The fish are biting!

Mark and I made a day trip to a local stream south of town and were rewarded with a beautiful day and a few fish to boot. Most of what we caught were small rainbows but finally I hit on this nice brown. Although this one was definitely keeper size at about 14″...

Southeastern Fly Fishing Festival

            Come to the Southeastern Fly Fishing Festival Friday & Saturday, May 17 & 18 Cullowhee, North Carolina As many of you may know there is no TroutFest in Townsend, TN this May but the FFF has stepped up with this festival in a great location. Ian...

2013 Stocking Dates?

We’ve been getting some hits recently on the stocking page and post so I knew many of you are wondering when we’ll have a list of dates. The NCWRC hasn’t released stocking dates for 2013 yet, but as soon as they come out we’ll post them. Based...

It's Dry Out There!

In case you haven’t heard drought conditions have set in and Buncombe, Henderson and Haywood counties are classified as being “abnormally dry”. From a fishing perspective this means that streams are flowing at about half thier normal rates for this...

Hit the Wild Streams!

Last week it was the DH streams that Mark and I fished so this week we decided to try out a wild trout stream. I’m not about to mention the name of this stream as there are folks who would string me up if they found out, but suffice it to say that had we gone in...

DH Waters Are Hot!

If you can manage a day to get out on a DH stream in the next week jump on it because the fish are out there in good numbers and taking the bait readily. Mark Lynch and I headed up to the DH section of the Laurel today arriving stream side about 10:30–I think we...