chris_hunt's posts

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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.
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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.
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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.
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Some unsettling news this week from NPR—the fish first identified by European newcomers to the northern Rockies is in peril.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 18, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: 120 Days
Many fly fishers claim obsession. We spend hours and hours hunched over fly tying vises meticulously crafting the right bug for the right fish at the right time of year ... or even the right time of day. We load up on thousands of dollars worth of gear—whether we really need it or not.
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If you're like me, and not the perfect fly caster in the wind, you've experienced your share of wind knots that have fouled up a solid hook-set or just made tough casting even harder. Getting wind knots is easy, really. Getting them untangled? Not so much.
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Editor's note: The following is exerpted from TU's newest book, "Trout Tips," available for order today. 
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by Kirk Deeter
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Photo by The Missoulian