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Craig Harker and Matt Woodard on the Henrys Fork Craig Harker and Matt Woodard, two native sons of eastern Idaho, sat in the front. The road hummed as we sped toward Ashton to get me a fishing license before we hit the Henry's Fork.  “I remember it like yesterday," Craig said. "After the farming, [ READ MORE... ]
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Helping organize rallies, like this one at the Idaho State Capitol, to show elected officials how sportsmen and sportswomen feel about legislation is an important part of the politics of conservation. Trout Unlimited photo. By Brett Prettyman Waders and work boots are the uniforms people typically [ READ MORE... ]
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Three great West Virginia conservationists (from left to right): Don Gasper, Don Garvin, and Larry Harris. It was with deep sadness that I learned of Don Garvin's passing. Don was a true giant of conservation; and a real hero of Trout Unlimited. In addition to being one of the original founders, [ READ MORE... ]
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My Dad says it happened when I was about 7 years old. Some punk lifeguards and their hangers-on were tormenting a sand shark they had pulled from the surf down the Jersey shore. I marched in between the sea of tree-trunk legs and, through my tears, carried the dead fish back to the surf. My Newark- [ READ MORE... ]
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Land your next trout onto the stripping apron of an ultralight float tube amongst the breathtaking solitude of backcountry still waters.  Backcountry ultralight float tubing is a GREAT introduction to trout, an absolute blast for an experienced angler, and a journey to bring families and friends [ READ MORE... ]
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I tie flies like I play guitar. Poorly. An occasional creation will resemble a known fly, and an even more occasional fly will fool a fish, but my skills as a tyer are limited. That may explain my fascination with really-good tyers—people who can create, with a combination of fur, wire, tinsel, and [ READ MORE... ]
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“Set, set, set!” I shot up in bed, slammed my hand above the bedpost, and in the process spilled a bottle of water onto my book on the night-stand.  Damn Pancho and Teo. Awaking from my dream, and cleaning up the water, I thought about my friend, Pancho Panzer—a proud Trout Unlimited business [ READ MORE... ]
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By Brett Prettyman The reasons we fish are as numerous as bugs on the water during a Mother’s Day caddis hatch. Chances are the vast majority of us got started flinging flies, dunking worms or throwing hardware with the help of parents or grandparents - and, for those lucky ones, both. Fishing isn’ [ READ MORE... ]
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By Kirk Deeter   Believe it or not, I’ve been asked this question several times, so I’ll throw out my answer and then invite others to chime in with their own.    “If you’re rowing a raft, how close—or how far apart—should your oars be? Where should you set them in the oarlocks?”   If I grip the [ READ MORE... ]
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It started out simple in 2008  when three wine business veterans and life-long fishermen, Mark Seymour, John Heus and Stephen Cary launched the High Hook brand. They had three basic goals. First, they wanted to make really good wine that shows the true fruit character of the grapes and the subtle [ READ MORE... ]
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