Mountain Heritage Trout Waters

Jackson civic leaders, mostly from Sylva, Dillsboro, & Webster, have been meeting with the purpose of identifying stretches of Scotts Creek & the  Tuckasegee River to classify as Mountain Heritage Trout Waters.  When the project is completed, Dillsboro will be identified as a “Mountain Heritage Trout Town.”  (Same for Sylva […]

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The Must-See Conservation Film, Thurs. April 19

On Thursday, April 19, at 7:00 – 8:30 PM, there will be a must-see documentary movie at the Smoky Mountain Community Theater (130 Main Street, Bryson City).  It recalls the life of perhaps the most influential U.S. conservationists of the 20th century, Aldo Leopold.  The movie is more than dry […]

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The Tuckasegee Trout Unlimited Team

The Tuckasegee Trouth Unlimited team will be doing more trash clean up in concert with the WCU Annual Tuck Cleanup. The group will be meeting at CJ Harris Boat Launch. Pickup will be done by walking the shoreline, by wading, and by boat. Dress appropriately and bring gloves. The cleanup […]

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My favorite place on the river

What is your favorite spot on the Tuckasegee? Mine is Warden’s Falls in Panthertown. My late wife Pam and I use to like to go out on the rocks at the falls and lay in the sun for awhile. I remember a particularly warm day in February a few years […]

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A Trip to the Falls with Two Names

Photo from “Occoneechee,” published in 1916 The falls as it looks today      It’s a beautiful April morning, and I’m hiking into an area below Glenville dam to see a waterfall on the West Fork of the Tuckasegee River that not many people take the time to see.      The […]

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