A few upcoming events and a good cause: We’re deviating from our normal posts to highlight a few local events in Louisiana & one good cause abroad.
25 on the Fly (2022): Part 3 – Day 2. It’s on to New York. With 15 hours left to fish, Jake and I work our way across central NY adding to our species list.
25 on the Fly (2022): Part 2 – With the tournament upon us, Jake and I began to work our way through the list of 18 species and 7 challenges.
25 on the Fly (2022): Part 1 – Two days of pre-fishing for striped bass and freshwater species throughout Rhode Island.
Top 10 Moments and Memories of 2021: Join us as we look back at an eventful 2021 and highly some of our favorite fly fishing memories.
2021 Third Quarter Review: A look back on the quarter that was. Fishing, Fly Patterns, and the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
More from Smoky Mountains NP.
Sometimes the fishing gods find it necessary to test our resolve, to throw everything at us (including the kitchen sink). Just to see how badly we want that fish. In 2020, it should be no surprise that the fishing gods had just such a trip in plan for me.
Though no insects were hatching, I tied on a #14 snowshoe hare yellow sally pattern left over from a spring visit to the Smokies and began the day prospecting a small pool overhung by dense vegetation. Within moments I was on the board…
A creature of solitude, I made the decision to surrender my position to the approaching horde and retreated to the roadway.