Author Archives: Colleen Tighe

9-4-17

Tim Tighe on the lower half of Cheatham Lake: As of Monday afternoon, the Harpeth River, Sycamore Creek, and several other creeks are extremely muddy. A few of the creeks like Marrowbone, Brush and Sam’s creek are stained but not as muddy and I was pleasantly surprised that the main lake or river is not… Continue Reading

8-30-17

Tim Tighe on the lower half of Cheatham Lake: As of Monday afternoon, the main lake is in relatively good shape but stained in some areas and clearer in others. You can catch fish in both but the clearer water gives you more options for sight baits such as swimbaits, dropshotting etc. The Harpeth River… Continue Reading

8-26-17

How Important is a Positive Attitude in Fishing? By Tim Tighe 8-24-17 Tim Tighe Outdoors.com   I have a large smile as I make my way to Cheatham Lake because I am very optimistic that a good day is ahead. There are still visions of the several nice largemouth bass and several other keepers that… Continue Reading

8-22-17

Tim Tighe on the lower half of Cheatham Lake: As of Monday afternoon, the main lake is in relatively good shape but stained in some areas and clearer in others. You can catch fish in both but the clearer water gives you more options for sight baits such as swimbaits, dropshotting etc. The Harpeth River… Continue Reading

8-17-17

Yesterday we had an enjoyable day spent showing a friend and follow fisherman my system utilizing my electronics to quickly eliminate unproductive water in Cheatham Lake. Many people consistently struggle in this lake because of the almost constant changes in water level, current, nomadic bait fish and several other reasons. The on the water instruction… Continue Reading

8-11-17

Angling: The Thinking Person’s Sport By Tim Tighe Tim Tighe Outdoors .com   One of my favorite places in the world greets me just as expected with a slight mist over the water and very little wind. I am instinctively looking for any signs of activity to give me clues as to what the largemouth… Continue Reading

8-10-17

I have been catching bass lately primarily by junk fishing. I may catch them on almost anything in the morning and then as the sun gets higher I have more success going progressively deeper. The Harpeth River is muddy again due to rains upriver so I am spending most of my time in the main… Continue Reading

8-1-17

Tim Tighe on the lower half of Cheatham Lake: As of Monday afternoon, the main lake is in relatively good shape and the Harpeth River is very stained. Most of the creeks are also in good shape. If we have very little rain the rest of the week, I look for everything to be in… Continue Reading

July 29-30 Weekend

This weekend has been productive but hard work. I have caught 5 pounders from depths of 15 ft. around cover which I found with my electronics on previous trips, to flipping in thick wood. It is junk fishing to the highest degree based on the conditions. Early the fish could be anywhere and as the… Continue Reading

Tough week for consistency 7-27-17

This week has been a tough week for consistency. I have not had problems catching them but the shad and the bass have moved very much on even an hourly basis. One morning I caught 14 keepers flipping in thick wood and the next day there were none there. The conditions have not changed much… Continue Reading