NC Fishing Articles

Tue Feb 7
When the winter weather sets in, fish get lazy

Well it’s officially winter here on the east coast. For me, winter means bundling up next to the fire tying dozens of flies at the vice and eating pizza on an almost nightly basis. My winter activity is actually very similar to how trout act in the wintertime; lazy, hungry, and cold. The days of hungry trout sipping furry flies on the surface or chasing down fast stripped streamers are behind us. It’s time we reevaluate how we fish and adapt to the trout. During the winter months trout wi...

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Sat Jan 21
Choosing the proper fly rod

Proper fly fishing gear is essential. Along with the reel, flies and line, the most important gear is the fly rod. Fly rods may vary in length from 6 - 12 feet and come in different weights, colors, actions, materials and types. Understanding the rod that best fits your style of fishing is crucial to being successful on the water. The basic science in choosing a fly rod is weight. The weight of a fly rod refers to how heavy a line is needed to make it cast properly. The higher the rod weight th...

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Fri Jan 13
6 Tips to take better photos of your catch

Having a photograph taken of your catch is something that all anglers can appreciate. First trout, biggest fish, memorable catch, etc. etc. That photograph can be looked back at years later and it will remind you instantly of that day. What I'm here to talk to you about, is how to make that picture the best you possible can, so in 20 years you can look back on it and go WOW that was a amazing fish and a amazing trip! Below are a couple of tips that I have figured out to make that "hero shot" t...

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Tue Jan 3
The Scout & Cast Story

My whole life has been filled with various trips to the lakes & rivers in search of fish. As a kid growing up in “Lake Country” Minnesota, it was practically a sin not to be a fisherman. I would putz around the numerous lakes in an old Lund boat with a 15hp motor and drop anchor in “the spots” I had come to learn. Back then, it was all about the panfish. Throwing a piece of corn or an end of a worm on a single, bare hook and dropping it 4-5ft below the boat was fishing to me. About tw...

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The goal at TN FLY CO is simple. Design gear that will will make you proud to be an angler who loves...

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Six Waters Co.

Six Waters Co. was started by Dave Blackhurst & Sam Parkinson out of an addiction to Fly Fishing in ...

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