I ran down to Kentucky yesterday and hit a portion of the Licking River. The day was beautiful with just some rumbling of thunder in the distance. After all of the rain we had I was not surprised to see that the water was very stained. I started out being optimistic for some topwater action […]
Tough day on the smallmouth stream. I stripped streamers all day and not one take. I switched over to this old Dixie Devil and on the second cast I got a smallie to take the fly. That was it for the day.
As I was getting my gear together, these three came fairly close to check me out. Even though I wanted to try some top-water poppers, the air and water temperature were cool and I thought I better stick with streamers. I started the day throwing Ted’s purple & white. I used a 12′ sink leader […]
I went out yesterday to chase smallmouth bass on some of our local streams in the Cincinnati area. The smallie in the photo took a bead head rubber leg brown bugger. I was swinging the fly through a run and this guy chased it down and took it right before it was heading into a […]