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Up We Go!

Memorial Day has come and gone. This means I’m changing gears into “summer fishing” mode.  Starting the first of June I’ll be leaving the lower, hatchery-supported water behind and commencing hike-in wild trout fishing.  These trips are typically a full … Continue reading

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One of these fish is…

…not like the other ones!    The River Red Horse (bottom picture) is a wonderful fish that loves clean, clear streams just like trout.  Unlike the beautiful Rainbow Trout pictured, the Redhorse is actually native to our WNC streams.   Given its … Continue reading

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Persistence Pays!

I wouldn’t have thought it possible but we  managed to get in a morning of fishing in between yesterday’s thunderstorms and today’s.  Rivers come up quickly here in WNC but luckily, they tend to recede the same way.    When … Continue reading

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Family Fun

This morning the sun was shining on us and so was good fortune.  I had a great morning out with this delightful father and daughter team of trout slayers.  We caught quantity, quality and variety.  Most importantly we had a … Continue reading

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Birthday Bonanza

I just had an amazing day with a wonderful couple from right here in Asheville.  It was a birthday gift for him but as you can see, the stream gave everyone presents today.  This has to be the most impressive … Continue reading

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Troutapalooza!

I’ve been on the water a ton lately and just haven’t had much time to write new posts.  With apologies to all, I’m going to sort of bunch some trip photos together in the name of efficiency.  We’ve had some … Continue reading

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The Gift of Memories

If there’s anything that life teaches us it’s that experiences are far more precious than things.   The latest, coolest whatever always ends up worn out, out-dated, superseded or just plain forgotten.  But a memorable event seems to somehow become more … Continue reading

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