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  • We have been filming for a few video projects the last year, these are some pictures of some nice catches from this month. Tight lines everyone.

    August 08, 2013 at 12:12pm

    Caught this guy on memorial day. He ate a big multi tone brown streamer. Finally put the leaky waders up for the year aswell, its shorts weather.Good times.

    May 30, 2013 at 8:19am

    Went fishing on Sunday in the rain. I was really excited about the weather because i finally had an excuse to throw my big rabbit strip streamers. Big fish let their guard down in rising muddy water, you can get away with bigger tippets and sloppier presentations. Landed several fish that day but the most notable was this 22 inch torpedo that hit my swinging white streamer.Tight lines.

    April 30, 2013 at 7:34am

    Went fishing for a few hours on easter. Had great luck on beadhead wooly buggers drifted not stripped. Nothing but rainbows this time.

    April 03, 2013 at 10:58am

    Biggest rainbow on a fly so far.

    March 09, 2013 at 4:18pm

    Went fishing this Sunday on the Watauga river, Boone. 19 degrees out, frozen eyelets are no fun.

    March 04, 2013 at 8:12am

    Took the misses smallmouth fishing yesterday. Caught about 35 fish total, mostly sunnys but landed 13 smallmouth. Nothing big but saw a few 3+ pounders. The water was crystal clear and they always got the jump on me. The big ones were tailing like redfish while looking for crayfish, it was awsome.

    July 05, 2012 at 9:53am

    These pictures do not give this guy justice. By no means is he winning any 'big' trout contest anywhere but him being a bull is an understatement.

    I will post a pic of another bow i caught in a different stream the day before for size reference, they are both around the same lenght. The smaller is 13 and the big one is just shy of 17. Dont have a weight on either.

    June 25, 2012 at 4:51pm

    This is a decent sized flathead I caught the other night, 15 pounds. Ate a 1/2 pound whole Sunny/bluegill/brim/etc.. laying on the bottom.

    June 13, 2012 at 5:15pm

    I have been catching alot of Spots/largemouth schooling up on the fly the last few months, a few crappie and white perch. Biggest was a nice 4+ pound spot but didnt have camera. I use clouser minnows and they bite that as soon as it hits the water (around a bait ball).

    Now im waiding and using topwater...

    May 16, 2012 at 9:13pm
    A comment titled: I hear ya! in response to a report titled: Bassin

    I kayak fish almost every day after work, theres nothing better then getting towed around in your yak by a 6+ pound bass in a cove haha. This time of year the big ones on Lake norman are back in areas that you cant get boats into. Plus even if you get skunked, its a wonderfull workout. Those are huge fish!

    April 12, 2013 at 5:01pm
    A comment titled: dream in response to a report titled: Easter rainbows.

    I can only dream of a 12 pound steelhead on a fly! AMerican shad look fun. I have more luck hunting bass with top water lures then with a regular rod and top water lures. You just get a better 'pop' with a fly rod. Diane, if you ever want to go fishing let me know i got a few extra fly rods and love to teach. Not only is it an artform and peacefull, it gets to a whole nother level when you start tying flys with animal fur/feathers you harvest yourself. Catching fish on deer hair streamers you tied with your own deer tail is a great feeling. IM hoping to get a turkey this year to utalize the feathers for some projects im working on.

    April 04, 2013 at 9:54am
    A comment titled: Thank you! in response to a report titled: Easter rainbows.

    IF you can catch trout with spinners and bait then all you need to do is put up with the beggining hassle of the fly rod, once you get the hang of it you will never want to spinner fish for trout again! The only non fly rod fishing i will do anymore is for catfish, havent figured out how to get those big guys to eat a fly....yet lol. Trout arent the biggest fish by far, and dont fight the hardest but damn are they pretty and taste good when Im in teh mood to take a few with me. Cant beat the sceneria and the challenge either.

    April 03, 2013 at 3:00pm
    A comment titled: Thanks everyone! in response to a report titled: Blue Ridge Rainbow.

    Thanks, fun weekend weather was perfect.

    March 11, 2013 at 9:08am
    A comment titled: Thank you. in response to a report titled: Blue Ridge Rainbow.

    Got a few more today.

    March 10, 2013 at 6:47pm
    A comment titled: thanks. in response to a report titled: High country.

    The cold is an inconvinience, but as an aspiring trout bum i need to be able to handle any and all conditions haha. I wanted to head to the mountains 1 last time before i spend all my time this Month on Lake norman trying to smack some bass/crappies.Good luck to everyone, cant wait to see the pictures!

    March 06, 2013 at 8:14am
    A comment titled: Thanks! in response to a report titled: High country.

    I have alot of college buddys with houses in boone because of App state. When they are all sleeping in till 3PM nursing hangovers I like to sneak out and fish haha. If you bundle up enough the temperature is just a number lol. Missed a few BIG ones, during this time of year everything I catch is over 12 inches which is mostly why i even go. The picture I posted showing the iced guides has a house across the bank in it. I fished that Rock for 1 hour with 6 huge toms watching me not even 65 yards away, feeding in the guys front yard, good times.

    March 04, 2013 at 12:54pm
    A comment titled: High Country in response to a report titled: High country.

    Frozen Eyelets

    March 04, 2013 at 8:17am
    A comment titled: Went back Saterday. in response to a report titled: Fourth of July Bronzebacks.

    Went back saterday with only the fly rod, caught 6 small mouth and to my surprise a nice 16inch rainbow. Had no idea they could survive in there.

    July 09, 2012 at 9:42am
    A comment titled: HAH in response to a report titled: Fourth of July Bronzebacks.

    Got the hat at the BOONE walmart! I live and work in mooresville. This is on the yadkin river above the reservoir, first time ive ever went up there actually. Just drove till i saw a spot with no cars and hopped out, i will defiently fish this stretch off river again. These guys are alot more fun then trout for me so im going to be hjoning the smallmouth skills this year as its a new thing. Joes flys with a gold spinner and red tail did the trick.

    July 05, 2012 at 3:57pm
    A comment titled: Yes! in response to a report titled: Fourth of July Bronzebacks.

    Yes i do ive been fishing forever, i have a passion for fly fishing but left the new SAGE i just bought at home! TO say the least i was angry but landed enough on the spinner to make it worth it. When i get some worthy smallies ill make sure to post them, my next trip im sure ill snag some monsters.

    July 05, 2012 at 1:50pm
    A comment titled: More pics. in response to a report titled: Fourth of July Bronzebacks.

    A few more pictures.

    July 05, 2012 at 9:59am
    A comment titled: Ashecounty in response to a report titled: Fattest Rainbow to date.

    Most of the trout including these guys are caught in ashecounty above the new river dam. Its pretty fished out right now however. I was dissapointed i didnt get these on my fly rod but i broke the tip off the first day so i had to use the ole spinner.

    June 26, 2012 at 5:00pm
    A comment titled: fingers slipping. in response to a report titled: Fattest Rainbow to date.

    I need to spellcheck/re-read these before i post.

    That 'reference' bow is not 13 inches, but 11. Sorry.

    June 25, 2012 at 5:03pm
    A comment titled: Brooke. in response to a report titled: Fattest Rainbow to date.

    And that last one is a brookie.

    June 25, 2012 at 5:00pm
    A comment titled: Reference Rainbow, way more color. in response to a report titled: Fattest Rainbow to date.

    Reference Rainbow, way more color.

    June 25, 2012 at 4:57pm
    A comment titled: weight in response to a report titled: Lake Norman Flat head.

    The scale was a 20+ year hand scale my buddy got from his dad that originated in Minnisota. I would be inclined to say it is slighly off. I usually fish for trout/bass so im not good at guessing weight. The scale tipped at 15 pounds. I would realistically say the fish was between 11-13. I threw him back, have enough trout frozen to keep me busy for a bit.

    June 14, 2012 at 5:35pm
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