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By Eric Booton I choose to wander through airports like a dazed drone, focusing on nothing but my destination and the gate that will get me there. I ignore most everyone. Not to be rude, I’m just not fully enthused to be killing time in such a mundane enclosure.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 15, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Gear test: Orvis Ultralight waders
A good pair of waders is essential to most anglers’ enjoyment of our sport. So when you think about good waders, what do you think of?
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 15, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Don't wait... advocate
The author fishing during Virginia’s vibrant Fall. by Jeffrey Constantz  
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TU is part of the newly launched Our Pocono Waters campaign in Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of PA Environmental Digest.
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Below, in the Orvis video narrated by Dave Jensen, is a great story. And it's a familiar one. 
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 14, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Mend
The next time you're on the river to escape the rest of your manic life, stop for a minute and consider how lucky you really are. Chances are, if you're reading this, you're healthy. You might have healthy kids, a good job ... a car that runs.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 14, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Trout Heaven
Imagine that perfect, pastoral trout stream where native fish with nary a care rise to mayflies all day long. Just in your dreams? Perhaps your idea of Heaven? 
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Oh, this is going to be good. If you're a fan of fish porn at its most visceral, the trailer below to Todd Moen's new film about fly fishing the Argentina stretch of Tierra de Fuego's Rio Grande River ought to have you foaming at the mouth.
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This latest installment of the Orvis fly-tying series featuring Tim Flagler covers biots used as "horns" or wings, like in a Prince nymph.
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Blog Post BY chris_hunt ON August 14, 2018 - 0 COMMENTS
Video spotlight: Biot tails
Biots used in fly tying are often tough to handle. As Tim Flagler notes in the video below, they're slippery and not always cooperative. But biots make good flies great—can you imagine a really good Prince nymph without a goose biot tail?
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