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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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by Chasinshad
Jan 7, 2021 17:27:38 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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839 6,217 Missing the report and news
by bushwacker
Jan 12, 2021 7:55:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Lake News

Discuss important news and issues related to the Smith Mountain Lake fishing community.

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273 1,807 New changes in 2021 related to DWR managed resources
by greg
Dec 13, 2020 7:52:35 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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Find a Fishing Club or Group to get involved with.

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Sub-board: Smith Mountain Striper Club

72 222 SMSC October Meeting - 10/2
by mwardncsu
Sept 28, 2020 14:03:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Fishing Related Links

Place to capture links to other useful fishing-related sites

7 19 Changes to my websites
by ghostcomanche©®
May 1, 2020 21:38:10 GMT -5

Smith Mountain Lake Fishing

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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326 1,884 Philpott walleye spawn
by johnr
Dec 12, 2020 20:50:23 GMT -5
No New Posts Saltwater Fishing - Discussion and Reports

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155 905 Upper Bay Sillyness Continues
by 31Airborne
Jul 21, 2020 14:25:59 GMT -5
No New Posts Hunting Discussion - 1 Viewing

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 - 2 Viewing

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92 862 Striper poles.....
by 31Airborne
Jan 15, 2021 13:45:09 GMT -5
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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

Bait tanks, cast nets, planer boards, etc. Discuss it here.

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334 3,258 Purchasing live bait
by riverdawg711
Dec 24, 2020 18:53:58 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
No New Posts Fly-specific

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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338 2,635 Ulterra freshwater vs. Riptide
by getlinewet
Sept 29, 2020 17:11:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Boats, Outboards, and Trailers

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223 1,721 Marine-grade plywood - Local source?
by herringbone
Dec 11, 2020 16:26:15 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

Please use this section to post those awesome pictures of kids enjoying the outdoors also.

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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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525 1,576 5 HP Yamaha
by fly
Jan 14, 2021 16:18:01 GMT -5

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