John Gribb is a freelance writer and former New England fly fishing guide. His writing focuses on fly and light tackle, shallow salt water fishing, fresh water fishing, upland bird and waterfowl hunting and sporting dogs. His feature articles have appeared in many outdoor publications and he is available for assignments. He is also the author of the book Fishing the Massachusetts Coast. He now lives along the South Carolina coast in Beaufort and can be reached at [email protected].
FIRST OFF, let me admit that I'm a Yankee, or rather I was until a couple of years ago when we moved to coastal South Carolina and were adopted into the Lowcountry. Though not a Southerner by birth, we do feel at home. After guiding shallow-water anglers for many years in New England, I figured I could handle these Carolina spottails and trout with relative...