October 13, 2018

         3 generators (2) sluice gates and (1) orifice at Wolf Creek Dam

What's going on with the generation at Wolf Creek Dam?  I've been asked that question more over the past two weeks than I have over the past 17 years.  It's prime time for fishing on the Cumberland river, but recent generation schedules are keeping most fly fisherman off the river.  Central and Southeastern Kentucky usually av...

September 10, 2018

Fly fishing for trout on the Cumberland river hasn't been on fire, but it's been close.  Over the past 2 weeks our seasonal temperatures have changed, more leaves are transitioning to fall color, generation schedules have been mixed, and trout in the river have noticed all of this. 

       Fly fisherman are enjoying quality trout everywhere on the Cumberland right now.

Of importance to fly fish...

August 14, 2018

            My 7th grader getting it done during a nasty weather day on the Cumberland.

Fly fishing for trout on the Cumberland River has been very productive.  Catch rates have been good and plenty of nice size fish are being brought to the net.  We’ve moved into that part of the year where changes from the summer season to Autumn are starting to surface.  Morning temperatures...

July 17, 2018

                                 Nymphing is the name of the game on the Cumberland.

Slightly higher than average temperatures and great trout fishing have been the trend over the past few weeks on the Cumberland River.   Summer is in full swing and cool, foggy mornings on th...

October 18, 2017

                                               Fun times on the Cumberland River right now.

It’s been a while since the last fishing report.   My apologies for not posting a report in a while, but life has...

August 29, 2017

                                                Lots of 16-20" fish being caught right now.

Fishing on the Cumberland River has been good and well, I might say interesting.  There’s been a ton going on...

January 6, 2017

Well, it looks like Mr. Winter has finally decided to show up in the bluegrass state.  Don't let cold, nasty weather stop you from going fly fishing.  The Cumberland might be high right now due to generation, but don't let it hamper you from going to Hatchery Creek, the Smoky Mountains, or maybe trying a trip with a more southern location.   Hatchery Creek has been fishing well.  Watch for redds and be gentle if you catch a fi...

December 23, 2016

I've had lots of fishermen asking about the new Hatchery Creek below Wolf Creek Dam.  I fished this small stream a couple of weeks ago for about 3 hours.  This short video will give you a good idea of what it's like to fish this stream.  Thanks and please share!   

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