Learn how to fly fish in the Smokies

Fishing the Great Smoky Mountains will be the topic of longtime fly fisherman Shannon Messer on Thursday, Aug. 9, at a free, public meeting of the Clinch River Chapter, Trout Unlimited.

The program starts at 7 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Francis Episcopal Church, 158 W. Norris Road, Norris.

Messer, author of the Tuckaseegee Fly Shop blog (http://www.tuckflyshop.com), is a founder of the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail.

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