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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 24, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Engler
Yeti's film series on guides is just outstanding. The latest installment, focusing on Colorado northern pike and trout guide Mark Engler, digs pretty deep into the psyche of a socially awkward kid who became a guide because fishing and hunting were the only things that made him happy. 
Dressing in muted colors, or even plaid or stripes, can help you blend into the background, making you harder for the fish to see.
The fishing rig on the banks of Alaska's Chena River. By Chris Hunt It was the first brand-new vehicle I ever bought. I showed up at the dealership, pointed to the model in the catalog and simply said, "Order it."
Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 20, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Skills: Knot on my watch
The Hooke film series focusing on the people who fish is pretty darned cool. Not only do these short films feature some wonderful scenery from Scandanavia and other destinations, but they focus on the people who fish and find ways to incorporate fishing into their lives.
I was never a flip-flop guy. I chose instead to don strapped sandals—flip-flops seemed too... unstable. 
The Orvis store in Denver's Cherry Creek area is offering anglers the chance to get to know Colorado, and learn about its fly fishing during its upcoming angler education weekend this Saturday and Sunday.
For years, the Latin American paradise of Colombia has been a political mess, ripe with danger originating from government rebels, toxic drug cartels and general corruption. But things might be changing in this wondrous jungle nation.  Oh, and the fishing is pretty good, too.
I love our fly fishing heritage. I love the way our craft is steeped in tradition. And there are some flies that just emote the glorious past of fly fishing—flies like the Red Quill, tied in the video below by Joe Fox.