Davidson River Outfitters - Articles


This is a re-rerun of an article that I wrote last summer. But it is something that we should all adhere to in the summer time.

I have seen several large trout in the last few weeks caught and released only to watch them float by me down river dead as a door nail. Below are five tips you can use to help trout survive the summer.

Well… it’s that time of year when we start having dreams about where we would like to go fishing over the summer. For some it is an easy choice, for others we only get to make a destination trip every four or five years or maybe even once. So here are some of my thoughts that help me make decisions about where to go.

I often see people standing at the airport trying to figure out what they are going to do since there gear did not make it to the final destination, or what to do about their broken rod. So here are some tips to help you get to your destination with all of your gear.

How many times have you arrived at your favorite fishing spot only to find the river high and muddy? We have all been there from time to time and more often than not we just turn around and go back home. What most of us do not realize is that the majority of large Brown Trout in the river gorge themselves during these times of high off-colored water. Here are some helpful tips that will help you find and catch more fish in high colored water.

Well, winter has finally arrived in the mountains; the fishing however is still decent. But you can get into real trouble, if you are not dressed properly. Here are some things that I do for winter fishing that will help you stay warm and safe.

Tenkara is a traditional Japanese method of fly fishing. A simple and effective way to fly fish the mountain streams of Southern Appalachia. A rod, line and fly are all that is used, NO REEL. The appeal of Tenkara is its elegant simplicity.