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Fly Fishing Small Streams for Smallmouth

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This is certainly a year (2019), a spring, that I am glad I’m not a farmer; the weather here in southern Indiana has been…well, awful! Cold and rain…rain and cold! So, while my fishing hasn’t been good, at least I haven’t had the worried of getting grain in the ground like so many of our […]

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Fly Fishing Crooked Creek in North Central Arkansas

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As they say…sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you! Such was the case over my most recent spring break to Arkansas; the bear in this case was the weather. As we pulled into the dam-quarry campground in Salesville, Arkansas and eased to a stop, I could hear the roar of the […]

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Fly Fishing Winter Smallmouth in Missouri

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It seems like there is a cloud that hangs over smallmouth when the weather turns cold; now, I’m not talking about a literal fog, but a cloud of knowledge. Can you still catch smallmouth in the winter or do they become more or less….dormant? Frankly, I am not very sure of all the answers. I […]

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Fly Fishing the Ozarks During Thanksgiving

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For the past 30 plus years my family, usually my father and my two sons…have made an annual pilgrimage to Nebraska to pheasant hunt for the week; it’s not that we aren’t social…but seriously, hunting for the week just sounds like a better plan! Over the past few years the trip has been limited to […]

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How To Set Up A 6 Weight Fly Fishing System

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All too often I get a wide array of questions….but more than any other are questions about leader, tippet and fly line for my 6 weight fly fishing system. I am also often asked about having just one weight of fly rod or system….what would it be? After many years and much deliberation…I guess I […]

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Wisconsin Musky Fishing on the Fly (almost)

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I have a feeling that musky fishermen fall into one of two categories; you either love the experience (regardless of landing a fish) or you didn’t enjoy much of it and don’t choose to suffer through it again. I could be wrong….so, please don’t send me any nasty emails. Provided my theory is correct…then I […]

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