All Finished

Spent my last day on the water yesterday guiding and fishing for stripers for the spring run.  The saltwater run of stripers in Weldon, NC was great this year.  Benny had never really wanted to fish for stripers with a fly rod before, he really enjoys using buck tails and flukes.  I was able to [...]

By | May 26th, 2014|Striper Fishing|0 Comments

Epic Day!

Friday was Epic!  We started our day with one of the prettiest brown trout I ever seen.  Jordan's first brownie was  20 inches and the size of the trout increased has our day went on.  We landed two 16 inch, one 18 inch, two 20 inch, two 22 inch, and finished our day with a [...]

By | May 26th, 2014|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Tenkara and kids

I purchased a tenkara rod a few months back after a fly shop owner told me he was using it with his young son.  It sounded like a great idea, no reel, very light, and the same motion of casting a fly rod.  What sold me on it is the rod is 11 feet long [...]

By | May 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virginia Trout Rivers are Full

Recent rains have swelled are rivers and streams here in Virginia.  We received 5 inches of rain from last Thursdays storm.  The mountain streams are coming down as I write this but they are still rolling.  The high water didn't keep us from catching some nice browns and brook trout yesterday.  We traded our dry [...]

By | May 18th, 2014|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

I Give the Fishing Two Bass Thumbs Up

Went back down to Weldon, NC last week to get my striped bass fix while the fish are here.  Fishing was incredible, the water was lower than my first trip down.  Usually we have to throw 450 grain sinking lines this time of year but with the water lower I did well with a 7 [...]

By | May 17th, 2014|Striper Fishing|0 Comments

Spawn or Eat?

The striper fishing this year has been a tough one.  The fish showed up late because of the cold weather and water.  Now the stripers have only one thing in mind and that is spawning, at least that was the case last week.  I and many other anglers struggled to put fish in the boat [...]

By | May 13th, 2014|Striper Fishing|0 Comments

Back at it!

Heavy rains early this week has kept me off the river this week till today.  I was surprised how quickly the river came down this week.  I was able to get one of my trips out today after Virginia's striped bass. Fishing was tough today for some reason. There is know question stripers are in the [...]

By | May 4th, 2014|Striper Fishing|0 Comments