Picture this, you have just made the perfect cast into a back eddy along a cut bank on your favorite stretch of stream. As the dry fly naturally drifts just along the edge of the flow, a trout rises and takes your offering. A solid hook set, followed by a few minutes of gently playing the situation out and you are blessed to bring a beautiful 22 inch Brown Trout to hand…. Read More
In our family we have a “tradition” of sorts. That is if two occurrences qualify as a tradition. To clarify, there have only been two occurrences because I only have two sons and this “tradition” was a father/son graduation trip of the son’s choosing. If only my wife and I had mustered up the nerve to have a few more offspring, this tradition could still be rolling along with me as the… Read More
For years I have watched people try unsuccessfully to improve their golf game by buying new equipment. Ultimately, their swing flaws overpower the new technology and they are stuck with the same old game even after the equipment upgrade. Well, I recently fished with the Loop Cross S1 5wt and the Opti Dry Fly reel for the first time on the Hiwassee River here in S.E. Tennessee. As a direct result… Read More
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