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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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Three Good Casts

Spring fishing in western North Carolina always brings the chance to catch a big fish.  But sometimes things work out even better than expected.  These three fish were caught right in a row, which even on hatchery supported water is … 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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Ho Ho Rainbow!

I love sneaking in a little pre-holiday fishing and yesterday morning we grabbed a chance to do just that.  I’ll admit…it was cold when we started.  Rods were freezing, we were freezing but luckily the fish weren’t freezing!   We caught … Continue reading

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