Ole Man Winter Won’t Let GO

This has been a strange winter and early spring.  It was never horribly cold but it was never warm, and spring has not arrived as far as spring temps.  In past years we would be catching white bass coming up river to spawn for a few weeks now. Usually by now I would be catching [...]

By | March 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Poor Man’s Tarpon

Headed down to Weldon, NC a few days ago to the Roanoke river.  Heard the hickory shad were in and boy were they.  It was a good feeling to go catching and not fishing for a change and by fishing I mean chasing musky. All winter long I have been on the water after the [...]

By | March 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sage One

I recently purchased a new 5wt fly rod.  I decided to get the Sage One 590 and was not disappointed.  The One is the most accurate 5wt I have ever cast.  Spot on with short cast and long distance.  I highly recommend this rod!

By | September 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gar on the fly!

Well, we weren't fishing for gar but when you see one of this size you can't help but try.  Shannon put the fly on the money.  He got lucky, the fly caught the gar in the corner of the jaw because a gar's mouth is nothing but bone.  I have hooked a few over the [...]

By | July 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It was a great weekend on the James River! I started out Saturday evening fishing with a friend for musky. After 553 cast or so, one finally decided to show itself by following my fly to the boat, trying to bite the 12inch offering.  Missing three times just a few feet from the boat, I [...]

By | June 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments