Tell the Story With Fewer Photos

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This is the easiest way I know to become a better photographer. It’s been a while since I posted a photography tip, but this is a good one. I had a conversation the other day that made me think about photographic storytelling. I took a really...



Kype for Days

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I love it when I luck up and catch a big male trout, steelhead, salmon, or char. There's something about big gnarly kype jaws that fascinate me. For starters, males always seem to sport more vibrant colors than hens, especially during the spawning season. In the...



Sitting On Top Of The World

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DAN FLYNN STALKS BROOK TROUT IN AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION. Summer is here and for those of us in the southeast it's time to beat it to the headwaters for a little Brookie fishing. If that's your game, water falls like this one over a hundreds feet...



Shutter Speed for Freezing Action

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THINGS HAPPEN FAST IN FLY FISHING. Line whistles through the air, fish leap out of the water, guides swoop in with the net. It's fun to capture these moments of action with the camera but often we fail and end up with a shot that is...



Tom Keck Is My Role Model

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In September of 2009 I was fishing the South Platte below Spinney Reservoir, the stretch they call the Dream Stream. When I noticed this gentleman casting trico patterns to the far bank...from a wheelchair. I watched for a bit as he worked a pod of rising...