The Grayson Highlands Backpacking Dream

The Grayson Highlands Backpacking Dream

The Grayson Highlands Backpacking Dream? Yeah, well, what’s that? I can explain. Easy. First, when you backpack Grayson Highlands, you’re living the dream. Right from the very moment when you step out of your car and breathe in that fresh pine scented mountain air. Already, it’s restoring your soul. Teaching you things, if you’ll listen. … Read more

Fly Fishing Bradley Fork

Fly Fishing Bradley Fork Feature Picture

Fly Fishing Bradley Fork in GSMNP. This was my most recent Fall fly fishing camping destination. I had good reasons for going there, too. For starters, the weather forecast was looking warm and sunny for at least one week. Moreover, the Smokies had just received a good amount of rain at the start of Fall, … Read more

Backcountry Fly Fishing On The Other Side

Backcountry fly fishing on the other side art.

Backcountry Fly Fishing On The Other Side is based on true events… My confession. If the truth be told. See. I had the most earth-shattering backcountry fly fishing trip, ever. Years ago. One that will never be topped. Not in this life. And it was just as the trip was starting. That’s when it hit … Read more

10 Greatest Books Of All Time

10 Greatest Books

This article explores the 10 greatest books of all time. That said, I have to confess that I don’t read as much these days as I’d like to. Why? Cause I’m too busy creating articles, like this one. And when I’m not, I’m usually outside hiking and fly fishing, enjoying the great outdoors. But my … Read more

Surviving A Close Encounter With A Bear

Surviving A Close Encounter With A Bear

This article is all about what you should do if you ever have a close encounter with a bear in the great outdoors. And more specifically, what you can do to stay alive in that situation. That said, I’m no bear expert. But I’ve had LOTS of close encounters with black bears in my life. … Read more

My Hike-In Fly Fishing Gear List

My Hike-In Fly Fishing Gear List

This article is all about My Hike-In Fly Fishing Gear List for a short DAY trip. And what just so happens to be two of my favorite activities to do in life? Well, one is fly fishing. And the other is hiking, of course. So why not combine these two activities by doing both at … Read more

Fly Fishing Tiny Flies On The South Holston

Fly Fish Rainbow Trout on Soho

So I’ve been fly fishing tiny flies on the South Holston River in Tennessee a lot lately. Why? Well, that’s what’s been hatching most of the time. Tiny midges. And yes, I’ve been catching lots of trout. A few bigger ones, too. Incidentally, I’ve been doing well enough that some of the other fly fishermen … Read more