Tag Archives: Jeff Samsel

A funny photo from Jeff Samsel

Jeff sent an e-mail this week, with gracious thanks for what I do to make his job easier. What was I doing in the photo? No, I was not napping. I was hiding so Jeff could get a spider-rigging shot … Continue reading

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Use your clock to catch more fish.

Last week’s blog was about appealing to more of the fish’s senses. This week’s tip is about you. The more techniques you pack into a trip, the more fish you will catch. A typical spring or summer pattern we fish … Continue reading

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Trout trip in in a little piece of heaven.

Our excitement grew as the truck rolled to a stop. The Nantahala River was just a few steps away. Jeff Samsel, his son Nathaniel and Brother Ron jumped out of the truck. We quickly made our way to separate river … Continue reading

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Fish, friends and fellowship at King Fisher Society

Winds whipped around us as we made our way up the creek. These winds were an indicator of a weather change. Keith Sutton and I began to cast to the steep bank with our Road Runners. After catching a few, … Continue reading

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Big Cat Quest Championship on Wheeler Lake

This week’s travels carried me to the Bass Pro Big Cat Quest Championship at Joe Wheeler State Park. Big Cat Quest founder, Ken Freeman and his team did a wonderful job making the anglers feel at home. Freeman cooked out … Continue reading

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From Crappie to Tarpon…

Our anticipation grew as Captain Robert Moore’s 23-footer slowly motored to our dock. While I was a “Tarpon Veteran” my Outdoor Writer friend, Vic Attardo was in for a large adventure.  Attardo is an accomplished angler in his own right … Continue reading

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