Fly Fishing Adventures

Jeff’s summaries of his fly fishing exploits.

Video – Catching A Smallmouth Bass

This video is of me landing a 16 inch smallie in a small southern Indiana creek. It was shot by my son, Harrison, who was along and also catching some good fish. This particular smallmouth was hooked on an Irish Jig; a fly that I tie in lime green and dark green just like the […]

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I’m Still A Guy

Technology is a cool thing. I didn’t think that I would be as dependent on the technology of today as I am. In some ways I wish I weren’t…then there are times that it is pretty cool. I recently had a birthday, #49, and decided I would like to have one of these cool I-pods […]

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Micropterus dolomieu (Small Mouth Bass)

Just in case you think that I have or I am writing about a disease….think again as this is the scientific name for the smallmouth bass. Micropterus means small fin and I would have thought that stood for smallmouth; the second part is named after a French Mineralogists with the last name of Dolomieu. I […]

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My Big Bass II

Rarely does lightning strike twice in the same place and even more rare is a strike to the same person…even though I understand there was a park ranger in Yosemite that was officially hit by lightning 7 times….and survived them all. But lightning did strike the second time on Memorial Day as my friend Frank […]

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Small Stream Smallies

Back in 2010, I had a great day fishing for small mouth bass in some creeks I decided to re-visit recently. I made my return to the same holes where once again I had a great experience, finding several fish…and one great big bruiser that snatched my streamer after breaking me off. There is just […]

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My Big Bass

Sunday, April 17th started out like many other Sunday’s as we made our way to church and did a little shopping for the week on the way home; all this knowing that I was on a timeline and would be meeting Frank Terkhorn at my parent’s house prior to going fishing for a while. By […]

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