Fly Fishing Indian Creek with Guest Fly-Guy Ryan Gass

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If you go back, way back…to when I was just a young man of 14, you would have found me and my father, a bucket of minnows, some old Chuck Taylor’s and Indian Creek. I have been fishing this small, yet mighty creek for…well 42 years now! This exact section was where I first caught […] Read more »

Fly Fishing the Big Walnut in Mid-Summer

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Let’s be real clear…there are certain times of the year when a smallmouth bass can become as intelligent as any fish around; truth be told, on my most recent fish finding excursion…they were operating at a Mensa level. The water on the Big Walnut was not only gin clear, but very low…as low as I […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Sugar Creek with Thomas Bouldin

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I love Sugar Creek…that is a no-brainer; so, getting a chance to fish it is also a no-brainer. Each year I get lots of questions and even some requests to fish certain creeks. I also get request for info, etc….and frankly, do my best to try and help those in search of info. It was […] Read more »

Fly Fishing the Big Blue River in Scenic Southern Indiana

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New water excites me… I can’t hardly wait the night before as I build with anticipation. Don’t get me wrong, nothing wrong with the waters I have already fished, especially if they are loaded with big hungry fish…but a new pool, riffle or bend is hard to describe…maybe you understand…if you don’t, I probably can’t […] Read more »

Fly Fishing for Smallmouth During the 4th of July Week

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Here in Indiana we have to play the water game…much like our trout friends do as well. My summers usually revolve around the weather that is on the way and the current USGS readings on various streams. Such was the case of the 4th of July week. My window came on Monday, July 2nd as […] Read more »

Fly Fishing on Father’s Day for Small Stream Smallies

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Join me as I fly fish for smallmouth bass (small stream smallies) on a hot and steamy Father’s Day in 2018. This is one of my most favorite small streams, for several reasons; first, there is usually a big fish or two and second, the scenery is special as you get to walk along in […] Read more »