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Paying It Forward

I recently had the great pleasure of volunteering my services at an outdoor-focused summer camp for local teens.  Along with some fellow Trout Unlimited members we spent the morning introducing a dozen local youngsters to the fun of fly fishing. … Continue reading

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Being There…Without Being There

A wonderful day up in Brook Trout country on Friday got me to thinking about why Brookie fishing is such a fun and calming challenge.  There are lots of technical things you could cite as crucial but to me it … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away!

That’s uphill, upstream and away from the “things of man.”  You know summer has truly begun in Asheville when the kids get out of school,  the fireflies start blinking and the out of state license plates outnumber the in-state.  That’s … Continue reading

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Small is the New Big

Yesterday we headed up into wild Brook Trout water for the first time this spring.  Flows were a little high but the  Mountain Laurel was blooming, the butterflies were everywhere and the fish were happy to take any well presented … Continue reading

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Hey, I Caught a Fish!

Many thanks to all of the wonderful people who have  come fishing with Unreel Fly Fishing this spring!   You guys and gals are awesome and I hugely appreciate your business, your support and your friendship. I’ve been so busy … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trout

In angling terms, catching an amazing fish like this on tenkara is truly, “The best of times.”   Tenkara is not really intended to catch fish this size but with good technique (and a little good fortune), it can be … Continue reading

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Oh Brother!

Last April I  wrote about a father and two sons who were kind enough to join me for some tenkara fishing.  We fished two days in a row and had an absolute blast.  There was another brother who couldn’t be … Continue reading

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