chris_hunt's posts

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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 29, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Voices from the River: Road trip
By Chris Hunt
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 27, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Pay attention
Sometimes you have to get the trout's attention. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON April 27, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Damselfly nymph
If you fish in froggy water—slow-moving, maybe a bit muddy—you need to have damselfly nymphs in your fly box. They work well in long slicks in trout water or even in high-elevation trout ponds and lakes.
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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
Skills: 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.