Don’t let the chill of winter keep you from getting out and enjoying all the spectacular trout fishing the Highcountry has to offer. The delayed harvest waters, such as Valle Crucis Park, are still fishing well after being stocked in early November. With water temperatures dropping, look for fish holding up in deeper, slower pockets. Also, with the lower water levels right now, try downsizing your leader and tippet to avoid spooking fish in the slow, clear water. During those colder winter weeks, also look to fish during the warmer periods of the day, as this slight rise in temperature can stimulate the trout to start feeding.

Furthermore, the tailwaters down in Tennessee are also fishing exceptionally well, with the browns spawning and hungry as ever! We offer trips year round, which can make for the perfect holiday gift. So don’t hesitate to book a float trip for the chance to catch the trout of a lifetime!