Orvis Trout Bum of the Week XX: Maggie Mae Stone


Maggie Mae Kuhlman landed this 27-inch beast on the Madison River inside Yellowstone National Park.
All photos courtesy Maggie Mae Stone

A couple years ago, we ran a series called “Trout Bum of the Week,” in which we highlighted some of the guys living the good life. . .of a sort. (See the bottom of this post for a link to the previous installments.) This is our second round of. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week XIX: Brown Hobson


Brown Hobson has worked professionally in the Rockies and the Southeast.
Photo courtesy Brown Hobson

A couple years ago, we ran a series called “Trout Bum of the Week,” in which we highlighted some of the guys living the good life. . .of a sort. (See the bottom of this post for a link to the previous installments.) This is our second round of profiles. Most of the subjects are guides who have turned. . .

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Photos and a Story: Winter Wonderland in Colorado

Written by: Will Long


Will Long ended his angling year with a 22-inch Colorado brown trout.
All photos courtesy Will Long

[Editor’s Note: Blog reader Will Long sent in this story and accompanying photos about how he ended his angling year in southwestern Colorado.]

So living in South Texas, I don’t often get to experience true winter fishing. We occasionally have some cold days down on my home river, the Guadalupe, but nothing like what the states north of. . .

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Photos of the Day: Two Once-in-a-Lifetime Brown Trout in New Zealand


It’s hard to believe that this beast was the smaller of the two to come from the same tailout.
Photo by Dave Jensen

On our second-to-last day of this year’s New Zealand trip, Amelia and I decided to head way south on the South Island. We committed to doing a serious day of driving and bush bashing, and that’s exactly wha. . .

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Top Posts of 2013, #3: Photos of the Day—Beware the Cannibal Browns!

Written by: Doc Thompson, High Country Angler


Hey look: A nice trout right against the bank!
All photos by Doc Thompson

During this first full week of 2014, we’re counting down the Top 10 Posts of 2013. (Although, since the Friday Fly-Fishing Film Festival is almost always the most-read post of each week, we’ll disqualify the F5 from this contest.) We’ll repost two of the Top 10 per day, leading up to our announcement of the most-read post, on Friday afternoon. So stay tuned all week to see what resonated most with Orvis Fly Fishing readers last year. Here’s #3, which focuses on. . .

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