So You Want To Be An Alaska Guide?

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By Whitney Gould The plane, which brought me to Western Alaska is gone. I’m standing on a remote, empty tarmac. The sky is a herring-gull gray, the air crisp and clean. I am surrounded by tundra. The only visible object is a square box painted white, the...

Sunday Classic / The Magic Stonefly

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ON OF THE BEST LESSONS I HAVE LEARNED FROM FISHING WITH KENT IS THIS. IF THERE IS A SECRET TO ANGLING SUCCESS, IT'S CONFIDENCE. A few years back I was on a photo shoot in Wyoming when the client wanted to stage a shot of an...

Flats Boat Etiquette, Being A Good Fishing Partner

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Here are a few suggestions to help you, and your fishing partner, have a better day on the boat. Flats fishing from a boat is a team sport. Whether you're out fishing with friends, out with a guide or on a trip to a fishing lodge,...

How To Get New Fly Line For $5, Or Pretty Close

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Think you need a new fly Line? Spend $5 First. I was out fishing with my buddy Scott the other day. He broke off his rig while I was on the oars so I handed him my five weight to fish. Scott took one cast and...

Sunday Classic / What makes a fly reel worth the money?

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I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL THE OTHER DAY FROM MY GOOD FRIEND BRIAN BOGGS. "Louis, I'm looking for the right four-wt reel. I am of a mind to shop the low end for reels since I don't catch large fish that need to be fought on the...