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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 9, 2017 - 2 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Down and Across
Spey casting is becoming a much more mainstream angling method for big-river fishing, and not just for steelhead and salmon.
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Fishing with a black bear near Wrangell, Alaska
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John Baiocchi, on one of his home waters, the Truckee River.
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Being a western guy with roots in the Rockies, my angling experience in the mountains of New England is pretty limited.
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Patagonia and the Outdoor Industry Association have put Utah on notice for its public lands stance of late. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 6, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout tips: The Mend
We often make fly fishing more complicated than we need to. A good example of that is mending our fly line to get a better, more natural drift as our flies work their way downstream.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 6, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Fly Fish Utah
Utah's been in the news a lot lately thanks to the state's elected leadership and its efforts over the last few years to seize or sell public lands from every American who owns them.
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Like a lot of fly anglers of late, I've started to employ longer leaders when I nymph, in the fashion of the tried-and-true European nymphing techniques that have been winning fly fishing world titles for decades.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 3, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: The Navy Diver
I've always been a fan of tungsten in my fly tying. For some reason, I just tend to cast heavy nymphs and streamers better when the weight is at the fly, instead of pinched onto the line as split shot or paste. It's a personal preference, I suspect, and it works for me.
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