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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
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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." 
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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.