Largemouth Bass and Bluegill on the Popper

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Just what the doctor ordered….you bet, a couple of early hours on a late May morning, casting to hungry largemouth bass and bluegill was all it took to forget the stress of another ending of yet another school year. Kind of crazy how fast a fly rod and a few hungry fish can make you […] Read more »

A Smallmouth Welcome to 2018

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Welcome back to smallmouth fishing and 2018; it seems like I am about a month of more later than in the past several years….but as they say, “Better late than never”! As you follow along today I catch 3 decent fish. Frankly, 2018 has been a huge struggle, cold temps and too much rain has […] Read more »

Hatchery Creek – Wolf Creek Dam – Lake Cumberland

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Welcome back to 2018. Seems like it has been one of the longest winters in memory…but alas, over spring break, I was back at it again. I had read a few times about the new facility that had been built at the Wolf Creek Dam facility in southern Kentucky and decided to spend a few […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Catch and Release at Bennet Spring

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Let’s be clear, anytime a person can get out in December, in The Midwest, to fly fish….is a good time. So it was that my friends, Frank Terkhorn, John Morgan and I left my home early on Friday, December 8th; we were headed west about 400 miles to one of my favorite places in this […] Read more »

Fly Fishing Upper Wisconsin in October

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What is it they say…”The best laid plans of mice and men”; for over 6 months I had been planning a trip to do some fly fishing in upper (northern) Wisconsin over my fall break from school. Down to the minutia I made sure that camper, vehicle, rods, reels, lines, flies, etc…were all lined up, […] Read more »

The Big Walnut- Late September – Low Water

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Fly fishing in low water conditions can sometimes be a tough gig; truth is I have found that usually it is all or none. The water while being low…can create a ‘fish in the aquarium’ situation, making for potentially easy fishing; it also adds a definite level of difficulty as the water is usually clear […] Read more »