Thank You God for the Terrestrial Season

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bout this time every year, when I'm starting to get run down from guiding, the terrestrial season arrives, and I'm blessed with a second wind. I'm always astonished at how the presence of terrestrials can make my familiar trout waters seem so fresh and new...



Be Prepared For Colorado’s Black Canyon

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Colorado's Black Canyon doesn't play. My buddy John is getting even more fidgety than usual. He's whipped himself into a froth as I go over the pack-list. Sleeping bag, pad, headlamp, tecnu..." "Water?", he asked. "No, I told you, filter bottle." "Cliff Bars, peanut butter, whisky..."...



Fly Fishing in Gloves Gets Better with Time

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DO YOU EVER FLY FISH IN GLOVES? If you answered no, don't make the mistake of thinking just because you tried fly fishing in gloves a couple times and couldn't stand them, that you'll always feel that way. Believe me, I been there, I used to...



Ted Williams:  Hall of Fame Fly Fisherman

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By Jim Weathersby You may know Ted Williams as the Hall of Fame (inducted in 1966) left fielder who played for the Boston Red Sox from 1939-1942 and 1946-1960. If so, you probably know Williams was a 17-time All-Star, two-time winner of the American League (AL)...



Fly Fishing: Don’t Turn Your Cheek, Pay it Forward

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The other day I had the opportunity to guide a client who previously had put down his fly rod for many years. As he put on his waders and boots, and I began rigging the rods, he told me that many of his good friends...