chris_hunt's posts

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I first learned about Mongolian taimen some 20 years ago, and have always been intrigued with the idea of casting to them, mostly because the flies they hit resemble large prairie dogs. I might be exaggerating a bit, but not much, honestly.
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It's a hot time to be fly fishing the river mouths and estuaries of Puget Sound.
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It's International Women's Day and, thanks to Todd Moen, we're celebrating with the video below that exemplifies what fly fishing is all about. It's non-denominational, non-discriminatory and wonderfully gender neutral.
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World-record spotted bass. Photo courtesy Everyday Adventures.
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Brian Kraft is an important parter in Trout Unlimited's work to protect Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed from the proposed Pebble Mine and what would be the largest open-pit mining operation on the planet.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON March 6, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Corazon
R.A. Beattie's film about the tarpon of Mexico's Holbox (pronounced HOLE-bosh) Island is a lively feature on the legendary guide Sandflea, and it's a pleasure to watch. 
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I stood there, thigh-deep in the green waters of Long Island in the Bahamas, staring intently through polarized lenses at the pod of bonefish working way happily my way. I'd never caught a bonefish, and this was clearly my best chance.
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A brook trout falls for a Royal Coachman, a fly many believe is a "killer pattern" for backcountry trout. Should we redefine our angling lexicon? By Kirk Deeter
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON March 3, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Get it Down Pat's
About 15 years ago or so, I weaseled my way into the fly fishing competition when the ESPN Great Outdoor Games came to the Henry's Fork.
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