Fly Rod Chronicles

Fly Rod Chronicles

2014 - 2017, Fishing, Other, Outdoor
Curtis Fleming left his day job to pursue the art of fly fishing.

Episode Guide

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Elk River Reunion (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    Elk River Reunion

    Curtis fishes the waters of Elk River.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - West Virginia Strong: A Story About the Flood (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    West Virginia Strong: A Story About the Flood

    Curtis takes a flood victim out for a much needed day on the water. They find some closure when they experience a great day of trout fishing on the river that devastated the community.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Alaska Family Slam (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    Alaska Family Slam

    The Fleming family heads to Alaska to celebrate an anniversary and a birthday and ends up breaking five IGFA world records while there during the peak of the salmon run.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Fins & Feathers (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Fins & Feathers

    Curtis travels to southern West Virginia to team up with a DNR officer for an unbelievable spring turkey hunt and fish the intimate Glade Creek.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - The Life of a Guide (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    The Life of a Guide

    Although some think fly fishing guides have it made, the crew get the real story by focusing on a few guys that row the North Platte River in Wyoming.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Fishing for ALS (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    Fishing for ALS

    Curtis takes his friend Bill Sumner out for a well-needed day on the water, and the two bring awareness to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Arctic Char Frenzy (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    Arctic Char Frenzy

    Curtis travels toward the North Pole and finds out what it is like to be in an Arctic char frenzy. Needless to say, he gets fish drunk as the char boil around the boat.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Chama Generations (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    Chama Generations

    Curtis takes his daughter, Laken, to Chama, N.M., in search of her first bull elk; a look back at some of the highlights that were caught on camera over the years at The Lodge at Chama.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Back to the Basics (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Back to the Basics

    Curtis promised the members of the Bridgeport High School football team that if they won the state title, he would take them fishing. Well, they won, and Curtis comes through on the promise.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Bahamas Bonefish (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Bahamas Bonefish

    Curtis travels to the Bahamas and gets in on some flats fishing for bonefish.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Big Hole Browns (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    Big Hole Browns

    Curtis travels to the famous Big Hole River in Montana to experience some of the best trout fishing in the West. Low water situations make it challenging, but wade fishing and Watermaster rafts prove to be game changers.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Carp on Cicadas (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Carp on Cicadas

    The 17-year Brood V cicada emergence is happening in West Virginia, and Curtis and his daughter experience the best carp fishing of their lives on Stonewall Jackson Lake.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Bucket List Brook Trout (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Bucket List Brook Trout

    Curtis scratches off an item on the bucket list as he heads to Labrador in search of 5-pound eastern brook trout.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Football & Fins (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    Football & Fins

    Curtis meets up with WVU football coach Dana Holgorsen at Glade Springs Resort, W. Va. The roles are reversed as Curtis coaches the coach on his first fly fishing adventure. Curtis also teams up with coach Holgorsen's family.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Moonfish at Jupiter (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    Moonfish at Jupiter

    Curtis heads south in the winter to break out the fly rod with a good buddy off the coast of Jupiter, Fla.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Curtis' Permit (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    Curtis' Permit

    Curtis goes in pursuit for the "gray ghost of the flats", the permit.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Elk Springs Resort (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Elk Springs Resort

    Curtis fishes the headwaters of Elk River.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Crazy Rainbow (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    Crazy Rainbow

    Curtis teams up with the guides at Crazy Rainbow for some unbelievable action on the North Platte River in Casper, Wyo.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Back to My Roots (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Back to My Roots

    Curtis takes his daughter Autumn to a local farm pond to instill good fly fishing techniques.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Alaska Topwater Silvers (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Alaska Topwater Silvers

    Curtis throws dry flies for topwater silver salmon.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Harman's North Fork Invitational (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Harman's North Fork Invitational

    Curtis heads to Harman's to check out this years Harman's North Fork Invitational fly fishing tournament, and he breaks out the Watermaster Raft on his home-waters.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Casper, Wyo. (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Casper, Wyo.

    Curtis heads to Casper, Wyo. and dives into the towns fishing culture.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - West Virginia Fall Colors (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    West Virginia Fall Colors

    Curtis heads to Dry Fork in search of colored up browns in the fall.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Belize Family Vacation (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    Belize Family Vacation

    Curtis and his family head to Belize for bonefish.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Route 219 Roadtrip (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    Route 219 Roadtrip

    Curtis takes his daughter Laken on a road trip down Route 219 in West Virginia, and the two soak up the rich history and great fishing in the area.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Taps Montana Retreat (Episode 54)
    Episode 54:

    Taps Montana Retreat

    Curtis spends time with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors as they float the Madison River.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Arctic Adventure (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    Arctic Adventure

    Curtis travels to the Nunavik Region of Quebec in search of world class arctic char fishing as he is guided by native Inuits.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Cass Scenic Railroad (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    Cass Scenic Railroad

    Curtis travels to Cass, W. Va. to experience the town's history and take in some trout fishing.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Nemacolin Tiger Trout (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Nemacolin Tiger Trout

    Curtis spends a day on the water with good pal and basketball legend Bob Huggins.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Musky on the Fly (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Musky on the Fly

    Curtis is in pursuit for the fish of 10,000 casts.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Deschutes Family Vacation (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Deschutes Family Vacation

    Curtis heads back to Oregon with his family and they experience the amazing culture and fishing along the Deschutes River.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Harman's North Fork Invitational (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Harman's North Fork Invitational

    Curtis heads to his homewaters to check out a fly fishing tournament and has trouble being on the sidelines.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Hike for Pike (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Hike for Pike

    Curtis hikes through the Sherwood Forest in Alaska to a remote high mountain lake to catch Northern Pike with a dry fly.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Project Healing Waters (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Project Healing Waters

    Curtis spends a day with Project Healing Waters member Jessica Callihan and she tells her amazing story of how fly fishing changed her life.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Elk River DIY (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    Elk River DIY

    Curtis and his cousin Paul fish one of their favorite streams and they reflect on how much fishing means to them.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Jupiter (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:


    Curtis heads down South in the winter to break out the fly rod with a good buddy off the coast of Jupiter, Fla.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Bob Huggins (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Bob Huggins

    Curtis and crew see Harold Harsh at Spring Creek outfitters and meet up with WVU Basketball Coach, Bob Huggins.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Curtis' Kids (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Curtis' Kids

    Curtis surprises a special group of boys at school and takes them on a field trip that they will never forget.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Salmon Fly (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Salmon Fly

    Curtis experiences the salmon fly hatch on the Deschutes River in Oregon as he fishes the tribal side of the river with a local Native American, Elke Littleleaf.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - New River (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    New River

    Curtis and pals float the New River in West Virginia for smallmouth bass, but realize there is much more to this river than the fishing as they navigate class five rapids and dive into the local culture.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - The Alaskan Dream (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    The Alaskan Dream

    Curtis lives his dream of fishing the incredible salmon runs of Alaska.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Nick Faldo (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Nick Faldo

    Curtis and Nick spend time fly-fishing together in West Virginia.

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Fishing With Legends, Jerry West (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    Fishing With Legends, Jerry West

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Remembering Hunter, Fishing in His... (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Remembering Hunter, Fishing in His...

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Memorial Weekend Celebrating America (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Memorial Weekend Celebrating America

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Harpers Ferry Battles Again (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Harpers Ferry Battles Again

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Monsters & Meaningful Catch Out West (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Monsters & Meaningful Catch Out West

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Restoration Success - America's Stream (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Restoration Success - America's Stream

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Gators & Sharks oh Fly! (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    Gators & Sharks oh Fly!

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Remembering the Miners (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Remembering the Miners

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Heroes, Hockey & Fly Fishing Ho! (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Heroes, Hockey & Fly Fishing Ho!

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - America's Resort of the Fly (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    America's Resort of the Fly

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Modern Family Fishing in New Mexico (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Modern Family Fishing in New Mexico

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Fly Fishing Angler's Invitational (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Fly Fishing Angler's Invitational

  • Fly Rod Chronicles - Idaho Drift Fishing, Amazing Adventr (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Idaho Drift Fishing, Amazing Adventr