chris_hunt's posts

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Last summer, while walking the beach near the little village of Los Barriles on the Sea of Cortez in search of roosters and jacks, I spied some commotion just past the surf line and quickly made a cast.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 9, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Stripping quills
Quill-body flies are some of the most beautiful creations tiers can craft at the vise, but stripping feather quills can be kind of a pain. 
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I have good friends on both sides of this debate, and both sides make compelling arguments. I don’t really know where I fall half of the time.
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Blonde sand beaches. Warm, clear Caribbean flats. Soft breezes. Bright sun.  Stop me if you're not tired of winter yet, because I can go on. And on. And on.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 8, 2018 - 1 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Tenkara in winter
Tom Sadler fishes Tenkara for winter brookies in a small Appalachian trout stream.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 5, 2018 - 2 COMMENTS
Voices from the River: A signal
Photo by Chris Hunt   By Chris Hunt
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 4, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Strip...
Damn it's cold outside, right?  When these deep freeze "bomb cyclones" dip into the normally temperate climes of the American South and leave us all chilled to the bone, I tend to start surfing the travel sites for great deals to points south. Way south. Tropical south. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 4, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Electric caddis larva
With a good 80 percent of the country feeling like a deep freeze these days, it's a good time to be talking about winter fly fishing. And winter flies, of course.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 4, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Diyak
I love do-it-yourself fishing. The challenge of essentially learning as you go on new water has always appealed to me. That, and, of course, I just can't afford to shovel $500 across the cab of a pickup to a guide that often.