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,...



Use Your Map!

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By Justin Pickett WHILE IN PATAGONIA THIS PAST WINTER, I HAD HEARD OF A SMALL LAKE FROM THREE SEPARATE INDIVIDUALS DURING MY STAY AT THE LODGE. I had only been there two days and I’ve had these men explain to me what good fishing it is, and...



Bugs, Bugs Everywhere, And Not A Fish To Be Seen

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HAVE YOU EVER THROWN A PARTY, SENT OUT THE INVITATIONS, BOUGHT THE ONION DIP, AND IN THE END IT'S JUST YOU AND YOUR ONION DIP? Now imagine the river is the party, the bugs are the onion dip, and the trout are your ungrateful, good for...



The Karma of Broken Trailers

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Today we are proud to share an excerpt from Chris Santella's new book, "The Tug Is The Drug." You may know Chris as the author of "Fifty Places To Fly Fish Before You Die." His new book is a collection of thirty essays. We know...



Perfect Moments, Bahamas Edition

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OUR RECENT TRIP TO SOUTH ANDROS BAHAMAS WAS AMAZING FOR MANY REASONS. GREAT FISHING, MAKING NEW FRIENDS AND SEEING OLD ONES. Fishing cool new rods and tying great new flies. We even had a couple of bona fide adventures. We laughed until it hurt, ate until...