Oct 22, 2016

Camping @ Soaring Eagle

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Campsite @ Soaring Eagle Campground in Lenoir City. 

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Bed Time w/ these broskis.  39 Degrees overnight!
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Sep 18, 2016

Tellico Camping

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Took the kids on our 1st camping trip on the water.  We put in at the Toqua Boat Launch and the campsite was right across the water.  With 6 on the boat and a ton of gear, it took us two trips to get to camp.

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Jul 17, 2016

Boat Ownership - Week #1

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After closing on the boat Tuesday afternoon, Jackson and I put it in the water for the first time at Louden.  1st fish caught on the our new boat!

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Maxwell joined us an hour or so later after the storm passed.

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Wednesday I found myself needing a personal day...Kent and I put in on Chilhowee Lake.  Here's a nice smallmouth!

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Not pictured, on Friday evening I fished Stock Creek with Charles and then Saturday morning at the Forks of the River with Brandon.  The picture about is from Saturday evening on Tellico Lake as the sun went down.


Maxwell speeding down the Clinch River as we finished up our Sunday afternoon!

Jul 2, 2016

Little Fisherman

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Maxwell wanted to go fishing today instead of swimming.
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Jun 24, 2016

New River

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Our crew for the New River.  It turned into a 2 night trip, even though we scheduled for 3, because we misjudged our speed.  Water levels were a little low but lots of class I rapids where the smallmouth hung out.  We caught most our fish on the first and last day with the 2nd being slow...maybe because of all the rafters on the water.  Great trip!  Boris took home the trophy.

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The best sections for fishing were Wagoner to 221 and Kings Creek to our take out @ 93.  Most of our luck was smallmouth on top water but nothing of size.  A few nice size trout were caught on Panther Martins. 

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This was our intended trip.  We misjudged our speed and ended reaching our campsite @ 221 Access just after noon on Saturday.  So, we decided to paddle on and camp at River Camp.  Next time, I'd love to spend the night @ Aleghany.  It looked very remote and was in a section of the river for great fishing!

May 15, 2016

Maxwell's 1st Camping Trip

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Heading out for Maxwell's 1st Camping Trip to Indian Boundary
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Jackson and friends, Olivia and Carson, showed Maxwell the ropes.
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Did a little fishing and hiking.
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Throwing rocks
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Highlight for the kids was Wrestle Mania in the tent.
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Maxwell fit right in
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