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  • Trout Talk

    The best fishing trip I ever had . . .

    (Where I caught almost no fish at all) Like many anglers, I have often heard of a seemingly mythical place—or maybe more accurately, a state of being—where you don’t really care if you catch any fish or not.  We’ve all heard the rumor: first you want to catch a fish… then you want to catch…

  • Boats

    An ode to the Louisiana marsh and the flats skiff

    For most folks in the Northern Hemisphere, trout fishing has been tough these past few months. Our favorite fish is locked away under sheets of ice or stuck to the bottom of deep-bottomed pools in sluggish rivers. Luckily for me I was introduced to the Louisiana marsh almost 20 years ago by none other than…

  • Boats

    A drift boat takes shape

    From the editor: A few weeks ago, we introduced you to a radical drift boat design from Justin Gallen over at Raindog Boatworks. Since then there have been a few updates. Today, we have another from Justin on how the boat is progressing.  By Justin Gallen Hey all you raindogs! We left off just having flipped the "Gunnimoon" over…

  • Gear reviews

    Deeter: I really wish there were a new company selling XXXXXX to anglers

    Even though I have some favorite brands, I think competition spurs innovation, and that pushes everyone to get a little better. I’m eager to watch what unfolds.

    We are quickly approaching the International Fly Tackle Dealer trade show March 30-April 1 in Salt Lake City. That’s where the angling business community usually sees the debut of new products like reels, rods and the like. I’m like a kid in a candy store when I go there, and this year will be interesting,…

  • Trout Talk

    Strong, scary, powerful

    Why you don’t want to wade onto icy river edges during the thaw The ice jam release you see here comes courtesy of our friends at the Roaring Fork Conservancy (http://www.roaringfork.org/) on the upper Roaring Fork River here in Colorado a couple weeks ago. Ice jam releases are incredibly dangerous for both boaters and anglers. You…

  • Boats

    Dory Land | a film presented by OARS

    A couple of weeks ago something came across the usual wintertime feed scroll. Full disclosure, I’ve had Idaho on my mind since I moved over 14 years ago, and this video adds a bucket of kerosene to the fire. Wooden dories, whitewater, big canyons, and great people make this video the perfect solution to anyone’s…