Fly Fishing Adventures

Jeff’s summaries of his fly fishing exploits.

Fly Fishing the Eau Claire River in Wisconsin

While visiting the Dells of the Eau Claire River on my last adventure, I turned to my Wisconsin Gazetteer and the internet to find out that the Eau Claire was indeed a fishery for smallmouth bass. I located a put-in and take-out and in less than 20 minutes from our campsite in downtown Wausau, we […]

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The 2020 Starter for Smallmouth

If you are like me…the Covid-19 season is dragging on and on; I am all for safety and practicing social distancing…but truly I am wired to be out and on the go. The past 4-5 weeks I have taught from my home, something I hadn’t really ever done in the previous 35 school years. Let’s […]

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Fly Fishing for Spring Trout in Southern Indiana

We are all in the midst of a strange period in our American history as the Covid-19 pandemic rolls on; good that we still have some of the simpler things in life and this video is about as simple as it gets. It could be titled a man and his float tube…but it might be […]

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Welcome to 2020 from Bennet Spring State Park

Anytime you can fish is a good time to fish; in my case, after a broken leg back in October, followed by a wet winter…well, fly fishing for trout at Bennet Spring State Park is just what the doctor ordered! Vickie and I left Indiana early on Friday morning, March 13th for Missouri, Lebanon to […]

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Fly Fishing the James River in Missouri

Recently on my fall break…my wife and I visited Branson, Missouri for a week. If you haven’t yet made it to Branson, it is quite the city…and quite the story. Branson sits along the White River. In the old days, prior to 1957, The White would regularly flood and thus the powers to be came […]

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Fly Fishing Roaring River Trout Park in Missouri

Plan B as they say…happens when your first plan, Taneycomo, encounters 4 plus inches of rain in one afternoon. If you don’t know what I am talking about then you haven’t been to Branson, Missouri…and shame on you! You might associate Branson with country music shows, restaurants, The Branson Belle, etc…but you should be familiar […]

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