We fished the Chattooga River’s delayed-harvest zone after receiving a hot tip from one of Colby’s friends. We stopped at the Chattooga River Fly Shop beforehand since neither of us knew that stretch. The owners, Karl and Karen, were very nice and more than willing to share spots, flies, etc. Karl is originally from New
My schedule allowed for a few days off this week, so, I traveled to South Carolina to visit one of my closest friends. We wasted almost no time. Shortly after arriving in Greenville yesterday, Colby took me to a spot with wild brown and rainbow trout. The differences in elevation are dramatic in the south.
I was feeling pretty good about things on Saturday morning. The temperature was 13 °F when I started fishing the Swift River, but I was armed with my winter fly-fishing essentials and felt comfortable. Trout were willing to take flies. Old flies worked. New flies did not. Tightlining rocked. Indicator nymphing completely failed. The action
I know BlogFlyFish does a gift guide, but I also wanted to throw down some opinions on great gear that I have started using this year so that we can keep the gift ideas rolling and the donations to this year’s non-profit beneficiaries (50/50 to Casting for Recovery and Project Healing Waters) increasing. THE STREAMER RIG