Superb Water Levels in Smoky Mountain Trout Streams

We’ve seen a good deal of rain lately in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. This has led to unusually good conditions for fly fishing during a heat wave in late July heading into August. Water temperatures in many streams have been in the low 60’s on down into the high […]

Fly Tying: Learn to Tie the Prince Nymph

The Prince Nymph has been one of our favorite flies for a long time. We’ve caught lots of big trout with it not only in the Smokies but in Western rivers as well. We fish it frequently from the first cold snaps of fall through the winter and spring. We’ll continue to fish it in […]