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Channel Bass

Heck of a start to vacation on Sunday. Jordan a friend of mine graciously poled me around NC marsh for 9 hours on the hunt for redfish.  We found fish in just about every spot we looked.  Right out of the gate I put the fly in front of two fish and when I saw [...]

By | June 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|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 | April 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shads Here

Nothing says Spring like shad fishing.  I headed down to Weldon, NC yesterday to fish the Roanoke River for the shad run.  I have been doing this now for about 10 years and I always look forward to going.  Shad are thick in the river now.  With the shad in the river the striped bass [...]

By | March 24th, 2015|Striper Fishing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Over and Done

Yesterday I made the trek back to the Chesapeake Marine Training Institute in Hayes, VA.  With a little over  three hour ride I had a lot to think about.  My thoughts were wether I would pass my test this time and what was my plan if I didn't.  I felt like I was ready but my nerves [...]

By | March 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Orvis Guide Rendezvous 2015

Well I just got back home from the Orvis Guide Rendezvous in Asheville, NC.  Guides, fishing managers, and Orvis employees from the east, west, north, south, and everywhere in-between gathered for a few days to talk fishing, business, and have a good time.  Highland Brewing Company, Southern Culture on the fly, and the Orvis Company [...]

By | February 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two Weeks of Hell

I got this crazy idea a couple years back and it took a couple years to actually act on it.  About a month ago I signed up for a school in Hayes, VA to get my captains license.  I have a few friends that have their license and I thought how hard could it be. [...]

By | February 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Christmas is just a few days away now and I'm looking forward to spending time with my family over the next few days.  Its been a great year here in Virginia chasing after my favorite fish species with clients and friends.  I have one more trip on the books before the new year and hope [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Favorite Kind of Tail

After battling the wind the past few days I finally hooked into my favorite saltwater fish.  Its been tough down here in OIB fishing the marsh.  I have had more tough days trying to catch redfish than good days.  I'm content if this is last one I see this year, grateful I didn't get skunked. [...]

By | June 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guides Day Off

Enjoying my week off with the family down at Ocean Isle Beach, NC.  I always look forward to our annual trip down to the salt.  I was fortunate enough to get invited to fish the marsh with a couple great clients of mine that own a flats boat.  Jordan and Charles are two great guys [...]

By | June 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|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