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Way Back When Dinner at Cataloochee Ranch

This past Friday evening, we packed into our SUV with our two younger kids, and headed up the steep and curvy Fie Top Road in Maggie Valley, NC to Cataloochee Guest Ranch.  We were invited by the ...
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Things To Do

Flat Creek Trail Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Flat Creek Trail is an amazingly beautiful 5.2 mile round trip hike located just off The Blue Ridge ...
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Road to Nowhere Bryson City NC

Located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, just outside of Bryson City, NC is a road, that ...
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Rainbow Falls Trail – Gorges State Park

Rainbow Falls Trail located in Gorges State Park, NC is a rally nice deep woods hike, that begins in ...
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Rainbow Falls NC

Rainbow Falls NC is an beautiful and majestic waterfall located deep inside Pisgah National Forest, ...
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Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing Line – The Basics

Let's face the facts, fly fishing looks easy, but once you get start to getting into the details, it ...
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Fly Fishing Flies – The Three Types

Fly fishing flies are one of the most important parts of your fly fishing gear.  The Fly is what the ...
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Barbless hooks vs. Barbed hooks – A Comparative Analysis

Fly Fishing is a very popular hobby, and for some a profession. Though, it might look easy, ...
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Fly Fishing Leaders and Tippets

The fly fishing leaders and tippets along with the flies are the three most  important parts in fly ...
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The Black Bear Necessities

There has been a lot of talk recently on various Facebook groups and in the news about the amount of ...
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Day Hiking Essentials

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer more than 5,000 miles of hiking trails.   Many of these trails are ...
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Mountain Recipes

Cheesy Bacon Corn Chowder

With Fall here, and colder weather moving in, it's time to break out the soups and chowders.  This ...
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Cherokee Indian Taco Recipe

If you've ever been to Cherokee, NC, I'm sure you've seen the signs for Cherokee Indian Tacos.   ...
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Maple Snow Cream Recipe

With all of snow in the US this week, I thought it might be fun to share our Snow Cream Recipe with ...
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Creamy Cheddar and Bacon Macaroni Recipe – The best you’ll ever eat

Hey BRML readers, it's Larry.   I don't do the majority of cooking in the house, but I do like to ...
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Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

One of our kids most favorite desserts during the holidays is Chocolate Pecan Pie.   This desert is ...
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