The 2011 Southeast Regional Fly Fishing Tournament was held this past weekend in the Nantahala National Forest. DRO Guide Bill Strickland finished 6th over all and will be the #2 seated angler to represtent the Southeast in the National Flyfishing Championships which will be held in Cherokee, North Carolina. This tournament is scheduled for May 19th through May 22nd and will host the top 30 anglers in North America. Stay tuned for more information.
2011 Southeast Regional Top 10
1. Randy Hanner Team USA
2. Anthony Naranja Team USA
3. Kurt Finlayson Team USA
4. Josh Stephens Team USA
5. Chris Lee North Carolina
6. Bill Strickland North Carolina
7. Cory Roberts Georgia
8. Brian Katzenmair North Carolina
9. Paul Bourcq North Carolina
10. Kevin Lowe Tennessee
Come joing us November 6th & 7th for the Western North Carolina Flyfishing Expo. See new products for 2011, discounts on 2010 gear, fly tying demonstrations, fly casting, and more.
DRO Spokesman Walter Parrott has his clients displaying their trophy smallmouth for the camera. Warm temperatures and lack of rain have made the smallmouth bite as strong as ever. Walter has reported several fish being caught over 5 lbs on top water and various baitfish patterns.
If interested in more information on fly or spin smallmouth floats contact Walter Parrott and Walker@davidsonflyfishing.com