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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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263 1,487 New member
by mwardncsu
Nov 25, 2020 23:28:18 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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834 6,193 Can anyone around SML recommend a chimney sweep?
by bigben
Nov 20, 2020 21:56:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Lake News

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

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272 1,799 Are restaurants open for dining in?
by Red Bear
Aug 24, 2020 9:46:19 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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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

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No New Posts Striped Bass - General Discussion and Reports - 6 Viewing

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

2,966 20,002 Fishing Help
by ghostcomanche©®
Nov 27, 2020 9:12:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass - General Discussion and Reports

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Sub-boards: Reports, Tournaments

330 1,800 Fall transition
by hammerit
Oct 25, 2020 21:47:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Catfish - General Discussion and Reports - 1 Viewing

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66 472 5-30-20
by riverdawg711
Jun 2, 2020 10:36:23 GMT -5
No New Posts All Other Species - General Discussion and Reports - 1 Viewing

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163 876 10/24 Crappie
by hambone
Oct 26, 2020 21:44:51 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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326 1,882 Bucket list trip #1 - Raleigh, NC
by 31Airborne
Nov 2, 2020 6:47:18 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

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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91 852 Another Set in the works....
by mwardncsu
Nov 27, 2020 14:38:50 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 - 2 Viewing

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

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333 3,249 Bait Stealers
by herringbone
Nov 28, 2020 14:27:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Terminal Tackle

Hooks, Line, Sinkers, etc.

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67 478 Beads
by Yam
Oct 9, 2019 15:03:19 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
No New Posts Electronics - 1 Viewing

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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222 1,717 Fishing Kayak opinions?
by oomph
Oct 23, 2020 4:05:05 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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30 174 Hillbilly
by hillbilly
Mar 17, 2019 9:03:51 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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67 445 Carolina skiff ultra
by BentRod
Aug 24, 2020 6:54:27 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 - 1 Viewing

Post your for sale or want ads here.

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522 1,571 New Thetford Porta Potti 335 - $60
by Don
Nov 26, 2020 14:48:02 GMT -5

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