DRO announces our 2012 EURO Nymphing Class with Bill Strickland on Saturday June 9th 2012.
This one day class is designed to give you a better understanding of various nymphing techniques such as Czech/Polish Nymphing, French/Spanish Nymphing. In this class, you will learn how to select the proper rod, building leaders for each nymphing technique, knot tying, casting principals, fly selections for each technique, and how to read water so that you know when to use the appropriate techniques to maximize your fish counts. On the water demonstrations will be on the Davidson River Private Water so bring your waders!
Class will begin at 9 AM and end at 4 PM. Cost is $125 per person.
DRO Guide Bill Strickland fishing the Davidson River on a cold winter day with temps not breaking the above freezing mark. All in all, the fish were on their usual feeding habits and Dr Yates managed to have a pretty good day. Read more about the day on the water with Bill and Dr. Yates at www.castawayblog.wordpress.com
Winter lake fishing has been fishing really well lately with the mild weather we are having thus far. Break out your sinking lines and take advantage of your local hatchery supported lakes in Western North Carolina for some great trout fishing. For more information on lakes to fish or guided trips call the shop and ask for Bill.
The 2012 Southeast Regional Qualifier for Team USA has been announced on the Davidson River and surrounding waters for February 17th,18th,19th 2012. This is a great opportunity to come watch some of the best anglers in the country compete for a spot on next years Team USA. This event is being hosted out of Davidson River Outfitters in Brevard, North Carolina. Venues to include the Davidson River, East Fork of the French Broad, Tanasee Creek Lake, and the Davidson River Private Waters. For more information please visit the website www.usnffc.com
Mike McGee holding up a couple fish from his 30 fish day with Bill Strickland on an early summer float trip. Starting June 4th we will be floating the Tennessee Tailwaters and taking advantage of colder water and lots of dry flies. If interested in learning more about floating the S. Holston or Watauga Rivers give us a call in the shop. 1 – 888- 861 – 0111