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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON March 23, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: The Devils
Most of the land around Texas' great fishing rivers is owned by individuals. Public lands are few and far between. But, in West Texas north of the town of Del Rio, there flows a river that's part of a state natural area and accessible to everyone.
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While it's still very possible to hook into a bestial chinook salmon in Pacific waters—fish that can grow upwards of 50 pounds or more—imagine what it might be like to connect with a
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We've known for a long time that farmed salmon arrive on our plates accompanied by plenty of peril, both for those choosing to eat these fish, and for the wild salmon and sea trout that share the oceans with big aquaculture operations.
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I grew up chucking big Rapalas and Beetle Spins at bass in farm ponds and lakes in Kansas—it was a great way to learn some basics of casting and working a lure.
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The video below may seem a bit poorly timed, what with spring springing all over the country, and its contents dealing largely with fly fishing in the fall. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON March 20, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
New book, Trout Tips, is here!
Please buy this book, called Trout Tips. It only costs, $16.99, it will make TU stronger, and hopefully h
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From ice out until late spring, pike are in the shallows and ready to hit a fly.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON March 20, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: The wind
The wind is the perceived enemy of many a fly fisher, but, as Kirk Deeter points out in this week's video, it needn't be. The key, as Deeter puts it, is to "make friends with the wind."
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Todd Moen makes some really beautiful fly fishing films, and the video below is no exception. But what I appreciate about Todd's work is the emphasis he puts on the pursuit of fish—the actual ins and outs of chasing piscene prey.