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Who taught you a respect for the river? As an interviewer it’s a simple question, right? Ten years ago, I would never have imagined paying attention as I do today when a father and daughter speak about a family tradition of loving and respecting the river.
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Blog Post BY Josh Duplechian ON May 23, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
Trout Tips - The Haul
This week TROUT Magazine editor Kirk Deeter is back to discuss the haul for trout anglers. Watch as Deeter discusses a technique which can be practiced while out on the water this summer. "The trick is not to let your arms fly apart too far," says Deeter. "Rather it's like playing an accordion."
In this episode of TROUT Tips with TROUT Magazine editor Kirk Deeter we talk about the most common mistake that anglers make when they make a cast. The tailing loop. “The tailing loop is to fly anglers what the slice is to golfers,” says Deeter. Deeter discusses a simple trick to remedy this [ READ MORE... ]
Are you a pack rat by nature? Guilty on all accounts. I've got fly line, extra spools and countless other material lying around my garage. Time to put it to good use. This week Kirk Deeter, editor of TROUT Magazine, is back with a simple tip on what to do with some of that old fly line laying [ READ MORE... ]
In the last episode of TROUT Tips TROUT Magazine editor Kirk Deeter discussed the possibility of spooking fish with fly line color. This time he’s back to talk about another cause of missed fish, the false cast. Anglers inadvertently turn to the false cast as a way to perfectly place their fly on [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY Josh Duplechian ON May 12, 2014 - 0 COMMENTS
Spring pause
The morning light in the window is soft and bright. The old Labrador takes her time getting up out of bed. It’s cold in the room and I’m lamenting the fact that I didn’t turn the heat on last night. These are signs of a spring in the Rockies. No need to check the forecast. No need to check the [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY Josh Duplechian ON April 25, 2014 - 0 COMMENTS
A Voice for Little Mountain
The excitement on her face when she brings her first native Colorado River cutthroat trout to her hands is infectious. Although she has only been fly fishing for a year seventeen year old Haley Powell has spent the greater part of her life with her family and friends in places like Little Mountain [ READ MORE... ]
Blog Post BY Josh Duplechian ON April 23, 2014 - 0 COMMENTS
Her Home Water
I push aside backpacks, strollers and a wagon to clear the path for the 1970’s Schwinn single speed cruiser. Attached to the faded maroon steed is a bright yellow and blue trailer. Water bottles, Dora the Explorer books and countless snacks clutter the cabin. Look closely you will see a single fly [ READ MORE... ]
Between the spring thaw and the first fall snow, there is a small window where you can access the Wyoming high country. Places like Little Mountain and the Wyoming Range, which are home to thriving populations of deer and elk as well as native trout, are inaccessible much of the year. So during the [ READ MORE... ]