Wild brook trout are prized by anglers, but their habitat is disappearing.
Photo by Sandy Hays
Although the brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is not, in a fact, a trout at all, it is the most “troutlike” of the charrs. A sought-after game fish because it often lives in pristine waters and. . .
Written by: William G. Tapply
Finding a wild-brook-trout stream by accident is the best part about wandering through the woods.
Photo by Phil Monahan
I happened upon Porcupine Brook while exploring some promising woodcock cover last October. Burt, my Brittany, had wandered off, as he often does, and when I could no longer hear his bell. . .
Virginia angler and fly tier Ethan Martin took his little sister out on a small stream in the Shenandoah Valley to see if he could get her into some brook trout. The result is this pretty little video that . . .
The native brook trout of Nova Scotia are Malorie’s favorite quarry.
All photos courtesy Malorie Crispo
I first came across Malorie Crispo via her Instagram feed, which is chock-full of great fishing images. She clearly spends a ton of time on the water and catches some gorgeous. . .
A three-week trip to study native brook trout has opened the author’s eyes to the importance of protecting habitat.
Photos by Matteo Moretti
As a young fisherman, conservationist, and aspiring media content creator, I am constantly amazed and grateful for the wonderful opportunities that are available to kids like me who are . . .
Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions
Will Yantis refused to give up on his dream of landing a huge Maine brook trout.Photo courtesy Will Lillard
When Will Yantis signed up for the 2018 Maine Teen Fly-Fishing Expedition (his fourth trip with us), he had one thing on his mind: redemption for the brook trout of a lifetime he had lost on the same . . .
Aimee Bartee with a beautiful Maine brookie. The fish in Labrador will be even bigger.
Photo by Chase Bartee
Regular readers of this blog know (and probably love) the work of Tight Loops, the husband-wife team of Chase and Aimee Bartee, whose videos have been appearing here for the past three . . .
A New Jersey native who studies at Middlebury College in Vermont, Matteo Moretti is clearly a true brook-trout lover. This short video is about everything that goes into a trip to a wilderness stream, . . .
Written by: Bill Walak
There aren’t too many places left in the U.S. where you can catch natives of this size.
Photos by Bill Walak
Maine and an Orvis Superfine Glass 5-weight. This is what dreams are made of. Maine is one of America’s last strongholds for native Eastern brook trout, and to see these fish reach this size is . . .
Young Sam Marjerison is a student filmmaker from Yarmouth, Maine, who has launched his own media site to highlight his outdoors adventures. His latest video focuses on a killer day of fly fishing . . .