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34 204 Posting pictures.
by tblspoon
Oct 30, 2023 7:35:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Introductions

New members please introduce yourself.

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281 1,552 Long time SML fisherman, first time poster
by Loyd Lowry
Oct 5, 2023 10:29:54 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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869 6,405 Happy birthday, Jesus!
by Bert
Dec 25, 2023 19:20:36 GMT -5
No New Posts Lake News - 1 Viewing

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

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279 1,857 Buzzards
by mississipi
Sept 11, 2022 9:26:38 GMT -5
No New Posts Meet N Greet

Annual Get Together at SML. All are invited!

21 567 New, wanna say HI and where do ya'll go??
by oliverjohn2030
Jun 28, 2022 0:29:48 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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No New Posts Fishing Clubs

Find a Fishing Club or Group to get involved with.

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Sub-board: Smith Mountain Striper Club

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

Place to capture links to other useful fishing-related sites

10 23 Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Reports
by lindylou
Oct 29, 2022 15:08:51 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

3,196 21,109 planned trip
by herringbone
Jan 10, 2024 20:24:25 GMT -5
No New Posts Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass - General Discussion and Reports

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Sub-boards: Reports, Tournaments

353 1,899 Smith Mtn Lake, 26 JAN 2024
by greg
Jan 29, 2024 17:50:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Catfish - General Discussion and Reports - 1 Viewing

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71 486 8-26
by riverdawg711
Sept 3, 2023 21:06:39 GMT -5
No New Posts All Other Species - General Discussion and Reports - 1 Viewing

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210 1,126 Question Johnr
by john
Nov 28, 2023 11:17:27 GMT -5

Other Fishing or Hunting Discussion

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No New Posts All Other Freshwater Lakes and Rivers - Discussion and Reports - 2 Viewing

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

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364 2,028 Chickahominy River, 2 MAR 2024
by 31Airborne
Mar 4, 2024 9:41:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Saltwater Fishing - Discussion and Reports

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158 916 Time's getting close!
by Wingnutt
Apr 4, 2023 10:24:17 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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116 933 Line
by herringbone
Feb 24, 2024 17:20:12 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 - 1 Viewing

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

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345 3,303 Fitec Tape Nets
by tblspoon
Dec 5, 2023 15:20:59 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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27 157 Spring Striper in a fly
by johnr
May 1, 2022 19:22:24 GMT -5
No New Posts Electronics

Fishfinders, Trolling Motors, etc.

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344 2,660 Ulterra Transducer Mounting
by herringbone
Feb 12, 2024 20:17:21 GMT -5
No New Posts Boats, Outboards, and Trailers

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229 1,744 Troling Motor Motor Guide Xi3
by toms
Nov 8, 2023 14:18:31 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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50 443 West Marine
by mwardncsu
Jul 6, 2022 21:22:01 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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21 186 Custom rod raffle for SMSC “Reel Connections for Kids”
by mwardncsu
Jun 7, 2022 4:58:45 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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33 188 2022 Summer - Posting Pictures to Reports
by herringbone
Jul 25, 2022 18:24:54 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
No New Posts Videos

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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70 458 ChrisW 1994 HenryO 170DC
by chrisw
Apr 24, 2022 10:13:36 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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20 102 Smoked Venison back straps & hocks
by joytre
Aug 15, 2021 14:21:41 GMT -5
No New Posts The Market

Post your for sale or want ads here.

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579 1,669 MASTER FLO 20g BAITTANK
by catsnstripers
Jan 2, 2024 16:22:59 GMT -5

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