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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 15, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: 24 hours in L.A.
Say what you will about the urban nightmares that await the casual visitor to Los Angeles. Traffic and congestion are a given, virtually around the clock. It's pricey to visit—nothing comes cheap. Depending on where you go, it's a bit gritty.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 15, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Native: Arctic char? Or Dolly Varden?
By Dave Atcheson
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 14, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: My Friend the Sticky Pad
http://www.tu.org/blog-posts/fly-tying-the-shakey-bealy
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 13, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Fly Fishing Yamsi
Fly fishing spring creeks comes with its own challenges. Usually, the water is uber-clear—and if you can see the fish, they can probably see you, too. They require long, delicate casts, spot-on presentations and no small amount of luck, particularly in high sun. 
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A confession at the outset: I love Chaco’s sandals. I bought my first pair more than 15 years ago before a trip to Costa Rica that was going to require a lot of walking.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 13, 2017 - 1 COMMENTS
Fly tying: The Shakey Bealy
Fall weather is on us here in the West—snowfall is slated to put an end to a brutal fire season, and the aspen leaves are turning in earnest. It's one of the best times of the year to be a fly fisherman, and it's when I start to think about visiting my favorite Western river: The Firehole.
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The Vjosa is the "last big, wild river in Europe," outside of Russia, and recently, an Albanian court struck down a government effort to construct a hydropower dam on the river that would have flooded an inhabite
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 11, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Welcome to Iceland
Good fly fishing films not only show good fly fishing. I think a good film is more than just great eats, tailwalking fish and unreal cinematography. I think a good film makes you think.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 11, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Small water, long casts
Small-stream angling is generally considered the "short game" of fly fishing—it's rare that an angler would need to throw more than 20 feet or so.