I just returned from several days fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with my co-worker F.J. Crane and his brother Sean. While it was my first time fishing in the park, F.J. was fairly experienced, having fished there several times. We focused on the high mountain streams. These streams have tons of […]
I just got off the phone with one of the ranch hands in Montana and he said they got 8″ snowfall on Monday. He said the snow pack is at average and they should have good water levels this year. Sounds like good fishin’ in September. Contact me at the shop if you have any […]
We received some nice shipments this morning and we are busy unpacking and putting new items on the shop floor. It is a beautiful 80+ degree day in Cincinnati and the perfect weather for three new styles of 2.5 oz cotton madras shirts from India. If you have not worn a madras shirt before, you should give […]
I am working the shop floor this weekend and the reports are coming in that guys are getting smallies to hit flies on local streams. One angler was just in saying the bass were slamming his streamers. He was buying rubber-legged bead head buggers in brown. He was also throwing crayfish patterns.
Felt soled wading boots give great traction on algea covered rocks. Pretty much everyone can agree on that. The big talk in fly circles is about what are the best alternatives to felt where states have outlawed the wearing of felt in their streams for fear of spreading diseases thru invasive species. (I think the […]
Montana Fly Fishing Adventure September 15-20, 2012September 21-27, 2012 September 15-20, 2012 Upper Canyon Ranch As guest of the ranch, we have the exclusive use of over two miles of the Ruby River and a private spring fed pond on the ranch. The thing that makes fishing on the private stretch of the Ruby […]
Our last upland hunt of the season takes place on Sunday March 18th. For the last hunt, our host Billy Gerwin, has decided to up the targets in the field and release 20 quail per hunter and give us a special rate of $270. This includes birds, guide with dogs, bird cleaning and lunch. Billy’s […]