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Why We Fish

There are probably as many reasons to fish as there are anglers.  In the end though, most of us fish for pleasure.  That pleasure may take the form of mastering a new skill set, earning bragging rights with “the big … Continue reading

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Goals are Good

I will always ask clients what they hope to get out of our fishing time together.  Answers are as varied as people themselves.  “Catch a fish” is probably the most common aspiration but many folks also have general goals related … 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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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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