It took Me 25 Years To Figure Out Why I Fell In Love With Fishing

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It's well into the morning hours of the night, I just finished feeding my 6-month old daughter a bottle, and now I'm wide awake, randomly flipping channels on TV. Somewhere along the way, I stumble upon "SEC Storied" and I immediately get totally sucked into...



Saturday Shoutout / The Unseen World Of Mousers

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Mitt Monkey Special Correspondent Jason Tucker of Fontinalis Rising brings us a breaking story from Northern Michigan. "It was once thought that mousers were just rogue solitary males. We didn’t even think they reproduced, or if they did, that they played no part in rearing their...



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)...



Sunday Classic / Tiger Trout

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WILD TIGER TROUT MAY BE THE RAREST OF THE TROUT FAMILY. They are a hybrid of a female brown trout and a male brook trout. They are distinctive, the dark modeled pattern of a brook trout's back extending down their sides to their belly. This bold...



Is There a Time When Anglers Should Admit Defeat and Move On?

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I have a good friend from Colorado that told me he once scuba dived in a river and watched his buddy drift nymphs through runs that were loaded with trout. He said he was astonished to see how many times the tippet of the leader...