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By Randy Scholfield Here on the Front Range, where plains meet mountains, winter weather is always unpredictable, a hit-and-run affair. We might get a foot of snow—and three days later, it’s 70 degrees and you get a hatch of Boulder dudes in shorts and flip-flops. 
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Justin Pickett at Gink and Gasoline tackles an interesting phenomenon in the fly fishing world: anglers who abhore the idea of fishing private water for massive trout and aren't shy about trashing those who do.
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Steelhead fishing is an exercise in patience, no matter where you chase these majestic fish. My first two steelhead trips were fruitless endeavors—I spent hours casting over Idaho's Salmon River with nothing to show for it but a sore shoulder a bout with frustration.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON February 21, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: The Dorado
What do you get when you send one of the world's best-known steelhead anglers into the Bolivian jungle with a spey rod?
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"In a day when we live in such a “NIMBY” culture, how cool is it that there are people who are pouring time, and effort, and money into an ideal?"
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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.