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winter fly fishing

  • Trout Talk

    Early snow isn’t a deal-breaker

    I dread mornings like this every year. Sometimes it holds off for a few more weeks, or even a month or longer. But this year, winter showed up early. As I type this, it's snowing. And not just a little snow. We have a good 10 inches of heavy, wet snow in the yard —…

  • Trout Tips

    How to stay safe while fishing in the winter

    This time of the year is a great time to be out chasing trout. Winter doesn’t have to get in the way of that

    A girl fly fishes in the winter.

    A year ago or so, here in eastern Idaho and on the rivers of Yellowstone Country, it was brutally cold. I remember one night, I huddled next to the fire inside while, outside, the mercury bottomed out at minus-22 degrees. It was a bit early to be seeing such cold weather, but if you’re going…

  • Voices from the river

    Midges and anchors to the rescue

    Anchor could be connoted as negative, as something heavy weighing you down, but if you look at some of its synonyms, things start looking up. Cornerstone, lynchpin or foundation; these more aptly describe what rivers mean to me, especially lately. Rivers feed my soul, rejuvenate my spirit and bring solace during life’s challenges, and boy has life shown me challenges.   After my…