Reader Mike Jennette caught this sweet, 9.5-inch wild brook trout last month in Mitchell County, North Carolina. He was casting a size 10 Olive Woolly Bugger in a crystal-clear, upper-elevation tributary of the. . .
A couple years ago, we ran a series called “Trout Bum of the Week,” in which we highlighted some of the guys living the good life. . .of a sort. (See the bottom of this post for a link to the previous installments.) This is our second round of profiles. Most of the subjects are guides who have turned. . .
Here’s a great short video that makes the argument that “you don’t have to be an old dude to fly fish any more.” (When, exactly, did you have to be an old dude?) Austin Leonard is a young snowboarder who also happens to dig fly fishing in the mountains for North Carolina, and he shows off some chops here. Show this one to your kids/grandkids/nieces/nephews.