Tag Archives: Asheville Tenkara news

His and Hers Rainbows!

What could be more fun than spending a day sharing new experiences and having new adventures with a loved one?  Answer: Nothing!    That’s why when I take pictures of wonderful people like these I never have to tell them … Continue reading

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Three Generations of Tenkara Aces!

Family fishing is my favorite fishing and today was as good as it gets.  I had the privilege of guiding this awesome grandfather, father and son/grandson trio for a busy day on the stream.  We caught variety, quantity and as … Continue reading

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Fall Fun

It’s been a while coming but it would appear that autumn is finally arriving here in the mountains.  Yesterday it was 39 degrees when we waded in with our tenkara rods. The fall colors were breaking out and the fish … Continue reading

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That’s a Long Way for a Brookie!

If you follow my posts you’ll know I respect the effort it takes to find and catch our elusive native Brook Trout.  The angler pictured above and below  is a great friend of mine and definitely deserves special recognition.  He … Continue reading

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Payin’ it Back

I spent the day yesterday up in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park volunteering with their tremendous fisheries team.  The GSMNP is a model nationwide for it’s impressive, science based management of it’s cold-water fisheries.  Yesterday we were doing a  … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

If you’re a reasonably sane person you might wonder why I seem to get so excited about fishing for native Brook Trout.  After all, they’re tiny when you compare them to some of the fish we catch fall through spring.  … Continue reading

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“Luck is not Chance, Fortune’s Smile is Earned.”

I suspect Emily Dickenson wasn’t talking about Brook trout fishing when she wrote about luck…but maybe she was!  It certainly is applicable and the photos above and below are ample evidence of the value of effort in determining an outcome.  … Continue reading

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