Photos: Back to Arizona for High-Country Trout

Written by: Tyler Coleman


A trip back to the author’s home state produced a magical day of fishing.
Photo by Rickey Furbee

As I headed off to the state I called home for most my life, the excitement of familiar waters was setting in. I knew that with fall came aggressive feeding and bold colors, so I couldn’t . . .

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Photos: Discovering Michigan’s Wild Trout Waters

Written by: Tyler Coleman


Michigan’s state fish, in its native waters, is quite a prize.
Photo by Anastasia Coleman

Well, it didn’t take long before my love for small-stream trout fishing had me out and on the hunt. Where we are currently living, there are a few close areas you can fish for browns and the . . .

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Photos: Late-Season Dry Flies on the Battenkill


This wild brook trout fell for a blue-winged olive imitation fished on a long, fine leader.
All photos by Robin Hill

It’s been a tough fall for anglers on the Battenkill, as drought conditions include extremely low and clear water. But last weekend, my friend Doug Lyons found that cooler temperatures had made . . .

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Video: Crisp Brook-Trout Days in New England

Here’s a sweet little edit from our neck of the woods, as filmmaker Robb Morrell casts dry flies for brook trout on a New England stream. There’s some cool scene-setting cinematography, and . . .

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Video: Summer Brookies in North Carolina

We post a lot of amazing fish (see yesterday’s 32.5-inch Alaskan rainbow), but we all know that fly-fishing is about more than size. This great video from Folkus Media drives that point home, as . . .

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Photo of the Day: A Green-Mountain Native Son


Size isn’t everything. Native trout display some spectacular colors.
Photo by Phil Monahan

As part of my “20 September Days” project, I’ve been getting out at lunchtime to fish the gorgeous mountain stream just five minutes from Orvis HQ in southwestern Vermont. In recent days, I . . .

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Classic Photos: The Mouse and the Big Maine Brook Trout


Sandy and his daughter, Ava, share in the excitement of a big, wild, mouse-eating brook trout.
Photos by Sandy Hays

My friend Sandy Hays—whom I’ve known since high school and who has photographed many of my international fishing adventures—has a great love of mouse patterns, and he brings them along, . . .

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