Saturday Shoutout / Unsalted

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THIS WEEK TOM HAZELTON, VIA MIDCURRENT, TELLS A TALE OF FLATS BOATS AND FLY RODS ON LAKE SUPERIOR. Tom's on to something. I don't know why more folk aren't fishing lakes with flats boats. I done it a few times and it just makes sense. This...



Spring Bass Tactics for Southern Appalachian Lakes

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SPRING BASS FISHING TACTICS FOR FLY ANGLERS INTERESTED IN SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN RESERVOIRS. There’s tons of lakes readily available for fly fisherman to catch bass throughout the Southern Appalachian region. Unfortunately, these lakes aren’t your two-acre farm pond in your backyard or subdivision that you grew...



Landlocked Stripers on the Fly

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IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! Time for me to get excited about layering up and getting on one of my local reservoirs for some landlocked stripers on the fly. The fall and winter months are great times for both numbers and big fish if you're...



Fly Feature: Stealth Bomber

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By Justin Pickett IT DIVES AND IT GURGLES. IT SPUTTERS AND IT BUBBLES. AND IT JUST PLAIN CATCHES FISH! The Stealth Bomber is by far my number one topwater fly pattern for warm water species. Whether I’m after smallmouth or largemouth bass, or targeting bluegill, it’s always...



Fly Fishing: The Popper-Dropper Rig

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Like a lot of kids, I spent most of my adolescent summers chasing bass and bream on the local creeks and ponds in my area. Most days, a single rubber-legged popper tied to the end of my leader, was all that I needed to catch...