Not Just Anybody’s Saint Vrain

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“If you climb into the cab of that pickup with John you’ll find that where you wind up can, only in the most existential terms, be called a fishing trip.”   It’s about seven-thirty on a Saturday morning. It’s mid-September and the chilly Colorado air...

Sunday’s Classic / The First Ten Seconds

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Chaos and panic are good words to describe what goes through many anglers heads during the first ten seconds following a big fish hookup. The decisions you make during those first seconds of the fight will often determine whether you or the fish wins the...

Saturday Shoutout / Keep an Eye on These Fly Tying Sites

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For this week’s Saturday shoutout I showcase a few fly tying sites that I think you should be keeping and eye on. Don Bastian For those of you who don’t know Don Bastian, he’s a exceptional fly tier with a deep love for wet flies....

Better Bonefish Retrieve

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So you’ve found yourself a bonefish and you’ve made that big cast into the wind, now what? The propped retrieve is key to success. There are several things keep in mind. The speed and length of the strip, keeping slack out of the system. And...

Better Down Stream Presentations & Drifts

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How many times have you been trout fishing and spotted a big trout positioned down and across stream of you feeding? I know I’ve seen it plenty of times on the water, and it always seems like those fish are always positioned just out of...