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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON May 17, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: The Insult
Some flies are so simple to tie that you wonder how, with such little effort at the vise, they can be effective. The Insult, tied below by Tim Flagler, is such a fly.
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I've had the good fortune to visit the Palometa Club in Punta Allen, about three hours by car south of Cancun, to chase bonefish and permit.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON May 16, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Skills: The perfection loop
I use a variety of knots, both on the water and in the rigging process. Perhaps none is quicker, easier and more dependable than the simple perfection loop. 
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It's that time of year again. Students all over America are releasing the trout they've spent the better part of a school year raising in chilled tanks as a part of Trout Unlimited's Trout in the Classroom program. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON May 15, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Guadaloupe
Fly fishing isn't always that solo, lonesome adventure that many believe it to be.
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This may surprise many—it certainly surprised me. Atlantic salmon were once native to Lake Ontario.
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TU and a number of conservation and fly-fishing industry entities helped Conservation Hawks with its newest film, Convergence, on the importance of enlisting anglers in the effort to combat climate change, both on the ground and in the halls of government.
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As an enthusiastic, yet ham-handed fly tier, there's nothing more frustrating to me than having a fly unravel before my very eyes thanks to a simple lapse in focus. It's aggravating.  Tim Flagler to the rescue.
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