Great Smoky Mountains Fly Fishing
Fly Fisher, Fly Tyer, Guide, Author★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Kevin Howell has been guiding the rivers and streams of Western North Carolina and East Tennessee since the mid-1980's. Kevin considers the Davidson River, Tuckaseegee River, and many small mountain streams his home waters. Join us to talk about fly fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains and find out which flies Kevin favors for these waters.
Bob Mallard has fly fished and guided the Maine waters for over 40 years. Maine has the most diverse fly fishing opportunities in New England and is a popular destination for anglers seeking trout, landlocked salmon, striped bass, and a host of other game fish. Join us and explore the rivers, streams, ponds and lakes of this magnificent state.
Just a few of the questions asked and answered during the interview:
- What are the different types of fisheries in the Smoky Mountains?
- What fish species are available to fly fishers in the streams and rivers?
- What makes the area so favorable for trout?
- What are the top rivers to fish?
- What is the Davison River well known for?
- What's the best way to fish the Davidson?
- What hatches do you have on the Davidson?
- What are the best flies to use?
- What type of fishery is the Tuskaseegee River?
- What techniques do you use on the Tuskaseegee?
- What fly rods and lines do you recommend?
- If you could only pick five flies to put in your fly box, what would they be?
- What type of water do you find in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park?
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