August Fly Fishing Around East Tennessee

It’s a particularly busy time around R&R Fly Fishing world headquarters as we move into mid August. While we’re starting to enter the usual late summer guiding lull our kids are back in school so that keeps us hopping with all the activities and running around that goes with it. Tourists are fewer now than […]

Almost Too Much To Remember It All

It’s easy for us to know we’ve been guiding for months and on the water almost everyday. We can tell because we don’t know what day it really is. We know we’re supposed to meet Angler X at Location Y in the morning because that’s what the schedule says, but as far as what day […]

Watch your step!

It’s that time of year! While it’s not at all common to see a timber rattlesnake, they are out and about in the Smokies. This one was crossing Little River Trail about two miles above Elkmont on Tuesday. As for people who are out in the mountains and streams all the time we usually see […]

Video Blog – Fly Fishing for Brook Trout in the Great Smoky Mountains

This month we tackle one of our favorite topics, fly fishing for brook trout in the Great Smoky Mountains. If you’ve never experienced this type of fishing this video will show you everything we love about it: phenomenal scenery, beautiful trout, rarely seen animals, and dry fly fishing.

Quick Pic: Timber Rattlesnake

This big boy crossed our path way back in the Smoky Mountain backcountry several miles above Elkmont. It was an exceptional afternoon. We saw a black bear only 15 minutes or so before this. Two icons of Southern Appalachian wilderness in the same afternoon – and that’s on top of experiencing a great day of […]

Video Fishing Report from Upper Little River

After almost two months of guiding nearly every day, it was just nice to take a hike along the river. It’s not that Charity and I don’t want to fish or get tired of it. Sometimes it’s just nice to take in the sights, sounds, and smell of the river and the forest and not […]