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Total Fly Fishing Experience


Total fly fishing experience is an idea that remains etched in my mind when I am teaching my kids. It grounds me in reality that Thoreau was correct when he wrote: “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after “. My adult life has revolved around fish, water, and far away…
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The best part of winter fly fishing


The best part of winter fly fishing in my area of western NC is the crowds are gone for the most part! The fish activity can be among the most active of the year depending on the cold weather. This past month in January we had over half of the month with temps reaching the mid 60’s. The internet is…
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Learn to Cast a Switch Rod


Over the past several years I have enjoyed the versatility of using a switch rod on large streams. When you learn to cast a switch rod opportunities increase for the fly fisher. The magic lies in the fly line itself much more than the rod. I had already been using spey variety casts on the stream most of my angling…
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