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    Learn to or improve you fly casting

    I'm not a member yet but this is always a good way to improve or get started in fly fishing.

    Look at the march program.

    http://www.flyfishingbeaufort.com/club_information.htm
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    Thanks John. I've been following the club since...

    Thanks John. I've been following the club since this past March when I learned that I would be moving to the area. I'll be in Beaufort several times over the next several months to nail down a...
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    Good stuff John...looking forward to doing some...

    Good stuff John...looking forward to doing some of that when I move there next year.
  4. I was in Jackson County yesterday. Didn't go to...

    I was in Jackson County yesterday. Didn't go to Deep Creek. I went last year when I was there. It had been 45 years since the last time I was there, I was just 10 years old. My Dad used to pack...
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    I read an article about guys that hunt rattlers...

    I read an article about guys that hunt rattlers out west and in the south. Seems that the snakes have become less likely to issue a warning rattle before striking. Therory is that they have learned...
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    Thanks for the report and thanks for all the...

    Thanks for the report and thanks for all the input. I will be in that area for a week starting Aug 4 and I hope the rains let up a bit. I'm planning on floating the DH section of the Tuck and the...
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    John, Thanks so much for the response. I got...

    John,

    Thanks so much for the response. I got to fish twice while I was there. Once at Hunting Park off the pier. Threw the ultra light and caught some trout. Wanted to fish the jetties on the...
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    Now that's what I'm talking about. Looking...

    Now that's what I'm talking about. Looking forward to doing some of that when I get moved down there.

    Thanks,

    John
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    A bit off and yet a bit on the subject. Some 20...

    A bit off and yet a bit on the subject. Some 20 years ago I lived in southern VA in a very small community. I had a small farm on a road that went to our county dump that was about two miles away. ...
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    Lynn, Thanks. I was hoping John would post. ...

    Lynn,

    Thanks. I was hoping John would post. My Google of fish reports from that part of the world has turned up very little in the way of new or current reports.

    My wife is currently living...
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    sorry for the double post Can I get a Low Country report?

    Heading down to Beaufort SC next week and just wondered what is hitting and where.

    Thanks,

    John
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    Can I get a Low Country report?

    Heading down to Beaufort SC next week and just wondered what is hitting and where.

    Thanks,

    John
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    **** shame isn't it. I've spent most of my life...

    **** shame isn't it. I've spent most of my life hauling out other people's trash and litter. I usually carry a trash bag with me and pick up the thrash on my way back out.

    Here on the Cape...
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    Sticky: Sapphire Valley/Tuck/Dillsboro/Cherokee 8-3-10-2012

    I will be in the Sapphire Valley/Cashiers area during the week of Aug 3-10. Been doing some research and have narrowed down the areas I'd like to fish. Mostly the Tuck in the DH section and down...
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    Thanks

    Slip Stream,

    Thanks so much for all the info. Do you know much about the lakes in the area, Glenvill, Toxaway, Sapphire or Fairfield?

    Sounds like I may have to make a drive over to the...
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    Sapphire Valley area fishing ???

    August, I'm off with the family for a well needed vacation to the Sapphire Valley. We'll be staying at Fairway Forest. While over the last 13 years I have become a Salt Life kinda fisherman I did...
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    John, Beats a skunk any day.... Tides have...

    John,

    Beats a skunk any day....

    Tides have been much higher here too. To fish grass flats here in the Cape Lookout area you need a boat to access them as they are much more remote and far...
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    Hope I'm not to late with this.....

    I've fish that type of water just south of there for the last 18 years so here's a bit of what I have learned.

    6wt rods work best for me but I like having an 8wt along too. You'll get the most...
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