Fly Fishing Adventures

Jeff’s summaries of his fly fishing exploits.

I’m Still A Guy

Technology is a cool thing. I didn’t think that I would be as dependent on the technology of today as I am. In some ways I wish I weren’t…then there are times that it is pretty cool. I recently had a birthday, #49, and decided I would like to have one of these cool I-pods […]

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Micropterus dolomieu (Small Mouth Bass)

Just in case you think that I have or I am writing about a disease….think again as this is the scientific name for the smallmouth bass. Micropterus means small fin and I would have thought that stood for smallmouth; the second part is named after a French Mineralogists with the last name of Dolomieu. I […]

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My Big Bass II

Rarely does lightning strike twice in the same place and even more rare is a strike to the same person…even though I understand there was a park ranger in Yosemite that was officially hit by lightning 7 times….and survived them all. But lightning did strike the second time on Memorial Day as my friend Frank […]

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Small Stream Smallies

Back in 2010, I had a great day fishing for small mouth bass in some creeks I decided to re-visit recently. I made my return to the same holes where once again I had a great experience, finding several fish…and one great big bruiser that snatched my streamer after breaking me off. There is just […]

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My Big Bass

Sunday, April 17th started out like many other Sunday’s as we made our way to church and did a little shopping for the week on the way home; all this knowing that I was on a timeline and would be meeting Frank Terkhorn at my parent’s house prior to going fishing for a while. By […]

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Fly Fishing for Catfish???

I don’t know about you, but catfish are not one of the ‘premier’ fish on my bucket list….but let’s just say that if they were on my list….I can now cross them off. I got a call from my buddy Frank with an invitation to a new lake that he had secured permission for us […]

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