Fly Fishing Adventures

Jeff’s summaries of his fly fishing exploits.

Fly Fishing Tip – Understanding the Water Column

I was just recently in Missouri and fished Montauk State Park…if you aren’t familiar with Montauk it lies about 25 miles southwest of Salem, Missouri and is one of the state’s four trout parks. I fished it with my 14 year old son and my father…and I spent a good amount of my time fishing […]

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Beaver And The Big Brown

Have you ever had one of those moments where you did something  awesome, something that put you on cloud nine, something you have always wanted to accomplish…and then followed it up, quickly, with one of those stupid, long lasting events that won’t soon vacate your memory? I reckon that we are all one of two […]

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Fly Fishing Tip – Smallies From Below The Pool

Well….it is mid-July and things here in Southern Indiana are getting tough…heat, low and clear water and very spooky fish. I have changed attack plans several times in the past several weeks and this past two weeks I have done very well by walking into the pools from below and dead drifting a bitch creek/spider […]

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Fishing The Tri-Lakes Area – Branson, Missouri

So…you are asking where are the Tri-Lakes, simple, they are in Missouri and what are the three lakes; Table Rock, Taneycomo and Bull Shoals. The next question you might have is where these are located within Missouri…and the answer, Branson. Over the 4th of July Vickie and I were in the Branson area, in fact, […]

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Fly Fishing at Roaring River State Park – Cassville, Missouri

I’ve got a little spot for you…a secret, there is a little 4 mile stretch of Missouri water that is a real gem; springs from above pour cool water into the Roaring River and thus was born one of the four Missouri trout parks. The others are Montauk, Bennet and Meremac…all located in the central […]

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Fishin And Fireworks

The July 4th weekend was one that I held in quiet anticipation for many days…for you see, I would be in Missouri, fly rod in hand, cool water running around my waders and tantalizing trout ready and willing to take a fly. School had ran long this year and when combined with many volleyball workouts, […]

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