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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 20, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Gear test: Filson Fishing Pack
Having never used a hip or waist pack, I was a skeptical to try one out. Standing only 5-feet, 5-inches tall, it seemed that the waxed-cotton Filson fishing waist pack would be too bulky for me to use, inhibit me from wading deep and become heavy with water.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 20, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Fly tying: October Caddis Euro Nymph
Here in the West, October caddis usually start to show up after the first chill squalls of September. The same is true, according to Tim Flagler, in the Northeast.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 20, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Barramundi Monsters
I cast flies to barramundi in the tropical north of Queensland several years back. It was rainy and windy and I'd heard so many horror stories about inshore saltwater crocodiles, that I kind of psyched myself out.
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My buddy Matthew Reilly had the chance recently to wander in the remote Beartooths along the Montana-Wyoming border in search of golden trout.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON September 19, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips: Beaver ponds
I love fishing beaver ponds. My first-ever brook trout was pulled from the bottom of a high-country beaver pond with my grandfather standing watch over my shoulder, many, many years ago.
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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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