Driving With Your Fly Rods Rigged, Good or Bad?

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I don't know about you but I'm constantly driving from one fishing spot to the next with my fly rods pre-rigged. It's a routine I adopted early on in my guiding to save time having to rig up my rods so I could get to the...



The 3 C’s of Trout Fishing – Current, Cover, and Cuisine

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Here's the Million Dollar Trout Fishing Question.... Are you putting enough emphasis on the 3 C's in your trout fishing? The availability of Current, Cover and Cuisine most often dictate where trout decide to set up shop. Being able to consistently pick them out will ultimately determine...



Snow Day

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By Louis Cahill This story originally appeared in Fly Fusion Magazine Ice in my beard, fingers burning, I haven’t felt my feet for hours. I know from experience that it will be sometime around midnight, standing in my shower with the hot water running out, before...



The Best Cup of Coffee Ever

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ON A COLD RAINY MORNING IN WESTERN ALASKA, WHEN YOU'VE BEEN UP SINCE FIVE AND YOUR ARMS ARE TIRED FROM FIGHTING FISH, A CUP OF HOT COFFEE GOES A LONG WAY. The best cup of coffee I ever had was made by Jim Palmersheim on the...



Browns On The Move

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Fall through winter is a busy time of year for trout. Water temperatures are falling, days are getting shorter and big fish are on the move. Among the species that spawn in the fall are Brown Trout. The cooling weather and longer nights are their cue...