Ironically, 2020 is “The Year of the Rat.” Given how 2020 has unfolded so far, I actually consider that to be an insult to rats. But we are seeing some lifting of the pandemic fog where I live in Colorado and in many other places around the country—and fishing definitely stands to be affected… for better or worse.
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As we seek an ‘out’ to stay-at-home orders, how should anglers fish, and how should guides conduct trips?
Can we safely go fishing during the outbreak? A retired emergency room physician answers the questions we’ve all be asking about the wisdom of hitting the water during these troubling times.
Editor’s note: The following is excerpted from TU’s book, “Trout Tips,” available online for overnight delivery. Guide Pete Cardinal reminded me of this one as we fished the Missouri River in Montana in early fall. It’s hard to beat a Parachute Adams as an all-around, do-anything dry fly. With a good cast, and a better … Read more
‘Tis the outdoor Sportsmen’s Expo and Flyfishing Show season, where anglers get chances to shrug off the winter doldrums and make a few casts, if only on an indoor “casting pond.” Those shows offer great opportunities to test out the latest and greatest fly rods too. Just don’t judge the rod by trying to throw … Read more