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We've all done some questionable things for fish. We've toted float-tubes into the backcountry on the word of a Google maps photo, only the find the "lake" choked with lily pads and all of three feet deep.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON October 19, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Gear test: Rodmounts Rod-Up System
Here in Wisconsin starting on one stream in the morning, meeting for lunch somewhere else, hitting another stream in the afternoon, and then heading to yet another river for the evening rise is not uncommon.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON October 18, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Trickle
Want to feel small and insignificant?
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON October 18, 2017 - 1 COMMENTS
Fly tying: Craft-fur Clouser
I love fishing Clousers. I hate tying with bucktail. I can never seem to get the bucktail material to lie flat and stay flat. Most of my Clousers tied with yellow and white bucktail have splayed tails and likely swim like nothing a fish predator has ever seen.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON October 17, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Beads demystified
Beads for fly tying can be mystery, especially for beginning tiers who are looking to either dress up a nymph or a streamer or to simply get the fly down deep and avoid having to use split shot while fishing. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON October 16, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: A Fresh Start
Most of us trout anglers here in the States are settling into the shorter, cooler days of autumn, switching over from high-floating summer terrestrials to small-ish mayflies and caddis as fish start to feed on what's available, not just what looks good. We're slowing down. We're more deliberate.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON October 16, 2017 - 0 COMMENTS
The hardest fly to tie?
The author's Adams. Or... a distant cousin to the Adams.  I love to tie flies. But, like a guy who also loves to sing in the shower, I'm better off keeping my skills to myself.