I watched the movie Noah last Sunday evening for the first time.  Later that night it apparently rained two inches.  I'm a heavy sleeper so I never heard it but it was evident from the river gauges and the new creek flowing down the mountain by my house.  With a full week ahead of guiding [...]

By |2015-04-22T01:51:11+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Highwater Browns

It rained so hard yesterday I thought about stopping and getting two of each animal just in case.  The drift boat wouldn't of quite held the animals like Noah's Ark.  Pete and Sandra put up with some not so nice conditions.  1 to 2 inches of rain was in the forecast and the sky let [...]

By |2015-04-16T01:02:12+00:00April 16th, 2015|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Staunton River Striped Bass

Had a great weekend in Waynesboro, VA at the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival!  It was a very well attended and we had beautiful weather.  Got out on the water today for the first time fishing for stripers this year.  The annual spawn run has begun.  Looking forward to getting anglers on these hard pulling eating [...]

By |2015-04-14T00:45:38+00:00April 14th, 2015|Striper Fishing|0 Comments

Virginia Fly Fishing Festival

Looking forward to the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival this weekend in Waynesboro, VA! If your coming stop by the booth and say hello. I will be giving a presentation on Saturday at 10am and on Sunday at 3pm at the Mossy Creek Tent. Hope to see you there!

By |2015-04-10T12:02:13+00:00April 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sweet Virginia Brown

Its been a good couple days this week hunting down brown trout with clients.  Here's a few of the better fish that were caught on nymphs and streamers.  Hatches have started and seeing caddis, midges, and blue wing olives but not much rising yet with the higher Spring flows.  But thats okay if they won't [...]

By |2015-04-09T00:42:18+00:00April 9th, 2015|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

First Trout

Jeff and Will came up from N.C. to get on the action the past two days.  Trout fishing has been great and getting better as the water warms from the Spring air temps.  Hatches have started and we are seeing midges, blue wing olives, and caddis starting to emerge as well.  Nymph fishing as been [...]

By |2015-04-04T14:23:21+00:00April 4th, 2015|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Its a Spring Thing

Finally feeling like Spring around here and I have high hopes that I can put up the winter clothes till next Fall.  There is no doubt that trout fishing is best in the Spring here in Virginia.  Yesterday's outing was the best of 2015 so far.  Bugs hatching and warmer water temps and the were [...]

By |2015-04-01T11:47:25+00:00April 1st, 2015|Trout Fishing|0 Comments