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Fly Tying Classes
It's time for our Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced fly tying classes. They are taught by Walter Babb and Brian Courtney. We have been teaching fly tying for 14 years. These one day classes are the perfect way to spend a winter day.
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Winter in the Smokies by David Knapp
David's thoughts and wisdom on winter fishing in the Smokies.
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The Temple Fork Professional Series Fly Rods
These are some of the best selling fly rods in America. They break the barrier between quality and price. This review is based on rods owned by Little River Outfitters staff.

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Tying Steve Yates Sculpin
Steve's latest article features this incredible fly that is perfect for fishing anytime but most likely to entice a big Smokies brown trout during the Winter. HughHartsell told me the other day that Steve is the best fly tyer he knows. His patterns are perfect and this one is beautiful. See it Here

January Free Fly Tying Demonstrations
We have been offering these free seminars for years. This January is going to be a little different. Some of the demonstraions will be held on Sundays. Also we will have a bamboo rod making demonstration.
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Fishing Edges by Lefty Kreh
This article by Lefty is loaded with good information that makes sense. Maybe you sometimes forget that all fish, either trout, bass or saltwater find places to hide.

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Smoky Mountain Candy
This pattern works in the Smokies. When Walter tied them for the shop they were one of our best sellers. They are not tied commercially so if you want them you have to tie them yourself.
Here's How.

A Beginner Always by Paula Begley
Paula writes about learning to fly fish and later teaching fly fishing. But, as you know, we never learn it all.

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Fly Fishing For Tarpon by Byron Begley
Tarpon fishing is not for everyone. But you can easily get hooked on this sport. This story is about the journey through the process of learning about failure and success. The thrill of hooking one of these fish is hard to imagine.

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This Month's Sweepstakes
Part of the fun in the Little River Journal is our monthly givaway. Last month it was a Fishpond Cooler. This month we are giving away a Temple Fork Professional Series Fly Rod. It's easy to register online.
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January's Featured Flies
This month we feature some fine trout flies, some are old and some are new. This list includes Smokies patterns and those that work well on our tailwaters.

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Tying and Fishing the Sand Shrimp
This is one of the best saltwater flies for the Gulf Coast of Florida, especially for redfish. They are easy to tie and they produce when other flies won't. If you don't tie we have them for you. Learn More.

Big Girl and the Rainbow
This story was written by David Perry. It is a story about his daughter's first trout on a fly. It is a great story. David is a fly fishing guide working on the Caney Fork and Elk Rivers in Middle Tennnessee.
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Turneffe Flats in Belize
Some of our customers visit here in this beautiful country. The fly fishing is as good as it gets. Enjoy your tour of Belize.

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