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33 201 Moved: Help anyone? Hardy area
by mwardncsu
Sept 11, 2017 16:13:44 GMT -5
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269 1,504 Lake Anna
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Jul 24, 2021 5:29:59 GMT -5

General

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No New Posts The Rockfish Dock Party

General Discussion. Grab a beer and let's shoot the breeze!

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851 6,310 what happened
by mwardncsu
Jul 26, 2021 20:33:14 GMT -5
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Discuss important news and issues related to the Smith Mountain Lake fishing community.

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277 1,842 Water Temperatures
by jb4sml
Jun 30, 2021 16:06:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Meet N Greet

Annual Get Together at SML. All are invited!

21 566 New, wanna say HI and where do ya'll go??
by greywalls
Sept 22, 2018 16:16:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Need a Partner or a Ride?

Do you need a partner to help split costs? Maybe you need to bum a ride to get your fishing fix for the week? Post those requests here.

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73 223 Message from Khris Bradley, outgoing SMSC President
by mwardncsu
Jan 21, 2021 11:57:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Fishing Related Links

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8 21 Striped Bass Websites
by ghostcomanche©®
Feb 1, 2021 12:17:53 GMT -5

Smith Mountain Lake Fishing

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No New Posts Striped Bass - General Discussion and Reports - 3 Viewing

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Sub-boards: Reports, Striper Fishing How-To's, Tournaments

3,011 20,190 Hardy to Halesford
by Wingnutt
Jul 26, 2021 18:20:45 GMT -5
No New Posts Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass - General Discussion and Reports - 1 Viewing

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337 1,832 6-5 Morning
by 31Airborne
Jun 6, 2021 8:37:47 GMT -5
No New Posts Catfish - General Discussion and Reports

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69 482 6/27/21 flathead
by riverdawg711
Jul 10, 2021 9:55:30 GMT -5
No New Posts All Other Species - General Discussion and Reports - 1 Viewing

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182 1,007 7/9 Crappie +
by 31Airborne
Jul 12, 2021 6:14:30 GMT -5

Other Fishing or Hunting Discussion

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No New Posts All Other Freshwater Lakes and Rivers - Discussion and Reports

Discuss fishing and post reports from all bodies of water other than SML.

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336 1,921 Philpott 7/25/21
by herringbone
Jul 26, 2021 16:38:25 GMT -5
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155 908 Upper Bay Sillyness Continues
by quackquackboom
Mar 11, 2021 11:58:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Hunting Discussion

Discuss all things hunting related here.

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50 275 Ol Deuce drops the hammer on his .410
by dnoell9
Apr 9, 2020 11:16:53 GMT -5

Equipment

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No New Posts Rods and Reels

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103 895 Striper’s are getting big - time to upgrade the gear
by Wingnutt
Jul 25, 2021 19:27:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Fishing Lures

Artificial Lure Discussion

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45 249 Rusty tackle!
by buckeye
May 12, 2019 10:04:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Live Bait Equipment

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339 3,271 Patriotic Bait Net
by mwardncsu
Jul 2, 2021 10:45:15 GMT -5
No New Posts Terminal Tackle

Hooks, Line, Sinkers, etc.

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68 484 Redi rig
by tblspoon
Dec 25, 2020 20:25:52 GMT -5
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Section to discuss gear specific to fly-fishing for any species on SML (or elsewhere)

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26 155 Local fly shops? Pointers for a newb?
by fly
Dec 1, 2018 23:22:34 GMT -5
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Fishfinders, Trolling Motors, etc.

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339 2,643 Garmin livescope
by herringbone
Mar 10, 2021 22:00:16 GMT -5
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225 1,732 Pontoon boat rod holder suggestions
by KB
May 22, 2021 7:02:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Other Misc Fishing Gear

Place to discuss other fishing related gear that does not fall cleanly into a category above.

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49 441 Striker Ice cold water gear? Any other recommended gear?
by yellowdog
Mar 9, 2020 9:13:15 GMT -5

Miscellaneous

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No New Posts The Rockfish Collection

Share your special memories on the water or on land through stories and/or pictures. Let's create a collection of memories that will never be forgotten.

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20 185 In Memory of StriperJohn (John Hall)
by stripersdaughter
Mar 15, 2017 9:02:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Bragging Board

Post up that pic of your best catch and show your ugly mug to the world.

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31 180 Personal Best and 1st length citation
by ajrod88
Jan 9, 2021 9:57:45 GMT -5
No New Posts Take a Kid Fishing

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22 117 Wyatt’s Spring Fling. 1 Proud Papa!!
by mwardncsu
Apr 16, 2019 21:06:59 GMT -5
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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video says more than mward can ever type!

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54 221 Ol Deuce drops the hammer on his .410
by drag4striper
Apr 9, 2020 9:40:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Show Us Your Rig

Show us your boat so we can wave on the water!

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68 450 Chasinshad- 2004 Lund Alaskan 2000DC
by bushwacker
Jan 7, 2021 9:06:50 GMT -5
No New Posts The Cook Book

The grill's hot and the beer's cold, so share your favorite recipes with everyone here.

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20 101 Smoked Venison back straps & hocks
by fatdaddy
Oct 20, 2019 14:01:22 GMT -5
No New Posts The Market

Post your for sale or want ads here.

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543 1,609 8' Calusa Cracker cast net, fixer upper
by r37sml
Jun 29, 2021 12:41:22 GMT -5

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