These step-by-step fly-tying guides will help you tie flies to attract trout, bass and musky in Pisgah, Western North Carolina, and throughout the Southeast.

Marabou Bass Snack

Marabou Bass Snack
July 16, 2020

Another Hollow Style Fly for The Summer Basses

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A Friend Of The Devil Is a Friend of Mine

A Friend Of The Devil Is a Friend of Mine
April 11, 2020

This no hackle, high floating Caddis will make a Brook Trout sell its soul for a swipe at it.

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Lieutenant Cahill

Lieutenant Cahill
April 1, 2020

When the Light Cahills start to hatch, call in the Lieutenant to get the job done.

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Partridge and Saffron

Partridge and Saffron
March 27, 2020

Warm days make it seem like late Spring isn't that far away. This Yellow Sally Soft Hackle is sure to bring a little spice to your May and June.

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Warm Water Hollow Fly

Warm Water Hollow Fly
March 25, 2020

This hollow style fly swims like a fish, and is easy enough to tie that you can even drink like a fish, and still manage to crank a few out.

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Squirdle Jig

Squirdle Jig
March 18, 2020

The Zirdle Bug is a popular fly in the bins at the shop. This beaded jig version is tied with Squirrel for a slimmer profile that is perfect for area streams.

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Small Stream Thorax Dun

Small Stream Thorax Dun
March 17, 2020

Check out this high floating dry fly for fishing riffles, pocket water, and smaller streams.

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Our area has hundreds of miles of streams and rivers to explore, giving DRO's guides a large canvas on which to create your fishing adventure. Whether you are looking for a two-hour introduction to fly fishing for trout or a full-day float trip in the hunt for Musky, we've got the perfect guided fishing experience for you.

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Stream Report

The river has stabilized around 100 CFS, which is still a little higher than normal for early September, but is probably the best level for fishing. Read More

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