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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   The latest, coolest whatever always ends up worn out, out-dated, superseded or just plain forgotten.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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Double Your Fun!

What could be more fun than a day of fishing with two wonderful people? Two days of fishing with two wonderful people!  That’s what I had this week when this awesome couple came to Asheville and went tenkara fishing with … Continue reading

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That’s What Friends Are For

I spent yesterday with these two fine gentlemen from right here in western North Carolina.  We pressed through the sub-freezing, early morning to be rewarded with sunshine and a (relatively) pleasant afternoon. We had some outstanding fishing, friendly competition and … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duo

My favorite kind of trip is taking families out fishing together. What a wonderful day I had today with the mother and son team pictured above and below. Both were new to tenkara but already skilled fly anglers. It was … Continue reading

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Forget Making Hay, Go Fishing!

Well, our schizophrenic spring weather continues. Just when we think spring has arrived we get sucked back to winter with a big cold front.  But yesterday it was spring again, the sun was shining and this young lady made the … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Wrong With Easy

I tend to spend a lot of time on the water with folks who are new to tenkara and/or new to fly fishing altogether.  I love it and I love the thrill of introducing people to the wonderful world of … Continue reading

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Spring is Springing!

We’ve had a couple of days of beautiful, spring-like weather.  That means cool mornings, warm afternoons and hot fishing.  Yesterday the stream was chilled by some recent snow melt but as you can see, the fish didn’t mind.   I was … Continue reading

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