Beating the WNC Heat

This is my third summer in Western North Carolina and without a doubt the hottest and driest I’ve seen. As summer temps hovered consistently around 90 degrees and water levels dropped, the fishing in bigger watersheds predictably slowed down. The solution to the “dog...

Midge Fishing in the Winter

Every fly shop has a portion of their fly bins relegated to the most seemingly useless little flies.  These flies have but one or two materials incorporated into their design and are so tiny that many folks assume the tedious task of attaching them to a hook must...