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Taking the Pulse

A while back I was volunteering on a Brook Trout restoration project over in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Yesterday I got the chance to once again join their outstanding Fisheries crew to do a survey on those same … Continue reading

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Father+Son+Trout=Fun!

I admit, trout aren’t really necessary for dads and their sons to enjoy time together, but if you’re tenkara fishing, they’re a nice addition!   Trout were in plentiful supply yesterday when I had the pleasure of sharing an outing with … Continue reading

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I Heart Hornyheads

I really do.  I love all the incredible creatures that occupy our streams but these guys are just cool.  Properly known as a River Chub, this little fish plays a vital role in many of the same streams where we … Continue reading

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Catch the Brookie Bug

Who would hike 4 miles and spend  hours crawling over boulders to catch a little fish like this?  I would!  And so would the smiling tenkara ace picture below.  You might think that’s crazy and it is…crazy fun.   You’re looking … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash

I am always honored when someone makes a trip with Unreel Fly Fishing a gift to friend or  loved one.  Today that honor was bestowed on me by the proud dad you see in these pictures when he and his … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Go Fishing!

There are a lot of reasons to go tenkara fishing…It’s fun, it’s a great way to catch fish but perhaps the greatest benefit is that it puts us out in the midst of nature’s beauty.  We came across this cluster … Continue reading

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The Hits Just Keep on Comin’!

This time of year, the hits really do keep coming.  In spring we fish a lot on North Carolina “Delayed Harvest” waters.  Through the end of May, these waters are stocked by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission and are under … Continue reading

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