chris_hunt's posts

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Yeah, I know... it's only Tuesday. It's probably not fair to be getting all excited about getting out on a small stream with full week of work ahead.
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By Jenny Weis This’ll be one of my shortest blog posts.
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Fly fishing lakes for trout can be tricky. With an entire of body of water at their disposal and no need to make quick decisions on food that floats by like it might in a river, trout tend to dial in on what's in the water at any given time.
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Editor's note: Building off the success of last year’s Native Odyssey campaign, Trout Unlimited is sending four of our brightest college club leaders in the 
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For new anglers, the numbers and weights attached to most fly-fishing jargon can be a bit much. Mabye there's a simpler way of doing it.
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One of the biggest challenges with waterproof fly boxes is that they're waterproof on the outside ... and on the inside, too. How many times have you opened your waterproof fly box a week or so after you last closed it, only to find the flies you used on your last outing busy rusting out?
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Nymphing with indicators can be a pretty base sort of fly fishing—your cast is sometimes more of a heave rather than a truly clean delivery, and sometimes, because of the way indicators add wind drag, casts don't always land where you want them to. 
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Those of us with kids have all been there. Do we spend the money on quality waders for the young ones so the whole family can enjoy a day or a season on the water? Or do we go with a lesser-known brand, one we don't trust, and kind of roll the dice? 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON July 11, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
New gear: Maxxon XPW 240
Like a lot of fly fishers, I'm enamored by the idea of a boat, but I'm not ready to be a serious boat owner—a drift boat, for instance, feels like it traps me into fishing just a couple of stretches of water close to home (and, for the record, I have nothing against drift boats).
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One of the best parts of attending the IFTD show is the chance to catch up with folks who help TU and our chapters all over the country. 
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