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Fly fishers it is not about your fly!


Fly fishers it is not about your fly seemed an appropriate post during mid-May. May is one of the best months of the year for trout fishing. Bryson City, NC is one of the gateways for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Smokies receives over 14 million folks per year visiting here. The number one question most fly anglers…
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Learn tight line techniques (euro-nymphing)


History of tight line techniques Learn tight line techniques (Euro-nymphing) to increase your hookups on the stream! Tight line nymph fishing has been around much longer than most millennials realize. Some would say back all the way to the earliest forms of fishing a few thousand years ago! One of my mentors and friends, Jim Green was the line designer for…
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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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