Classic Photos and Essay: A Trip to Remember on New Zealand’s South Island

Written by: Chris Budro
Chris Budro with his first New Zealand trout, caught on a windy day. Photo by Hannah Perkins
For years, New Zealand has been a dream for me. Mouth-watering mountain views, bright turquoise glacial lakes, more trails and adrenaline rushes than you could ever imagine, and most. . .
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Classic Photo Essay: Dry-Fly Heaven in Yellowstone National Park

This wild Yellowstone Park brown trout fell for a foam hopper pattern. Photo by Tom Evenson
Tom Evenson and I spent Tuesday night at Hubbard's Yellowstone Lodge, which was pretty cool for me: it was the first time I'd stayed there since I was a guide at Hubbard's in 1994. As you can see from the photo below, the view from the lodge is nothing short of spectacular, looking northward up Paradise Valley along the. . .
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Classic Video: The Fishiest Little Crick On Earth

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Dry Run Creek is a stream in Arkansas that is open only to children under 16 and qualified handicapped anglers. That leaves the rest of us to just watch and drool. Yet another example of George Bernard Shaw's brilliant observation: . . .
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Video: Doin’ It in the Dolomites

Here's a cool short video from the Dolomite Mountains of northeastern Italy. The description on vimeo offers no details about the angler or the location, but there's some glorious scenery and. . .
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Classic Photos and Essay: A Montana Boy Tries His Hand in New Zealand

Written By: Thayer Janes
Thayer Janes found that his Montana skills required some tweaking to fool New Zealand trout. All photos by Thayer Janes
I once had a friend tell me after a long, unfortunate day of fishing, “Pal, that's why they call it 'fishing' and not 'catching.'” Well, it seems like I have been saying those words far too often here in. . .
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The Answer to Our Fish-Identification Contest

Image via NH Fish and Game
Last Thursday, we posted the above photo of a huge fish caught by Greg Inglis—who guides at Lopstick Outfitters in Pittsburg, New Hampshire—on the Upper Connecticut River. We asked . . .
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Video: New Zealand’s “Damsels in Distress”

Our colleague Simon Perkins recently honeymooned in New Zealand with his wife, Els, and he captures this amazing footage. Here's how he explains it: . . .
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1,000 Miles: We’re Almost There!

Farmer Creek, OR Photo by Trout Unlimited
Put yourself into the scene above. Imagine standing on the banks of the tranquil Farmer Creek in Oregon on a warm autumn afternoon, listening to the music of the stream. Not too long ago this idyllic trout spawning ground was blocked by a perched culvert. Thanks to the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles Campaign this stream is once again full of life. Wouldn't you love to see more of this?...
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