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 By Kevin Howell    Outdoors    January 21, 2019 

Fishing Tips To Help Beat The Winter Blues

As I travel around to fishing shows, I often hear people talking about wanting to get on the stream and go fishing once it warms up. In reality, some of our best fishing of the year in the Southern...

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women, AAUW branch meetings are held at the St. Timothy’s... Full story

 

Local Author Don Harris Releases 'Grandpa's Fish'

For Jody Dayton, the summer of 1943 marks the change from a boy to a man. Death, murder, love, hate, lies and growing self-confidence push him toward adulthood. After being sent to the mountains to live with his forest ranger grandfather, Jody...

 

AAUW Presentation Focuses On Fly Fishing - Brevard NC

Fly fishing isn't just for the guys. Heath Cartee, owner of Pisgah Outdoors Inc., can turn women of all ages into aficionados by patiently teaching and showing them how to master the skills and enjoy...

 

Top Stories Of 2018 In Transylvania Revisited - Brevard NC

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top news stories in Transylvania County in 2018. JANUARY •The city of Brevard announced it was working toward building a replica train depot reminiscent...

 

New Staff Members Bring Professional Depth To Muddy Sneakers

Muddy Sneakers has announced the addition of two accomplished professionals to its administrative staff. Over the past year, the outdoor education nonprofit has improved its effectiveness by...

 

Mountainfilm To Benefit Students Across Western North Carolina - Asheville NC

Muddy Sneakers is thrilled to host Mountainfilm on Tour in Asheville for the second year on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at Highland Brewing Co. The event promises a fantastic night of community and...

 

'Mane Event' Gala Raises $37,000 For Programs, Scholarships

Dressed in their Western best, friends of Free Rein Center for Therapeutic Riding and Education enjoyed a night of food, music, fundraising and fun at the "Mane Event" gala on Oct. 13, raising more...

 

Free Workshops Offered At Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of November. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 

Mihalas Recognized By Trout Unlimited For Service

Brevard resident Zoë Mihalas was recognized at the 2018 National Meeting of Trout Unlimited (TU), receiving the organization's prestigious National Award for Distinguished Service in Youth...

 

River Runs: Five Tips For Fall Fly Fishing

As we transition into the fall fishing pattern, there are several things that anglers can do to increase their catch through out the day. Here are my top fives suggestions for improving your fall fish...

 

Wildlife Commission Offers Outdoors Events

On Saturday, Sept. 22, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host or support four family-friendly outdoor skills events to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. The events, most of which...

 
 By Park Baker    News    August 13, 2018

Children Learn About Summer On The Fly -Brevard NC

While the summer camp season is coming to end, the memories created for most campers will last a lifetime, and for one local camp owner those memories he hopes will instill a sense of wonder, in...

 
 By Park Baker    News    July 30, 2018

Two County Residents Inducted Into Hall Of Fame -Brevard NC

Two Transylvania County residents have been inducted into the Fly Fishing Museum of the Southern Appalachians Hall of Fame. Kevin Howell, owner of Davidson River Outfitters, and Sandy Schenck, owner and director of the Green River Preserve, will be...

 

Lisa Glines Opens New Myofascial Release Massage Practice In Brevard

Bliss in the Mountains Myofascial Release massage has opened for business in the Harris Architect building at 35 W. Probart St. in Brevard. Owner Lisa Glines relocated her busy Portland, Maine,...

 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 

Pisgah Wildlife Center Announces Free June Workshops -Brevard NC

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of May. Online registration is required for the workshops, which...

 

Input Sought Thursday For Pisgah Forest Roundabout Proposal-Brevard NC

The fly-fishing is fabulous. The cycling trails are exceptional, and all of the many others draws to the Pisgah National Forest have led to high traffic volumes and increased congestion in recent years. The N.C. Department of Transportation, in...

 
 By Kevin Howell    Outdoors    May 21, 2018

Nymph Fishing Western North Carolina Streams

In the current fly fishing world it seems that all the glory has shifted to fishing dry flies to large gaudy streamers that look like a small chicken being drug through the water. While that will...

 

Taste Of Transylvania Highlights Classroom Creativity

On May 1, the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF), in partnership with First Citizens Bank, will host the 2018 Taste of Transylvania at the Brevard Lumberyard, 170 King St. in...

 
 By Kevin Howell    Outdoors    April 9, 2018

Tips For Finding Out What The Fish Are Eating

Through the years I have been amazed at how often I arrive to the stream to find fish actively feeding only to struggle to catch a fish. We have all been there fishing away to rising fish which show...

 
 By Park Baker    News    April 2, 2018

Forum Focuses On Forest Revisions

Roughly 200 people turned out for the recent panel discussion at the library concerning the future of both Pisgah and Nantahala national forests. The U.S. Forest Service will soon release the first...

 

Free Workshops Offered At Pisgah Center For Wildlife Education In April

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of April. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 

John William Goins

John William Goins, 75, of Brevard, passed away Friday, March 2, 2018, in his home, surrounded by his wife, six children and other family members. He was born and raised in Kings Mountain, N.C. April...

 

Recalling The Day 'The Marines' Hymn' Rang Out

It's odd how a particular sound or smell has the power to transport one back to a place in time when that person experienced that unique sound or smell. For myself and, I'm certain, other aging...

 

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