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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. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 11, 2017 - 2 COMMENTS
Why do I love brown trout so much?
Let me count the ways… I think they’re smarter than other trout. Just an opinion, and granted, it’s hard to compare IQs of creatures with brains the sizes of marbles. I think they fight like champions.
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A desert redband caught with a Tenkara rod.
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NASA satellite image showing smoke over of the Northwest as of Sept. 5. By Jack Williams
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 8, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Short casts: All about salmon...
Photo by Kyle Green, Idaho Statesman Welcome to the weekend edition of Short Casts, where today, it's all about salmon and the many challenges facing their recovery in the Pacific Northwest. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 7, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Gear test: Orvis Battenkill III Reel
This reel is a significant upgrade for any angler. Trading up my circa 2006 Battenkill III, to this newer model, the first thing I noticed was the more streamlined edges compared to its predecessor.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 6, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Toe to Toe
From the Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself Department, I offer you this: A new Orvis film about a remarkable woman who had polio as a child and now goes fly fishing ... with her feet. 
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