First High Country Expedition for Native Broook Trout in the Smokies This Season

It’s about that time. Spring is in full effect, wildflowers are blooming in the Smokies and shades of bright green are ascending the mountains slowly one day at a time. It’s time to start hiking in for native brook trout known as specks in the southern mountains. While the fishing featured more nymphing than is […]

Fly of the Month – Speck Wet Fly

The Speck is among the most unlikely trout flies we know of. It doesn’t look like much and has the general traits of a dry fly. On the contrary, it’s a fish catching machine and is a stellar wet fly. This month we focus on this great local pattern that catches trout across Southern Appalachia […]

Quick Pic: Speck

“Speck” or native brook trout if you’re a Yankee…