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    Preferred way of Fly Fishing the Mountains

    Rather relaxing day today so 2 Threads from me. What is your preferred way of Fly Fishing the Mountains?
    1. Drive, stop and fish
    2. Hike-in and fish
    3. Hike in camp and fish

    *Mine-#3
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    Go to Mountain Fly Rod

    Although I have had several Fly Rods over the years, when it's time to feed the Rhodo's I prefer my Sage TXL, 7'10", 3wt -3pc. What's your stick of choice in the mountains?
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    Good times. Thanks for sharing your story. Every...

    Good times. Thanks for sharing your story. Every trip is a unique story that unfolds in a multitude of ways.
    I think we all live with this notion: " In my family, there was no clear division...
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    http://yoursmokies.blogspot.com/

    http://yoursmokies.blogspot.com/
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    Hello All, It's been a while since I have been...

    Hello All, It's been a while since I have been active here. I have been a prisoner to 8 beautiful women deep in the backwoods of the smokies. Ok, I wish!


    Hey Raiderfan,

    I have evolved my...
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    Hey Indi, I typically solo hike into all...

    Hey Indi,


    I typically solo hike into all my waters and never take the water shuttle to Eagle or Hazel. So by the time I get there and set up camp i am a little tired and ready to wet a line. I...
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    Welcome Indianafly, 99 % of my FF takes...

    Welcome Indianafly,



    99 % of my FF takes place in the back country of the park. I have fished the Eagle system and its tribs many times. Here are some bullet statements to consider for you...
  8. Thread: Nov 1/2/3 Trip

    by DryFly1
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    Nov 1/2/3 Trip

    Planning a 1st/2nd/3rd of November Back Country FF trip on the NC side of the mountan. Complete details pending..

    I'm really looking for a few "firm" committment's (minus emergencies). If you...
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    StayLow, Glad you had a successful and safe...

    StayLow,

    Glad you had a successful and safe trip! Thanks for the photos. I believe the "bunker" is actually an old valve/powerhouse for the old ritter sawmill at proctor. Hazel has an amazing...
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    Hey Vern, BC 23 is roughly 8 miles +/-. You...

    Hey Vern,


    BC 23 is roughly 8 miles +/-. You can hike in to BC 24 early Friday morning,set up camp, and with the long day light hours fish way into the evening. You can break camp Saturday...
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    Hey Vern, Have a great trip! Just call the...

    Hey Vern,

    Have a great trip! Just call the back country office for your reservation and fill out your BC pass the day of your trip. Make sure you have your itinerary for them when you call.. You...
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    Hey StayLow, Just returned from several days...

    Hey StayLow,

    Just returned from several days on Eagle. Send me your e-mail address at aopimed@comcast.net and I will be more than happy to help. My computer at home is in for some repair work...
  13. Thread: Camp Fires???

    by DryFly1
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    Hey Rlockwood, Heading out thursday morning...

    Hey Rlockwood,

    Heading out thursday morning for a back country trip. Called last week and yesterday and the ranger stated that there are no FC or BC fire restrictions. Have a great trip!!!
    ...
  14. Thread: Fishing Trip

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    Matt, e-mail sent...... Mark....

    Matt,

    e-mail sent......

    Mark....
  15. Thread: Fishing Trip

    by DryFly1
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    Fishing Trip

    Due to the new PM and e-mail restrictions I have to post this here.

    Hey Trevor and Matt,

    If you will send me your e-mail address we can finalize our plans.

    aopimed@comcast.net

    Mark....
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    John Wayne Pres. Ronald Reagan Gen. George...

    John Wayne
    Pres. Ronald Reagan
    Gen. George Patton

    Where? In the GSM near a secluded backcountry camp on a fine brook trout stream!
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    I clean and "rough" up the surface with a steel...

    I clean and "rough" up the surface with a steel brush. Works for me and I haven't noticed that it wears down the felt any faster?

    BTW- I just bought a new pair of orvis "pack&travel" at LRO. My...
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    I plan on catching that 20 incher this weekend! ...

    I plan on catching that 20 incher this weekend! Winner buys dinner at the next cookout!!:biggrin: Nice pics "bassman"

    Mark...
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    Great post and pics Craig. You forgot to...

    Great post and pics Craig.

    You forgot to mention the fishing is usually terrible, the trails are hidious, the camp sites are muddy and black fly infested, the folage smells of agent orange and...
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    I have been following this for quiet some time. I have and will continue to voice my disdane for this project!!!

    Mark...
  21. Thread: Thank you LRO.

    by DryFly1
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    Hey Joe, Those "Flies in the Trees" are just...

    Hey Joe,

    Those "Flies in the Trees" are just contributions to the creek and trout gods! Think nothing of it. It's a right of passage.... Many happy days on the water to you.

    Mark...
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    Hey Vern, Reminds me of a childhood story. I...

    Hey Vern,

    Reminds me of a childhood story. I was walking with my father in the woods when we happened upon a persimmon tree. He pulled one off, offered it,and I accepted. At the tender age of 6...
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    Great report Gerry! Nice looking fish. Your a...

    Great report Gerry! Nice looking fish. Your a lucky man to have so much time on the water...

    Even with low water conditons the fish catching is off the charts this year!

    Mark...
  24. Thread: Thanks LRO!

    by DryFly1
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    Welcome to the board Marvin. Congrats on a good...

    Welcome to the board Marvin. Congrats on a good day!

    Mark....
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    Fishing Report 5/22/07

    Hey Byron,
    I really enjoyed the fishing report today and wanted to share a funny personal story.

    My brother(who is 2 years younger than me) and I have always had a close relaionship. Well, when...
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