Category: General Interest

Fly Fishing Check List

FLY FISHING GEAR CHECKLIST Instructions:  Please place an “X” or a “√” in the blank.  If not applicable, please write “NA” in the blank. ____ Fishing license/permit ____ Fly rod & storage case ____ Fly reel ____ Fly vest, chest pack, or lanyard ____ Leader(s) ____ Tippet(s) ____ Nippers ____ Forceps ____ Split shot ____ […]

The Drug Store: A Fisherman’s Account

AFFC member Clyde Buchanan recently published a novel that includes a lot about fishing. The Drug Store: A Fisherman’s Account is based on his experience working in his father’s drug store.  His fishing mentor also worked in the old-time drug store located in Eastern North Carolina.  It is fiction as to characters, names, dates, places […]

Louisiana Red Fish Trip – Bayou Beatdown

Freshly back from a Cajun redfish adventure resembling more of a Bayou Beatdown than a victory over our piscatorial prey, Big Bill Kessler, Colonel Rob Kissel, Gordon Middleton and Doug Brady almost cried “uncle”, uncle Boudreau that is. Venturing out of our back door at Camp Drum in Port Sulphur, or driving down to launch […]

GoPro Fishing

Had a minute to check emails on the road stopping at a Barnes & Noble (nearly finished current read with days to go plus all week next week vacationing with Katie at the Crater of Diamonds!).  Saw the latest Midcurrent.  I am never interested in all their topics, but I scan them for articles of […]

Atlanta Fly Fishing Club Mentor Program

The Atlanta Fly Fishing Club Mentoring Program was started by JD Forrester, a long time member of the club with the purpose of introducing new members to veteran members while also providing fly fishing expertise on local rivers like the Chattahoochee River. Our club is all about education and camaraderie and each of these new […]

The Inching Foot:: A Case of Ignoring Safety

Andrew A. Cox, Associate Newsletter Editor Many anglers pursing this sport realize that fishing and other outdoor activities have a certain element of danger. Some anglers take great care in anticipating potential sources of danger; others pursue the sport with little foresight and may find themselves in potentially dangerous if not life threatening situations. The […]