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If you fish for trout, you likely have at least half-a dozen spools of tippet constantly at the ready, just in case you need to add length to your leader, change the tippet strength to throw bigger flies to larger fish or to rebuild a diminishing leader. And, if you're like me, you despise the [ READ MORE... ]
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Earlier this month, the EPA and the Pebble Limited Partnership announced that the court case between the two entities will be settled, and that the PLP will be able to move through the permitting process and potentially develop the world's largest open-pit copper and gold mine in the headwaters of [ READ MORE... ]
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Fish like this stout wild Pennsylvania brown trout have helped TU staffer Chad Chorney's transition from the West to the East. By R. Chad Chorney “What? You’re moving from Idaho to Pennsylvania? Why would you ever do that?”  I can’t tell you how many times I received that reaction from friends and [ READ MORE... ]
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It's almost summer, which means it's almost time to get out on the small waters here in the West and prospect for wild and native trout. There may be no better "attractor" pattern for trout than the venerable Adams. First tied in 1922 by Leonard Halladay to imitate a basic mayfly, and first fished [ READ MORE... ]
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A decade or so ago, I got a Sage Z-Axis as a birthday gift. It was, at the time, the most expensive fly rod I'd ever touched, let alone fished. In those 10 years or so, that fast 7-weight has been all over the world and helped me catch fish ranging from steelhead to tarpon. It's a staple in my [ READ MORE... ]
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Volunteers assist TU staff on a riparian corridor planting project in the upper Potomac River watershed in West Virginia. Elimination of funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program, as proposed in President Trump's FY2018 budget, would devastate stream restoration efforts that are helping to improve [ READ MORE... ]
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Fly tying is always an exercise in patience, at least for me. While I enjoy tying flies, I'm good for about a half-dozen at a time. Then I get antsy. So, the less time I spend at the vise and the more time I spend actually fishing the flies I tie is important to me. That's why I'm always on the [ READ MORE... ]
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Fly fisher Chad Brown is a unique guy—a former sailor who left the military in a state of depression and confusion, it's likely that rivers and fly fishing saved his life. Today, Chad devotes much of his life working with veterans and inner-city youth, using fly fishing as a healing endeavor for [ READ MORE... ]
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By Sam Davidson If given the choice between fishing while standing in water and fishing while sitting in it, I nearly always go for the upright option. Maybe that’s because I didn’t spend much time in boats, rafts or other flotation devices as a kid, whereas I spent plenty of time wading in rivers [ READ MORE... ]
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One of the best things about TU’s new book Trout Tips is that there are so many “refresher” tips inside. Trout fishing is always a work in process for me. I learn things. I forget them.  Sometimes the trout remind me what to do. Sometimes it takes a nudge from a fishing pal, like Mike Sepelak, who [ READ MORE... ]
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