Bonus “Good Works” Mini Film Festival

As you surely know by now, we post a Friday Film Festival each week, featuring the best videos from around the world. This week, in addition to all the action-filled productions, there were. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LIII: Will Lillard


Will Lillard’s (right) guiding career focuses on introducing youngsters to fly fishing and a life outdoors.
All photos courtesy Will Lillard

Will Lillard is the man behind Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions (LFFE), an adventure education company specializing in wilderness fly-fishing trips for adolescents. Check out his great post. . .

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Video: More Than Salmon on the Line Trailer


The film crew landing at the Beluga Airport after an aerial tour of the proposed mine site.
Photo by Paul Moinester

There are few places left in the United States as pristine and untouched as Alaska’s Chuitna Watershed. Nestled between the Cook Inlet and the rugged Tordrillo Mountain Range, the Chuitna is an iconic Alaskan wilderness teeming with pools of wild Pacific salmon and oversize. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week UPDATE: Matthew Owen

Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions


Matthew Owen (right) spent his summer guiding clients in Alaska, fulfilling his dream.
Photo courtesy Matthew Owen

At the age of 17, Matthew Owen became one of the youngest to receive Orvis’s “Trout Bum of the Week” honors. The story of how his obsession with fly fishing helped him persevere through. . .

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