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
Wild Rainbow Fishing with Mikey Wier
Pump me up for some Salty Action. Leaving for the Keys in 33 days.
Texas Ranger Louis Barlow
The Fish Bureau of Investigation is looking for this man in question for his involvement in hooking very large fish throughout the entire month of August. If you have seen him on the New River, French Broad River, or the Davidson River stay clear of him through September and report his location to any fisherman nearby immediately.
At times he has been spotted napping on park benches until late in the evening.
Hook: Mustad 94831 #10
Body: Sponge foam ant body
Legs: Black rubber legs
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Congratulation to Pauletta Thompson for winning the June Fish Challenge!
Paul was fishing the French Broad in Asheville and landed this 5 lbs Smallmouth on Popper. Paul will receive a dozen free guide choice flies for his savy angling skills. There were several great photos submitted this month so keep up the good work. We will be posting some of the runner ups on the photo sections of the blog.
Think you have caught the best fish of the month? Well take a photo of it, and submit it for us to see! From May 2009 to December 2009, we want to challenge you for the best catch each month. To enter, submit the following: a photo of your catch, its species, the lake or stream in which you were fishing, the date of the catch, and an email address. Each photo will be judged by 4 of our top guides, and a winner will be announced each month on our website. The winner will also receive 1 dozen guide choice flies free. All photographs will be judged on quality of fish, clarity of photo, particular species caught, and creativity of photo. Strut your stuff, and submit your photo today. ONLY ONE PHOTO CAN BE SUBMITTED PER ANGLER EACH MONTH.
Submit your photos and information to firstname.lastname@example.org!
With summertime temperatures setting in and little to no rain, the water levels have begun to drop rapidly. Although water levels are higher this year than they were this time last year, the Davidson River is running at 52cfs and water temperatures are hovering around 66 degrees. This time of year, our mission statement of “GO Early, STAY Late… and FISH HARD” is the divine truth. The good news is that the lower water levels and the warm sunny days are providing plenty of top water action on big hoppers and beetles. All of us at DRO have been making the best of the situation, and it has been rewarding for both us and our clients to experience consistent top water action.
If you are looking for an up-to-date fishing report, here it is: Terrestrials, terrestrials… terrestrials! If you don’t have the bugs you need or want, then check out our online retail shop at www.davidsonflyfishing.com, and we’ll send them out to ya ASAP!
On June 13th, Jeff Turner and his son, Taylor, began a nation wide quest to fish 50 states in 50 days in hopes that their adventure will inspire others to realize their dreams for adventure and connect with family and others. This amazining journey will span 15,000 miles by land, 6,000 miles by air, and 500 miles by water.
Fourtunately for Davidson River Outfitters, the mighty Davidson River was on their list, and we were excited to be a part of their journey. Jeff and Taylor arrived at the shop on June 16th to fish with DRO guide Landon Lipke. After a few minutes of instructions, the guys geared up and were catching good numbers of fish throughout the day. Both rainbows and some of our larger brook trout provided some great video for the Turner’s website. With nonstop action, the day was over before they knew it. Big smiles and tired bodies were a true testimate that a day on the Davidson River was the inspiration they had been looking for. For all of us at Davidson River Outfitters, we hope the trip continues to be a success. If you are interested in the Turner adventures, you can follow them though their website: http://www.fish5050.com/North%20Carolina.html
Hook: Tiemko 200R #6
Eyes: Extra small lead dumbell
Tail: Red Fox Tail
Body: Red Fox Tail w/ crystal flash
To order these materials, go to www.davidsonflyfishing.com!