Summer Fly Fishing Intro

Summer Fly Fishing Intro

July 20, 2016  |  Instruction, Reports, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Summer Fly Fishing Intro  |  Share

The long days of mid-summer have sure settled in lately, and the heat sure feels like it's here to stay too. This is the perfect time to schedule a session to learn the basics of fly fishing and even chase your first fly-caught fish! Lessons are taught right here in...

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Boating Etiquette

Boating Etiquette

May 14, 2013  |  Conservation, Instruction, Reports, Uncategorized  |  No Comments  |  Share

As spring is finally trying to give way to summer, the boats are getting uncovered and gassed-up, and canoes are starting to launch on rivers across the state and even the entire country. Wade fishermen are breaking loose from their bouts of cabin fever and dusting off the gear in...

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Hitting the Lake

Hitting the Lake

August 5, 2011  |  Instruction, Reports, Trips  |  No Comments  |  Share

The spring and summer of 2011 have been my friend Kyle's learning curve onto the fly fishing super-highway. Last month we headed out to Percy Priest for a little Tennessee-meets-Florida flats fishing. My main quarry on these trips is big carp that cruise around our hillbilly flats, and this trip offered...

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The newest generation

The newest generation

May 14, 2011  |  Instruction, Reports  |  No Comments  |  Share

Mother's Day found us entertaining the moms at our place for brunch... My sister-in-law had the kiddos with her, so after they ate and got through watching a movie, it was time to head down to the pond with a fly rod and see if we couldn't get our first fish...

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Kyle's Learning Curve

Kyle’s Learning Curve

May 3, 2011  |  Instruction, Reports  |  No Comments  |  Share

Saturday morning found me up early and headed for one of my favorite warmwater spots, especially for teaching. This was the day that I was going to see where Kyle stood with his casting ability, as he had not fly fished in close to 15 years. Once that was determined, we...

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Popper fishing

Popper fishing

May 26, 2010  |  Instruction, Reports  |  No Comments  |  Share

Now that summer is upon us,  it's time to break out the poppers and start hitting the lakes and ponds. Adam and I spent most of the evening keeping some bass and bream occupied at one of our local haunts. The action was steady from the start, with plenty of good-sized...

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