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Fishing “Tenkara”… “From the Skies”!

One of the great joys of tenkara fishing is that nature can provide some wonderful surprises from time to time.  An unexpected visit from this huge Bald Eagle was our surprise on Tuesday.  We weren’t about to to remind him … Continue reading

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Walk Softly and Carry a Tenkara rod

Wow could we use some rain.  Conditions are low, slow and super spooky.  That didn’t stop this quick-learning tenkara newcomer from landing some beautiful fish today on a sunny and cool October morning.  Patience was the order of the day, … Continue reading

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Natural Born Fisherman

One of my favorite things about guiding is that I get to meet so many wonderful people.  Amidst all those people, every now and then, I run across someone who is just born to fish.  Their personality, natural inclinations and … Continue reading

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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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I Hiked Five Miles and All I Got…

We have all been conditioned to measure angling success in terms of fish size and quantity.  Trust me, we’ve been misled.  The best fish is the one that leads to the best experience and that has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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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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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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