Fishing Report 8-27-15

​ Whew, what a week. Cumberland Bottom Ticklers was on the water several times this week. The weather has been absolutely fantastic with cool temperatures and sunny skies. You couldn’t ask for much more. The weather definitely has a feel of autumn already although it’s a bit early. If you look closely, you’ll notice a few maple trees already starting to turn. We’re getting excited about fall and winter fishing. The Cumberland has been fishing great. Generation schedules have been very favorable for fly fishermen. Cool mornings with very little wind have made guiding behind the oars very enjoyable. In the afternoons there has been a small periodic breeze that has felt fantastic. The

Fishing Report 8-14-15

Cumberland Bottom Ticklers was out on the water recently with Ryan from Georgetown. The fishing was very good to downright awesome. Lots of fish graced the boat net. Nothing really big was caught, but plenty of fish in the 12-16 inch range were boated. We never keep count of the number of fish caught, but it was a lot. Ryan hadn't been fly fishing in a while, but it didn't take long for him to fall back into handling a fly rod easily. Once on the water, the fishing started and never slowed much all day. All the usual spots produced fish. In the afternoon a pop up thunderstorm absolutely soaked us in true Cumberland River fashion even though there was only a 20% chance of rain for the

Fishing Report 8-13-15

Flows from the Corps of Engineers on the Cumberland River have been very unfavorable for about a month due to a massive amount of rain received early in July in the Cumberland Basin. Yesterday the Wolf Creek Dam generation schedule finally broke. Currently flows are right on track. Combine great weather forecasts for the next few days and good generation schedules and it's a great time to to go trout fishing now! You can bet that Cumberland Bottom Ticklers will be on the river. With Summer winding down and school starting you can bet that fewer boats will be on the river especially during the week. CBT's has consistently been on the river during the week this time of year and seen no o

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