The key to catching lots of brookies from a mountain stream is to move fast and hit all the right spots.Photo by Sandy Hays
The keys to catching good numbers of trout on steep mountain streams are stealth and speed. Wild brook trout are wary, fast, and can hide in tiny spaces. There are lots of predators that. . .
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don’t know it’s a shopping cart.Photo by Phil Monahan
With a sparsely attended Catholic church at one end and a Taco Bell at the other, Benmont Avenue is representative of the hard times that have befallen many American mill towns. This is not the. . .
Fred and the boys from Hooké have posted a wonderful wrap-up video from the second season of their Canadian TV show, and it features some spectacular scenery and ridiculously nice fish: . . .
Aimee and I once spent an entire summer living out of our van, gallivanting around the western United States and soaking in every bit of its wondrous beauty. But where would we go from . . .
Here’s a sight to get a dry-fly angler’s blood pumping: the annual arrival of the Hexes.
Photos courtesy Brian Kozminski, True North Trout
Every June, anglers in the Midwest start to get jittery, in anticipation of the first sighting of Hexagenia limbata, the monster mayfly known as the “Hex.” (Or, the forbidden fly.) Former . . .
Written by: Chase Bartee, Tight Loops
The native brookies of the Rapid River are known for their colors and their strength.
Photo by Aimee Savard
While filming for an upcoming short, Aimee and I were fortunate enough to spend a week in Western Maine, walking in the footsteps of Louise Dickinson Rich—who wrote. . .
Our ex-pat friend Oliver Streuli, who writes The International Hobbyist blog, made this cool video about chasing brook trout in tiny streams and ponds in the Swiss Alps. The scenery is . . .
Written by: Drew Nisbet, Fishing Manager of Orvis Buffalo
Catching native trout in a small stream where they are adapted to the environment is a special experience.
Photos by Drew Nisbet
It starts in an alder swamp, where cold spring water bubbles up from the ground. Dense, nearly impenetrable thickets of buttonbush and winterberry holly shade black, organic rich mineral . . .
Written by: William G. Tapply
A tiny stream that holds native brookies is a secret to keep.
Photo by Zach Matthews
After living most of my life within earshot of highway racket, where city lights blot the stars from the night sky, I finally did it. I bought a little farm on a dirt road in the New Hampshire hills. My new . . .
Written by: Kory Boozer, Boozer’s Guide Service
Removal of the Pucker Street Dam will reconnect hundreds of river miles of trout, steelhead, and salmon habitat.
Photo by Tim Scott Images
In the late 1800s, a gem of a river in southwestern Michigan began its long journey toward being straightened, confined, and essentially held hostage, with little chance of ever being . . .