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Photo courtesy of Brodie Buchanan, Hatch Magazine.
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For a lot of fly tiers (or a lot of fly tiers like me, anyway), there's always a bit of guess work when it comes to measuring materials before they are tied to the hook. Often, for me, it's a "Well, I guess that looks about right" sort of endeavor.
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As noted in the video below, "cruising trout are feeding trout." When we see pods of trout working certain stretches of the river, it's tough to keep our cool sometimes.
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TU volunteer Steve Zakur found the right place for his adventure a couple years ago.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON January 12, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
The eggs have arrived
Earlier this week, Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources, along with volunteers from Trout Unlimited, delivered rainbow trout eggs to 33 Utah schools taking part in the Trout in the Classroom program.
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If some truly unfortunate calamity were to strike the fly-fishing filmmaking industry, and only one artist could soldier forward and make movies about our beloved pasttime, my secret hope is that that one artist would be Todd Moen.
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I was introduced to the non-slip loop knot a few years back on my first trip to the Louisiana marsh to chase redfish with a fly rod.
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Most of trout country is in the grips of winter, but that doesn’t mean trout fishing has to stop.
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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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