Trout Are Not Smarter Than People, But They May Be Smarter Than Me

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I HOPE I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO FEELS THIS WAY. Everybody gets their ass handed to them once in a while and I'm certainly no exception. The latest installment came just last week. I was in Colorado and mentioned to a friend that I'd never...

Fly Fishing Bass: 5 Tips for Fishing Frog Patterns Around Grass

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SOME OF MY MOST MEMORABLE DAYS CHASING BASS ON THE FLY HAVE COME FROM ME SPENDING THE DAY POPPING AND WAKING FROG PATTERNS ALONG THE SURFACE. I grew up fishing for bass, and although trout fishing has stolen the majority of my fly fishing attention over...

A Truckvault Offers the Ultimate in Function, Convenience and Security

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THIS MAY BE THE SINGLE GREATEST PIECE OF GEAR A FLY ANGLER CAN OWN. As I have said on many occasions, it's called Gink and GASOLINE for a reason. I live in my truck. Last week alone I drove over 5000 miles with my Adipose skiff...

Saturday Shoutout / Wild Reverence

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WILD REVERENCE "THE PLIGHT OF THE AMERICAN WILD STEELHEAD" This film by Shane Anderson chronicles one of the most sought after fish on the planet and the severe decline of wild populations with hope and solutions for a wild future. If chasing wild steelhead is not your...

New Orvis Fly Rods for 2015 Offer Innovation And Value

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THE GUYS AT THE ORVIS ROD SHOP HAVE BEEN ON A ROLL FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS. Some of my favorite rods of late have come out of that shop, including the Helios 2 and the Superfine Glass. For 2015 Orvis has a couple of...