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Why I Hate Brook Trout

Those spots...oooooweee! Those colors...daaaaaang! Those....shoulders? Ahhhh yeah. No matter what type of fly fishing you do, it's hard to deny that brook trout are just plain ugly. Before I ever even had...
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This is Summertime Fishing

Over the last year or two, my buddy, Shane, had talked to me many times about wanting to come shoot some fly fishing with me. Shane doesn't fly fish but he spends a lot of time outside doing outside stuff and,...
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The Inside Bend

It was a beautiful morning. The sky was so clear and so blue. The temperatures felt good and you could just tell that it was going to be a great day. We walked to the river's edge and it looked...
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Thrown into the Fire

Recently, I realized that my little brother and I don't see each other as often as we should. I'm a busy dad of three and he's a hard-working fireman who's prepping for med school. After coming to this...
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More than a Fish

"What are the chances?" said Nate. "Who knows?" I responded, "but it was the baddest brown I have ever seen!" Rewind several hours and once again that cursed alarm is buzzing uncontrollably.  A long drive...
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Spring Wanderings

I look forward to spring every year. I find myself jonesin' for a fix more on those first pleasant, warm days of early spring than almost any other time. Maybe it's partially the thought of days on the water...
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Rio Barrancoso and Laguna Verde

Remote, way out there, untouched, in the middle-of-nowhere: Jurassic Lake Argentina. It seems long dirt roads to get to prime fishing locations were my forte while traveling Argentina. Each and every dirt road...
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Strike 3! Carp on the Fly?!

If Nate and I had been lacing up baseball cleats instead of wading boots we would have struck out. I'm not gonna lie, if I knew we'd end up spending our day fishing for carp on the fly I probably would have...
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Manti La Sal Mountain Fall

My wife loves camping at established campgrounds and....I'm not really a big fan. Our destination was on this outing was a compromise in the Manti La Sal mountains, but on this trip I learned - yet again -...
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Big Brook Trout!

Back at it again!  I met up with a few friends and headed out to a lake known for big brook trout.  Let's just state char might be the most amazing fish ever... just saying.  There is just something about...