Articles and MKFS News Archives
Mark Kovach Fishing Services has been covered in the local and national press on numerous occasions. If you've booked a float trip and haven't done much river fishing, we highly recommend you read Mark's article on "Structure Fishing Flowing Water." Below is a link to Mark's article as well as others about MKFS that we have collected over the years:
Harpers Other Ferry
The Washington Post, August 23, 1995
The Incredible Lightness of Fishing
The Washington Post Magazine, March 14, 1993
Float Trip On The Potomac
The Fisherman, January 9, 1992
The Needles On The Potomac
The Fisherman, September 12, 1991
Float trip flames fishing passions
The Capital, March 17, 1991
52 Great Getaways: Call of the Wild
Washingtonian, June 1990
Mark Kovach's Potomac Smallmouth Strategy
Virginia Game & Fish, April 1990
Structure Fishing Flowing Water, by Mark Kovach
Smallmouth Magazine, July/August 1987
Changing Fortunes for Potomac Smallies
Chesapeake Angler, September 2004
Water muddy? Change on the fly
The Baltimore Sun, June 20, 2004
The Upper Potomac River at Harpers Ferry
Fly Fish America, 2001
Two Rivers, Two Guides and Smallmouth Bass
The Fishing Line, July/August 2000
Anglers expect big things this fall
The Paper, September 29, 1998
Mark Kovach Fly Fishing Schools
The Fisherman, January 18, 1996
For articles from 1989 and earlier, please visit the MKFS archives.
Smallmouth Organizations and Informational Websites
Riversmallies.com - an excellent site with articles, features, and information devoted to the pursuit of smallmouth all across North America.
Bronzeback.com - an informational site about smallmouth fishing; excellent links page and local reports for all over the country.
The Potomac River Smallmouth Club - home club of our outfit. PRSC is the smallmouth conservation and advocacy group for the Potomac region.
Dave Whitlock - information, art, articles, and links. Dave Whitlock is the consummate gentleman fly angler and hair-spinner and an authority on all things smallmouth. He is represented by FlyandField.com.
ProBass.com is an extensive compilation of bass fishing guides and other suppliers, informational sites, and clubs.
Guide Friends and Associates
Flat-out Charters - Captain Brian Horsley and Captain Sarah Gardner in Nag's Head, North Carolina; sound and inshore flyrodding for various saltwater species
Mossy Creek Fly Fishing - Harrisonburg, Virginia. Colby & Brian Trow and their follow guides work trout streams and smallmouth rivers through out the Shenandoah valley.