Dear Mom and Dad,

In the past few years I’ve had the joy of witnessing many people catch their first fish on a fly rod.  It’s something that never gets old; sharing in the pure and simple joy of a new experience.  Last week I had the great pleasure of watching one more person...

Euro-Nymphing the Chattooga

Any avid fly fisherman will tell you that the pursuit never stops.  We talk to each other, we read, watch videos, attend seminars; all in the hope of gaining new insight to make time spent on the water more productive.  Sometimes it’s as simple as a new tying...

Creating a Family Tradition

As a young boy I was fortunate to spend a great deal of time with my father.  We spent many evenings shooting hoops in the driveway, playing catch out in the yard, and most memorable of all, fishing.  He would get home from work and with a slight smirk ask, “What do...

Fishing the North Fork Gorge

The wild and beautiful state of New Mexico has a fitting slogan, “Land of Enchantment.” Here in Transylvania County there is a stretch of river that is also wild and beautiful, a true “river of enchantment.” This stretch of river is located on the North Fork of the...

Fishing on the East Fork

Attention East Fork of the French Broad fly fishers!!  Fishing on the East Fork?  Run out of tippet or need to re-up on flies or other supplies?  No need to call it a day!  Headwaters Outfitters is located just minutes from the delayed harvest stretch of the East...