Big South Fork of the Cumberland River


Oneida, TN
United States United States
36.98508, -84.60684

This Recreation Area lies on the Kentucky border, straddling the delineation between Eastern Standard Time and Central Standard Time. It is most easily reached by car. The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (BSFNRRA) is a large protected area on the Kentucky/Tennessee border that provides opportunity for wilderness experiences. The preserve surrounds the free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries.

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Big South Fork of the Cumberland River Fishing Report 08.05.10

Cumberland River Report   August 4th Courtesy of Dave DeBold     Hotter than hell, but the fishing is pretty good. Air tems were flirting with the 100 degree mark but it wasn't too bad with a breeze coming out of the West. Water temps from 53-55 throughout the day and the river is moving at 2010 cfs. My client Jim K. of Lexington, KY caught many fish with several in the 15-18 inch range. All were taken on weighted egg patterns bounced along the bottom. Back at it th...
Double D Outfitters Dave DeBold
almost 7 years ago (07/30/2010)

Big South Fork of the Cumberland River Fishing Report 07.30.10

The water is dropping and the fish are hitting. July has been a great month for both numbers and quality fish. We had a little high water for the last week but the river levels are back to fly fishing levels. Egg patterns in assorted colors, especially yellow, have been producing some great fish. Several browns and rainbows over the twenty inch range were landed throughout July on yellow and orange patterns. We lost a couple that either pulled off or snapped the line that were in the 6-8 pound...



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Double D Outfitters

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