Saturday Shoutout / Tasmanian Love Letter

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One of the nicest pieces of writing on the subject of fly-fishing I’ve read in a long time. It was just by chance that I was introduced to the site Camden Fishing. Good folks from Tasmania who sell, among other things, beautiful hand made drift boats....



Sacred Fishing Holes

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By Alice Tesar It might have been the coyotes that kept me awake the night prior. More likely it was thoughts about the section of river we planned to visit that day. I’d heard a lot about the spot and debated it’s worthiness. I had heard that...



Burning Chrome 

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By Louis Cahill The sun never rises. Not today, at least not here on the Deschutes River. The light is an eerie yellow-orange. The air is hot and dry, and the wind is howling. It’s unsettling. You’d expect it to feel like fog or overcast but it...



Fly Fishing Is A Journey

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I’ll never forget my first trout on the fly. It was tiny. A rainbow. Probably wild, but I wouldn’t have known the difference or even cared at the time. It was memorable primarily because it was a long time coming. I’ll always remember my first steelhead,...



Persistence Pays In Silver and Brown

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By Justin Pickett Pulling up to today’s lunch spot was a little more eventful than usual. A morning filled with hopping from spot to spot on a panga-style boat, named Ms. Suzy, had left us starving for a solid meal and a cold beer. The day’s...