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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 17, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Brook Trout Country
Our video post yesterday on an upcoming brook trout film got a lot of traction—it's clear that I'm not the only guy out there who loves brookies, even if catching them here in the West means I'm catching a non-native fish that's likely contributed to the decline of native cutthroat trout.
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As I sit here in Idaho Falls watching two feet of snow melt into a slushy pond at the foot of my driveway, my buddy Kirk Deeter is likely stringing up a 5-weight with members of one of my favorite TU chapters in the country and preparing to chase some fat, tailwater trout.  In Texas. 
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The warmer weather this February here in the West has a lot of us thinking about rising trout.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 16, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Chasing Brook Trout
Here's one for the romantics in fly fishing—a teaser video to larger project to come about chasing native brook trout.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 15, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Pira
The golden dorado is a bucket-list fish, sure. Ranging from Andes headwater rivers in Bolivia all the way to the southern marshlands of coastal Argentina, they are an amazing fly rod fish and one that has gained a lot of admiration over the last decade or so. 
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Brown trout limit brook trout access to warmer stream stretches. Photo USGS.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 14, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Zhupanova River
Kamchatka is kind of the flavor of the month in the fly fishing travel world. It's remote and wild and full big rainbows that his flies with abondon—of course it's going to garner attention. I've yet to make this journey, but it's certainly on my list.
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A New York investment firm has declared Northern Dynasty, the company that wants to dig Pebble Mine in Alaska, worthless. Pat Ford photo.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 13, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Deep Thoughts: On fencing off water
With all due respect to Jack Handey, here’s a thought to consi