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Customer Testimonials….

“Jeff, Thanks for a wonderful day that exceeded all our expectations.  We came home so excited, all agreeing that we learned more in the first hour than we had in all our time with other guides.  The netted fish, your easy way of being, and your patience and care were very much appreciated.  Lunch was great too!  Thanks again…..Melissa Malone, Greensboro, NC, Nan Henson , Teresa Hoyt , Atlanta, GA, on a March 31, 2012 NC Trip

Jeff,
Thank you again for 2 super, glorious days of fishing 🎣   You are a true professional guide, in every sense of the word.   You were a gracious, patient, attentive, and most accommodating host. Plus you taught me a lot.
I would highly recommend you and your services to anyone.  All the best, Kevin O’Connor , Charlottesville, VA, on his two day trip at Dunlap Creek private water and day two South Holston float trip May 12- 13, 2017

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 August, September, October  2020  FISHING REPORTS

7-31 & 8-1-2020 FISHING REPORT – Guided Trip, Dr Jim Kramer, Greensboro, NC, fished with Jim on Friday, we did a half day wade half day float….we fished the mud with the thunderstorms that had muddied the lower river a bit…we caught a few while dodging storms yet again…we did the float and had good fishing and caught most of our fish on dry flies.  We had a good schedule and caught a lot of fish on dries on falling water at the back end of our float.  We narrowly missed getting walloped by a severe storm at the end of the float.  We fished Saturday and did a half day wade and half day float again….caught a bunch of fish on both.  We had pretty good success early with dry dropper rigs, then floating high water we caught them on everything…….fished all the way to dusk and called it a day.  Missed storms today we were able to miss them fortunately.  Here are some pics of our two days…

8-3-2020 through 8-18-2020 FISHING REPORT – Wyoming 2020 trip off to a bang…..stay tuned will be posting pics…..will be posting too to my real time reports page here .

Day One Arrived in Wyoming, already covered hundreds of miles and enjoyed some mountain and high desert air….. beautiful weather.  Fewer people around than previous years, brings back memories of the “good old days.”

Day Two ….Had some fun poking around some old haunts and got into some high desert browns…..caught some and turned some good ones as well I could not get to eat.  But it was fun to have some time to fish before clients arrive.

Day Three had great fun getting some great pics and fishing a high alpine grizzzzzzly meadow for some wild cutthroat and brook char.  Great dry fly fishing, and the weather was fantastic…high 70sF , a breeze, and probably 40 fish almost all on dry flies.  Here are some pics…

Day Four we had good weather, albeit super windy, gusting to 40mph at times…..a storm threatened in afternoon but eventually passed on with only a few sprinkles.  We spent the day fishing two more grizzly meadows for Cutts and brookies…..all fish on dry flies.  Fished with two folks today, the rest of our group arrived late in the day.  Looking forward to a great day tomorrow.  Here are a few pics…

DAY FIVE – weather was great, fishing was slow early but from midday on it was lights out….we fished a couple of stretches of high desert water in the morning and caught a few Yellowstone cutthroats…. including one that was a two footer that Cathy Kramer , it came off right at the net but it was a beast.  The midday til evening fishing was about as good as it gets.  Tons of wild Cutts on dry flies, we probably landed 100 or more so it was a stellar day….fish up to 19″.  We fished about 25 miles into the backcountry (bear country) via some old rutted out forest roads….about as wilderness as it gets.  Great to fish somewhere where its always “like it used to be.”  Headed out again on Monday, we are going farther in , about 33 miles.  Here are some pics…

DAY SIX – After an early rise, Ted, Jim, Pat, and Cathy and I had a hearty breakfast, we hit the trail and went about 30 miles in to fish some cutthroat and brookie water….had a windy day again but sunny skies, low 80s , and without the humidity it felt great to fish all day in warm sunny weather and never break a sweat.  We caught some good cutts and brookies on dries fishing in the heart of bear country (don’t forget the bear spray!)…. and we finished up with some fishing on a spring creek and caught some browns, brookies, and cutthroats.  The fishing is why we are here but the scenery is nothing short of spectacular, so much so you miss fish while looking around.  Its truly breathtaking.  We finished up with some wood fired pizzas for dinner. Here are some more pics…..

DAY SEVEN – early rise, chilly to start (low 40s) and an epic sunrise….after a hearty breakfast (just like every morning here) Cathy, Jim, Ted, Pat and I  hit the road and the trail, about 35 -40 miles in.  Probably the best day yet….we had good weather, lots of bugs hatching (small olives and drakes) and a ton of fish…. all wild cutthroats today …..wild fish that have never been stocked and that have been doing their thing since the beginning of time.   I think everyone landed 50 or more,  about 200 fish total with some fish up to 18-20″ range.  Absolutely stellar, we fished dry flies from start to finish and it was about as good as it gets.  Dropping water levels concentrates fish and that was certainly the case today.  Would be hard to imagine it being any better than today.  We put in miles , both driving and hiking, and were rewarded.  Followed that up with some great food and a great homemade pie and ice cream… the perfect finishing touch on a perfect day.  Here are some pics…..

DAY EIGHT – We did some fishing, some travel, caught some nice cutts and left our first location and headed to our second.  We had a good day and a great meal to top it all off.  Headed down to our last two days of fishing. Here are a few photos…

DAYS NINE AND TEN – We left one area, and went to our next place for last two days of fishing.  Fishing was good, we continued to have great weather and the dry fly fishing was great.  Did not keep count but we caught probably 75-80 fish up to 20″ both days ….. driving 20 miles in and hiking another 4-8 miles gets you to some great water.  We fished water that the only way you get to it is by horse or by foot.  Some truly fine wild cutthroats.  We all fished the same water on Thursday, split up with two fishing two other waters and two fishing same water on Friday. It was great, enjoyed some incredibly food…..pulled pork, steak, brisket, prime rib……..it was great.  We have been out early and in late so reports have been short …but here are some great pics….