith Lk.west of Birmingham
Excellent winter 'Bow ff There is a flyshop right on the banks.CHECK IT OUT.Good Luck

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