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April 14, 2017 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear President Trump:
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 26, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Flip Pallot
YETI's great video series on guides continues, with legendary fly fisher Flip Pallot. 
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Imagine a river system where management depends on the lightest possible human footprint. Where trees aren't cut. Trails aren't improved. Rivers left to flow on their own to the sea.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 25, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Basic dubbing
Often, it's the little things that make a fly look like it's supposed to look. Dubbing is the perfect example. Dubbing itself is a mass of fibers, be it made of hair or artificial stuff, like Antron.
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I hear all the time about New Zealand's south island and its magical trout fishing. I'm sure the fishing is pretty impressive. But I came across this video about a couple of Kiwis wandering up a river on the less-heralded north island. Seems like New Zealanders really do have it all. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 25, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
My evolution as a #TUVolunteer
It almost feels like I was born an angler.   From among my very first memories growing up in my Grandma's house along the banks of the Norwalk River in Connecticut, the most vivid and frequent ones are of time spent at the river. Playing. Splashing. Fishing.
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Eric Booton with a nice early season rainbow trout from the Kenai River watershed.  By Austin Williams
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I love the recent trend in fly fishing videos where anglers are transported completely off the grid to chase game fish in far-flung places. And I'm insanely jealous, too.