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Stewards Of The River Or Pillagers


This short piece is my attempt to increase awareness about┬áproblems facing many of our trout waters, in my region as well as many around the globe. In our hemisphere, high summer water temperatures stress the local trout fisheries, and should be a sign to concerned anglers that it is time to leave the stream for another day. Independent guides and…
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Best Trout Fishing Seasons For The Smokies


I receive an overwhelming amount of calls during the influx of folks on vacation in and around Bryson City during the summer season. The tourist season usually is at peak from June, July, August, and October. The best trout fishing seasons for the Smokies is at a lull at best during these hotter months of summer. The longer days and…
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Learning to Crack the Code Trout Fishing


This past few months has been an exciting time for teaching my oldest son Connor one of the most important attributes of fly fishing which is learning to crack the code trout fishing. This has helped him immensely to avoid the many failures I had made over the years which equate to him having greater successes on the stream. The…
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