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That’s Not Cool…That’s Cold

Well, we just began 2018 with the coldest start of any year on record.  Single digit nights and days without rising above freezing have shut fishing down pretty completely for the moment.  We’ve got warmer days coming though and after … Continue reading

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That’s Cool!

If you follow my blog you know I love winter fishing.  It can be peaceful, productive and it’s just fun to be out when you often have the river to yourself.   If you do fish the “forgotten season” you need … Continue reading

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Unreel Turnout at the Expo!

Thank you to everyone who came out to see and hear me at the WNC Fly Fishing Expo this past weekend.  We filled the seats and then some yesterday to talk tenkara, look at pictures of the awesome fish you … Continue reading

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Come See Me at the Expo!

This weekend is the 9th annual Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Expo and I will once again be “talkin’ tenkara”  to attendees.  I present at 5:15 on Friday evening and 10am on Saturday and I’d love to see you there.  … Continue reading

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Cold Weather, Hot fishing

We got a little gift from Canada on Friday…a blast of cold air that brought temps down to the high twenties. Thankfully, trout like it cold. A few layers of fleece, plenty of hot chocolate and a good dose of … Continue reading

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Fall Colors

This past week we had a few beautiful warm days and what is likely the last of our fall colors. The hickory was bright yellow, the sumac bright red and the oaks a deep roan.  This monster male Brookie was … Continue reading

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Summer Closeout?

In the high ground the leaves are already falling, temperatures are cool and summer is clearly coming to an end.  Perhaps this gorgeous, native Brookie was an end of season special.   If so, it was a great way to … Continue reading

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