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Chris Hunt

  • Trout Talk

    Getting out there again in face of the pandemic

    An angler walking across a Bahamian flat.

    Social distancing, Bahamas style. Chris Hunt photo. When the pandemic hit home last spring — when the reality of lockdowns, quarantines and an alarming rise in infections turned our world upside down — I knew the first thing I would miss would be going places. I love to travel. I don't so much love climbing…

  • Trout Talk

    Caption contest winner announced

    "Morning Ralph. Morning Sam." This may be dating me, but the winner of our recent photo caption contest totally took me back to the Saturday mornings I spent devouring giant bowls of cereal and watching old Warner Bros. Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons while my parents slept. Back then, kids, cartoons only aired on…

  • Celebrate the Spirit of TU tonight

    Join this fun and uplifting virtual celebration of change makers  National Volunteer Week gives us an opportunity to pause and celebrate the impact of volunteers like those that donate 750,000-plus hours each year with TU.  Despite challenging and uncertain times in the last year, volunteers brought to life the Trout Unlimited mission in a variety of new and innovative…

  • Trout Talk

    The Woolly Bugger … more than just a streamer

    A Woolly Bugger in the vise.

    The good, old Woolly Bugger is likely the first fly those new to fly tying craft at the vise, and I don’t know any anglers who don’t have ‘Buggers in their fly boxes. In fact, I know anglers who have entire boxes dedicated solely to the tried-and-true streamer. But the Woolly Bugger is so much…

  • Trout Talk

    What species is the ‘fish of your lifetime?’

    Brook trout might be the most stunning of all, but are they the 'fish of a lifetime?' All photos by Chris Hunt. I’ve spent a lifetime chasing trout along the spine of the continent. Save for about 10 of my 52 years, where I’ve lived elsewhere due to circumstance or obligation, my views have always…