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  Clinch River Chapter TU The Clinch
Many experienced anglers who have fished the premier trout waters of the United States consider the Clinch River tailwater to be one of the finest trout fisheries in the country.
The Clinch tailwater is 13 miles in length and flows from Norris Dam, at River Mile 80, to the Highway 61 Bridge near Clinton, TN, at River Mile 67.
Ospreys nest along the river, and the Clinch supports a significant population of beaver and wood ducks.
www.crctu.com /The_Clinch/Clinch.html   (933 words)

  
 Clinch River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Clinch River at Speers Ferry in Scott County, Virginia
The Clinch River is dammed twice: by Norris Dam, the first dam built by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA); and by Melton Hill Dam, the only TVA dam with a lock not located on the main channel of the Tennessee River.
The Clinch and Powell River drainage basins are separated by Powell Mountain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Clinch_River   (506 words)

  
 ClinchPowell.net -> R C & D -> Programs -> Clinch River Community Project
The Clinch River Community Project is a groundbreaking partnership between the Clinch-Powell RCandD and The Nature Conservancy.
The Clinch River Community Project is striving to educate the public of their great environmental resources and assist them in their protection.
The Clinch River Community Project is tackling some of the more complex pollution issues in the Clinch and Powell rivers watershed, by breaking it into its most resourceful entity, the individual communities.
www.clinchpowell.net /rcd/crcp.html   (913 words)

  
 Virgie Brewer Perry - Memories Along Clinch River
He had a great love for fishing Clinch River and my earliest Memory is waiting down the leaf covered road for him to come from the River where he had gone to trace his lines.
Across the road from their large weatherboarded house was a graveyard and I was told their son Rector, who as a young man drowned in the Clinch River, was buried there.
Clinch River never carried such an echo up and down its length as those three brothers working along the Riverbank cornfield, competing, racing to beat each other end to end.
www.tngennet.org /union/virgie_brewer_perry_memoirs.html   (10305 words)

  
 The Upper Tennessee River Roundtable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Because of the mercury contamination in the North Fork of the Holston, fishes from the river cannot be consumed.
The Holston River flows into the Holston Lake which is a source of drinking water.
The Clinch River is a source of drinking water for the surrounding region.
www.uppertnriver.org /rivers.shtml   (394 words)

  
 Sherpa Guides | Virginia | Mountains | Valley & Ridge I | Clinch River Valley, Clinch Mountain, and North Fork of ...
The Clinch is considered navigable from the town of Richlands in Tazewell County to the Virginia/Tennessee line in Scott County.
A landmark of southwest Virginia is the stiff backbone of Clinch Mountain.
The river is included in the bioreserve not because of its current diversity, but for its potential for recovery and for its importance as part of the Tennessee Valley watershed.
sherpaguides.com /virginia/mountains/valley_ridge_I/clinch_river_valley.html   (6690 words)

  
 CLINCH RIVER CORPORATION - Home Page
Clinch River Corporation is a full service custom fabrication shop specializing in all types of power plant, preparation plant, underground coal mining and other industrial applications.
CRC is also an Authorized Roots-Connersville Vacuum Pump and Blower Service Center for the eastern part of the United States.
Since it was founded in 1970, Clinch River Corporation has become known for its ability to provide quick, reliable turnaround of all types of industrial metal fabrications and vacuum pump repair.
clinch.com   (184 words)

  
 The Clinch's Magnificent Trout
Clinch regulars are convinced that there are 30-pound-plus trout in the river.
Trout grow very quickly in the Clinch River (close to an inch per month), and fish that are stocked as fingerlings look and act more like wild trout.
Like most tailwaters, the Clinch is like two different rivers according to whether the water is "on" or "off." Low water means easy river access and is the only time many anglers feel comfortable fishing the river.
www.tennesseesportsmanmag.com /fishing/trout-fishing/tn_aa065004a   (1566 words)

  
 Pellissippi Blueway
The river between the Pellissippi Bridge and Melton Hill Dam is designated as a Tennessee state scenic river.
With the confluence with the Tennessee River, the Pellissippi blueway connects to Kingston, Harriman, Knoxville, Chattanooga,....
The confluence of the Powell River and the Clinch occurs at the Chuck Swan WMA (mile 89).
www.cs.utk.edu /~dunigan/blueway   (630 words)

  
 What does Pellissippi mean?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Clinch River and it's branch, the Powell River, rise in southwest Virginia and flow into Tennessee and finally into the upper Tennessee River.
It was this river, the Clinch, that served as a boundary line in Indian treaties.
The Indians called it the Pellisipi, but not for long, because the name was changed to Clinch River.
pghs.home.att.net /peliname.html   (191 words)

  
 Clinch River Vacations - Clinch River Vacation Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Clinch River and the Powell River are the two main tributaries of Norris Lake.
The upper Clinch River, flowing through a long, narrow valley between Powell Mountain and Copper Ridge, enters Tennessee near the town of Kyles Ford less than 1 mile from the state line at the junction of TN 70 and TN 33.
The lower Clinch River is a prime river float that goes to the headwaters of Melton Hill Dam and is popular with both boaters and fishermen.
www.tennesseelakevacations.com /clinchriver.shtml   (479 words)

  
 GORP - Access Clinch River - Tennessee Tailwater Trout
Although access points are not abundant on the Clinch as the Caney Fork, the TWRA has improved the situation in recent years by adding several public areas.
Park at the new county jail on the southwestern side of the river at the TN 61 bridge.
On the northeastern side of the river and at the other end of the TN 61 bridge is the 61 Bridge Access point.
gorp.away.com /gorp/publishers/countryman/fis_tntrout4.htm   (703 words)

  
 GORP - Clinch River - Tennessee Tailwater Trout
The Clinch's turnaround began in 1984, when a weir dam was built some 2 miles downstream of the reservoir to even out the flow of water during power-generation releases.
Recent tagging studies revealed that the Clinch's rainbows grow at a rate of 1 inch per month, and there are indications that brown trout may be spawning in the river.
Although the whole river becomes virtually unwadable, it is possible to float the stream in a float ring, canoe, or johnboat, allowing anglers to reach big trout that feed more recklessly in the stronger currents.
gorp.away.com /gorp/publishers/countryman/fis_tntrout3.htm   (944 words)

  
 The Nature Conservancy in Tennessee - Clinch River
The Clinch and Powell Rivers are formed in the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia, and are considered the only ecologically intact (undammed) headwaters of the Tennessee River system.
The Clinch river watershed is the number one hotspot in the U.S. for imperiled aquatic species.
An important consideration is the fact that the Clinch Valley's land, water, and natural resources also sustain human communities and their economies.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/tennessee/preserves/art10174.html   (371 words)

  
 BMAP Results - Map - Clinch River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Clinch River is downstream of all three DOE facilities in Oak Ridge: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the Y-12 Plant, and the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP).
The Clinch River is a large river and reservoir system (drainage area of 44,000 acres) that is impacted throughout its 140-mile length adversely by industrial, municipal, and agricultural sources.
The Clinch River Environmental Restoration Program was conducted in the early 1990s, and was designed to address the transport, fate, and distribution of waterborne contaminants from the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation and to assess potential risks to human health and the environment associated with these contaminants.
www.esd.ornl.gov /BMAP/clinch.htm   (281 words)

  
 American Whitewater - NWRI - Big Cedar Creek Lebanon (Route 727) to Clinch River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Clinch at Cleveland should be reading at least 1400cfs for a minimum level on Big Cedar.
From here to the confluence with the Clinch river there isn't much to do except take in the scenery and occasional spotting of deer and beavers.
Keep in mind that Big Cedar Creek from the area of the swinging bridge down to the Clinch River is located in a nature preserve operated by the Nature Conservancy.
www.americanwhitewater.org /rivers/id/1894   (988 words)

  
 The Tennessee River
The Nolichucky River flows into the French Broad River near White Pine, Hamblen County, TN which is upstream from Dandridge, Jefferson County, TN.
Many creeks, streams and smaller rivers were part of this large collection of water and many others continue to flow into the Tennessee River before it reaches the Ohio River at Paducah, KY. The Ohio then joins the Mississippi River and flows into the Gulf of Mexico at New Orleans.
The center of the river channel is part of the boundary.
www.roanetn.com /tnriver.htm   (514 words)

  
 Nature Conservancy News Room - The Nature Conservancy Protects Top Target on Clinch River
The acquisition of this property, and its designation as a nature preserve are critical steps towards the protection of the river, including the plants and animals that call it home, and the water that people in Virginia and Tennessee depend on for consumption and recreation, said Bill Kittrell, director of the Conservancy’s Clinch Valley Program.
The United States is the world leader when it comes to the variety of animal life found in our rivers, and the Clinch is one of the most ecologically important rivers in the country, said Brian Richter, director of the Conservancy’s Freshwater Initiative, an international effort to protect freshwater systems.
The Conservancy is working with individuals, private businesses and public agencies from the communities along the length of the Clinch to find common sense solutions to help protect the health of the river, and the health of the local economy.
www.nature.org /pressroom/press/press269.html   (602 words)

  
 Points of Interest
The Clinch River comes into Tennessee from Virginia, entering near the town of Kyles Ford, Tennessee, less than 1 mile from the state line at the junction of TN 70 and TN 33.
The access points to the river on paved roads are at 1) Kyles Ford, 2) the U.S. 25-E bridge (1.6 miles from Clinch Mountain Winery), 3) Bullen Valley Road (200 yards from Clinch Mountain Winery), and 4) at a bridge near the junction of TN 31 and TN 66.
The Clinch is one of two rivers flowing into Norris Lake, and it flows into the lake a short distance southwest of Thorn Hill.
www.clinchmountainwinery.com /points_of_interest.htm   (1425 words)

  
 Clinch River Questions - Fly Tying
The clinch is wadeable at 0 generators, floatable and worth fishing with 1 generator but 2 is out of the question.
i smallie fish the clinch probably 100 trips or better a year being that is is 2 miles from the house.
There is a endangered mussell in the river that trout are supposed to kill so it is a big fine to stock them.
www.flytyingforum.com /index.php?showtopic=7419   (914 words)

  
 Outdoors - Clinch River
The Clinch River is a wide waterway lined with sycamores and silver maples whose leaves nearly graze the water's edge.
Its clear headwaters flow southeast through the Clinch Mountain valley in northeast Tennessee - in the Cumberland Mountain range not far from the Tennessee-Kentucky line - and make their way down to Kingston, west of Knoxville, where they flow into the Tennessee River.
This is a mild river but it's fast moving, and there are a couple of shallow spots that rocked the kayak enough to bring in some water.
orig.jacksonsun.com /outdoors/clinch_river.shtml   (1700 words)

  
 Clinch Mountain Winery
Clinch Mountain Winery is located at the foot of Clinch Mountain just 200 yards from a public boat launch to the Clinch River.
The distance between the two green dots is 2 miles.
This map shows how the Clinch River crosses U.S. It then flows down into the beginning of Norris Lake.
www.tennesseewines.com /clinch_mountain.htm   (494 words)

  
 Canoeing with Adventure Damascus, Inc. and the Nature Conservancy of Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The highlight of this day will be our canoe trip along the Clinch River to learn about and observe many of the rare and endangered fresh water mussel species found in the Clinch River.
Take in the views of the giant sycamore trees along the river banks, keep your eyes open for yellow warblers feasting on May Flies and wood ducks with chicks.
The swift-running, picturesque waters of the Clinch River provide habitat for 16 species of rare fish, such as the yellowfin madtom, and are the sole remaining sanctuary for an embattled collection of freshwater mussels living nowhere else on earth.
www.adventuredamascus.com /adventure/adventurefolder/canoeing.html   (429 words)

  
 Clinch Mountain Winery
Clinch Mountain Winery is located at the foot of Clinch Mountain just 200 yards from a public boat launch to the Clinch River.
When you visit Clinch Mountain Winery, you'll also be in an ideal spot to explore the part of the United States where Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia and North Carolina come together.
Clinch Mountain Winery is a proud member of the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Association.
www.clinchmtnwinery.com   (311 words)

  
 Clinch River Environmental Restoration Program
Click on this 3-D image to see a flying/submarine visualization of the Clinch River portraying the total Cesium 137 inventory in core samples taken by Oakes (6.8 MB mpeg movie: Be Patient!).
The first visible fl buoy marks Clinch River mile 21, and river miles decrease downstream as the movie progresses, ending at river mile 9.
Despite the high local variability of Cesium inventory, there appear to be meso-scale areas, on the order of single river miles, where higher inventory cores are clumped or grouped.
research.esd.ornl.gov /CRERP/SEDIMENT/SPLASH.HTM   (898 words)

  
 Tennessee Trout Fishing Smoky Mountains Clinch River
Also, a downloadable map of the Clinch River trout fishery is provided by The Creel.
Generation schedules for the Clinch River, South Holston River, Watauga River, and the Holston River can be aquired by following the individual links at bottom, left.
Enter zip code 37828 for the Clinch River, 37618 for the South Holston River, 37643 for the Watauga River, and 37760 for the Holston River.
www.creelflyfishing.com /TN_trout_fishing.htm   (179 words)

  
 Virginia Business Magazine: Clinch River Forest Products settles in   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Clinch River Forest Products Inc. is building a $4.35 million high-technology lumber mill in Tazewell County.
The mill is already under construction and should be completed by next spring, says Jim Belcher, one of the owners.
Clinch River is a private company owned by four longtime sawmill owners and timber growers in Southwest Virginia.
www.virginiabusiness.com /magazine/yr2005/oct05/aodclinch.shtml   (145 words)

  
 Virginia Forest Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Clinch River is one of the most important centers of mussel diversity in the world.
The FS has admitted that the Clinch Ranger District is more heavily logged than any other Ranger District on the Jefferson National Forest, and, in turn, the High Knob area receives more logging than any other part of the Clinch Ranger District.
In response, the Clinch Coalition, a local group quickly mobilized to stop the project and gathered thousands of petition signatures from local residents opposed to the project.
www.virginiaforestwatch.org /clinchRanger.shtml   (2305 words)

  
 Ecotours with Adventure Damascus, Inc. and The Nature Conservancy of Virginia
The Clinch Valley Bioreserve Ecotour will lead you to fascinating aspects of the bioreserve, including the Clinch River, Cleveland Island Preserve and the Pinnacle.
The lodge, which is owned by The Nature Conservancy, is located along the Clinch River and will be our base of operations for the next two days and nights.
This beautiful trail, located within the Clinch Ranger District of the Jefferson National Forest, follows the gorge along a former narrow gauge railroad that served the logging industry.
www.adventuredamascus.com /adventure/adventurefolder/ecotours.html   (1866 words)

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