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Kamchatka's trout streams are simply magnificent. Sadly, I only know this by reputation, not direct experience. I had an opportunity to go last year, but I had a conflict and, painfully, had to turn it down. As you'll see in the film above, the Zhupanova is loaded with big rainbows, and they'll [ READ MORE... ]
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blog BY chris_hunt ON September 25 - 1 COMMENTS
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I’m not a knot freak. Some anglers approach knots like an art form, which it can be, but I’m no artist. I’m a utilitarian. And so it is that I spend 99 percent of my angling days tying a mere two knots. These two above (as illustrated by Rod Walinchus for the book Trout Tips). Nothing against knots [ READ MORE... ]
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Editor's note: The following is exerpted from TU's book, "Trout Tips," available online for overnight delivery.  When I was learning to read books, I learned by having someone read to me. Soon, I was able to pick out a word or two, then sentences, paragraphs, etc. Eventually, I was able to read an [ READ MORE... ]
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By Tara Granke Trout Unlimited is ready to shatter stereotypes and break boundaries. In early September, TU’s Headwaters Youth Program partnered with the Girl Scouts of Western Washington to hold the first-ever Train-the-Trainer for an outdoor STEM education experience designed for middle-school [ READ MORE... ]
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By Chris Hunt   I first fished the upper Gibbon River some 20 years ago. In its quiet, high reaches above Virginia Cascades, it is perhaps the prettiest stretch of meadow stream in all of Yellowstone. It snakes, cold and deep, through a picturesque mountain valley below a couple of high-country [ READ MORE... ]
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 It was the movie that brought thousands of new people to fly fishing. Director Robert Redford's interpretation of Norman Maclean's classic novella about family and fly fishing was an overwhelming success when it came out in the fall of 1992. Set in Missoula, Mont., in the 1920s it brought the [ READ MORE... ]
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Maybe you’re already planning to attend the Trout Unlimited Annual Meeting in Roanoke, Va., next week. You should be – it’s going to be great. Maybe you’re planning to arrive a little early and do some fishing. Good idea! While you’re there, you must – repeat, MUST – visit Mossy Creek Fly Fishing [ READ MORE... ]
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Al Kittredge of the Smith River chapter of Trout Unlimited displays a 24.8-inch brown trout collected from the river during an electroshock sampling trip in June. The fish was released after it was measured. By Mark Taylor We all know that one decision or event can radically alter our life’s path. [ READ MORE... ]
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The little fishing village of Punta Allen sits on sandy spit on the edge of Ascension Bay along Mexico's Yucatan Penninsula. It was a government grant to the locals to be used for lobster fishing. But, as with any fishy destination boasting permit, bonefish, tarpon snook and a host of other game [ READ MORE... ]
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Having never used a hip or waist pack, I was a skeptical to try one out. Standing only 5-feet, 5-inches tall, it seemed that the waxed-cotton Filson fishing waist pack would be too bulky for me to use, inhibit me from wading deep and become heavy with water. Yes, it did get heavy with water and [ READ MORE... ]
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