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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON November 16, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: The Carey Special
There is always room in my fly box for versatile flies—patterns that can be dead-drifted or fished on the swing are valuable assets for the fall and winter angler. Maybe no pattern incorporates the versatility that the Carey Special does.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON November 16, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Tying hair wings
If you're like me, you've resorted to buying hair-wing attractor dries like the Ausable and the Royal Coachman, or you've learned new tying techniques to avoid using hair wings at all. I tie my Royal Coachman pattern "renegade" style, using hackle tips rather than hair wings.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON November 15, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Voices from the River: Cabin No. 3
“Thank you No. 3. See you next time,” I whispered to the warm cabin as I closed the door of one of my favorite public-use cabins in Southcentral Alaska and turned to soak in the view from the deck with my wife and two dogs.
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By Kirk Deeter
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You know what you need on a dreary Tuesday morning, other than a piping cup of strong (maybe too strong?) coffee? A dose of Hank Patterson, that's what. And, almost as if Travis Swartz read my mind, here comes the trailer to the new Hank Patterson web series, "Camp Hawgadawgadaa."
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Remote sensing is being used to measure improvement in Lahontan cutthroat trout habitat in Nevada. By Dan Dauwalter, Kurt Fesenmyer and Helen Neville
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By Dave Atcheson The lead article, gracing the cover of the October issue of the journal Fisheries, details a recent study on how environmental changes may affect our salmon in both the near and distant future.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON November 13, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Look and listen for fish
Editor's note: The following is exerpted from TU's book, "Trout Tips," available for overnight delivery.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON November 9, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Rubber legs simplified
I learned the trick that Tim Flagler demonstrates in the video below a while back, and it's made my flies that incorporate rubber legs much easier to tie. 
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