chris_hunt's posts

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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 9, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Shorten your strip
Shorten the strip to improve chances at connecting with fish. Photo by Chris Hunt.  
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As I write this, I'm tucked into the lodge at Yelcho en la Patagonia in southern Chile, waiting out a torrential rainstorm and reflecting on a week of truly unique fly fishing.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON December 26, 2016 - 1 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Can you see your thumb?
When I first read the Little Red Book of Fly Fishing by Kirk Deeter and Charlie Myers, perhaps the tip that helped me the most was the idea that if you could see your thumb in your peripheral vision as you casted, you were casting within that old "10 and 2" range on the imaginary clock face. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON December 23, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Rusher's Steelhead Nymph
Tim Flagler has steelhead on the brain. It is that time of year, though, so all is forgiven.   
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A non-native brook trout in full spawning colors, Yellowstone National Park. Photo by Chris Hunt.   by Helen Neville
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The Henry's Fork in eastern Idaho. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON December 20, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Introducing Big Fish Tuesday
Photo by Delaney Hunt   
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON December 19, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Practice makes perfect
We're lucky to have one the best fly fishers in the country on staff here at Trout Unlimited. Not only is Kirk Deeter a fantastic writer and magazine editor, he's a guide and a fly fisher with more than 30 years of experience with the long rod.