Lahontan cutthroat trout
By John Zablocki
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But we think they are worth much more than that. Photography may be our most powerful tool for cataloging and celebrating the incredible diversity of North America’s trout and salmon. That’s why we are... [ READ MORE... ]
Across the country, trout fishing is finally warming up after a bitter winter. Streams in the Rockies are flush with snowmelt. In the East, spring rains mean small brook trout streams are roaring. Come late summer, though, many of these waters where you’re catching fish now may be reduced to... [ READ MORE... ]
The morning light in the window is soft and bright. The old Labrador takes her time getting up out of bed. It’s cold in the room and I’m lamenting the fact that I didn’t turn the heat on last night.
These are signs of a spring in the Rockies. No need to check the forecast. No need to check the... [ READ MORE... ]
The excitement on her face when she brings her first native Colorado River cutthroat trout to her hands is infectious. Although she has only been fly fishing for a year seventeen year-old Haley Powell has spent the greater part of her life with her family and friends in places like Little Mountain... [ READ MORE... ]
I push aside backpacks, strollers and a wagon to clear the path for the 1970’s Schwinn single speed cruiser. Attached to the faded maroon steed is a bright yellow and blue trailer. Water bottles, Dora the Explorer books and countless snacks clutter the cabin. Look closely you will see a single fly... [ READ MORE... ]
Words and Images by Steven Brutger
Between the spring thaw and the first fall snow, there is a small window where you can access the Wyoming high country. Places like Little Mountain and the Wyoming Range, which are home to thriving populations of deer and elk as well as native trout, are... [ READ MORE... ]
I had the good fortune to time my visit to D.C. this spring with the annual screening of the Fly Fishing Film Tour in Arlington.
As usual, the guys at F3T have done a fantastic job crafting a really entertaining presentation, including films whose topics range from near to far away. Most of the... [ READ MORE... ]
Commercial fishermen and tribal leaders from Southeast Alaska are in Washington, D.C, this week. They're there to press for U.S. State Department action to protect their region's copius wild salmon runs, thriving tourism industry, and cultural resources from large-scale mine projects planned for... [ READ MORE... ]
"Man, I wish I had a video camera," we've all thought it — watching the stream roll along, chatting with a passionate individual about a stream, a project or great days of fishing. With most of carrying smartphones in our pockets, we almost always do have a camera with us.
Shooting video can seem... [ READ MORE... ]
Steven Brutger and Louis Cahill search for Cutthroats and Balance in the Wyoming Range in the most recent issue of This Is Fly Magazine. Please have a look and read why the Wyoming Range should stay as it is.
If you haven't read Louis Cahill and Kent Klewein's blog 'Gink and Gasoline' take some... [ READ MORE... ]