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    TU senior producer honored by OWAA

    Josh Duplechian on a photo shoot in southwest Colorado. Scott Willoughby photo. As a rule of thumb, the media team at TU doesn’t talk about itself--we’re in the business of making great content and putting the spotlight on other people who fix and protect rivers. But as editor-in-chief of TU, I am grateful every day…

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    Stop apologizing and start asking questions

    I wouldn’t call myself an expert boater. I don't row the biggest lines or guide anglers on famous stretches of fabled trout water. What I can do is get my family and friends safely down most stretches without significant issues. Surprisingly, I’ve rowed for very few anglers in my seven years behind the oars. Our…

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    How to fish streamers from a boat

    This past week I was lucky enough to play hooky for a day and float a glorious 10-mile stretch of my favorite river with a good friend. We went with the intention of fishing dry flies. Specifically Blue Winged Olives. While there was sporadic activity with those dainty little mayflies the real star of the…

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    PSA: Please pee in the river

    In the event you do not have a loo with a view, please do the surrounding landscape a favor and pee in the river. Why you ask? Well, dilution is the solution to the pollution! Say that three times fast... If everyone peed at every campsite, put-in, lunch spot, and take out on the river…

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    A boat trailer’s curse

    Some things aren’t meant to last a lifetime. It was a good run of nearly six years, but I think it’s time to part ways with an old friend. I’m not a superstitious person but this raft trailer is cursed. I’m sure of it, which is why I’ve chosen to cut it loose on the…

  • Boats Featured Fishing

    Video: tips for paddling a canoe on your own

    I can say the next time I get in a canoe solo I'll be much better prepared from these simple paddling tips they expertly explain here in this video.

    I will be the first to admit, canoes intimidate me. Especially paddling one solo. I'm a rower. I even row canoes if possible... The problem is canoes can go just about everywhere and are found on every type of water. They are a ubiquitous craft in the fishing and boating world. I can't tell you…