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New Zealanders really do have it all.  Not only do they have some of the best dry-fly trout fishing on the planet at their fingertips, but they're a short hop away from tropical destinations like Aitutaki, the "land of bones." 
Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 13, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Above Iliamna
Alaska's Bristol Bay is home to the most important run of sockeye salmon on earth—about half of all commercially harvested sockeye come from this run, and they provide about 14,000 American jobs every single year. This fishery, as we've noted for well over a decade, is priceless.
Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 12, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Chalk
The origin of modern-day fly fishing can be likely be traced to the fabled chalk streams of Britain—those clear, cold spring creeks where the art of presenting the upstream dry fly was pioneered.
Who doesn't like catching fish on top? With poppers, no less.
About a decade ago, while sitting at a table in the dining room at what is now Calder Mountain Lodge on the northern, roadless tip of Prince of Wales Island, I busied myself tying up a few bright orange streamers for the next day's fishing for Do
Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 10, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Beavers: Friend or foe?
What happened to my favorite little trout creek?  It's now a series of trout ponds! And most of this happened since last year!  
By Matt Barney A new Angler Science project from Trout Unlimited aims to mobilize our members to contribute their field observations and help scientists understand an organism that can dramatically impact trout waters.
Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 10, 2017 - 1 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Fly selection
Delaney Hunt with a Black Canyon rainbow. Photo by Chris Hunt.