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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 17, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Down to the wire
I started using wire in my fly tying about a decade ago, and today, I'm not sure what I'd do without it. It's a versatile tying material that do anything from add weight to simple sparkle, or to toughen up a fly to make it last longer.
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At the beginning of summer, I reached out to John Van Vleet at Scientific Anglers. It was going to be what I was calling the "3-weight summer," and I wanted to take the opportunity to review some light-weight fly lines under a variety of circumstances. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 17, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Clearly B.C.
The area around Fernie, B.C., is a trout fisher's paradise. I had the good fortune to visit last summer, and strategizing for a September visit this year. For big cutthroats on dry flies and the chance for double-digit bull trout, this place is likely the best on earth.
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Editor's note: The TU Costa Five Rivers Native Odyssey team spent the summer traveling across America in search of native trout. This installment: Idaho.  Public Land: Sawtooth National Forest
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 16, 2017 - 1 COMMENTS
Cooking: Waste not, want not
The author preparing to use the whole salmon, rather than just the filets. By Dave Atcheson
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By Kirk Deeter
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 14, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Pace of play
The world-famous Ridge Pool on the River Moy in Ireland.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 10, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Composite Loop Zonker
I'm always amazed at the creativity of fly-tying experts who are constantly inventing new ways to tie flies that fish will eat.
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