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It was the movie that brought thousands of new people to fly fishing. Director Robert Redford's interpretation of Norman Maclean's classic novella about family and fly fishing was an overwhelming success when it came out in the fall of 1992. Set in Missoula, Mont., in the 1920s it brought the [ READ MORE... ]
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 It was the movie that brought thousands of new people to fly fishing. Director Robert Redford's interpretation of Norman Maclean's classic novella about family and fly fishing was an overwhelming success when it came out in the fall of 1992. Set in Missoula, Montana in the 1920's it brought the [ READ MORE... ]
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Maybe you’re already planning to attend the Trout Unlimited Annual Meeting in Roanoke, VA in September. You should be – it’s going to be great. Maybe you’re planning to arrive a little early and do some fishing. Good idea! While you’re there, you must – repeat: MUST – visit Mossy Creek Fly Fishing [ READ MORE... ]
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Like any organization, Trout Unlimited is an aggregation of people who share a common interest – in our case, fish and fishing. One of the great things about TU is the people you meet who care so much about trout and salmon in America. Take Coy Wylie, for example.
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There are a lot of great things about working for Trout Unlimited. There are even more great things about working with TU Business members. But the best part is the people you get to know. The people who support conservation, the ones who go the extra mile in everything they do – they’re the ones [ READ MORE... ]
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Maybe you’re already planning to attend the Trout Unlimited Annual Meeting in Roanoke, VA in September. You should be – it’s going to be great. And while you’re there, you must – repeat: MUST – visit Mossy Creek Fly Fishing in Harrisonburg, VA.
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It’s been a rough spring for a lot of fly anglers in the interior West. It was winter until not very long ago, and now that epic snowpack is melting. The meadows at our home place are under anywhere from a few inches to several feet of water. All the places we like to fish are blown out, and they’ [ READ MORE... ]
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Overall, The Fly Crate is a good deal. The cost per fly isn’t what sold me. It was because of the automation. I like the thought of knowing that my father’s weekend fishing trips will be well supplied for months and I’m sure he’ll enjoying trying some new flies. It’s the gift that keeps on giving. [ READ MORE... ]
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Salmon – the icon of Alaskan life and culture. Salmon – bright as a new dime, unchanged in millions of years in North America’s wildest waters. Salmon – the keystone of ecosystems from California to Siberia. Salmon – our last link to what was and our best reminder of what still could be… Beginning [ READ MORE... ]
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I met Johnny Blumenthal and Paul Newman from Drift Fly Fishing when they were gracious enough to donate a trip to my humble little TU chapter here in Wyoming. But before we sent anyone out there with them, I did a little homework. I like to hear what others are saying about a product or service [ READ MORE... ]
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