Video: Skiing for Tunas in Colorado

Tanner Johnson–a.k.a. Tuna Hunter–and some of his buddies at Western Colorado State University enjoyed a great Colorado combo last month: spring skiing and fly fishing on the same day. Looks . . .

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Video: “End of a Chapter” in New Zealand

For the past couple years, Traveltruly‚Äôs Matt Butler has put together a year-end video highlighting some of his fishing adventures as a guide on New Zealand’s South Island. This one is fun, . . .

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Video: The Rise

I don’t know about you, but I could watch a trout rise all day. Of course, I’d want to cast to it, as well, but sometimes it’s just cool to observe all the different ways that trout take bugs off. . .

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Video and Photos: An Epic Small-Stream Battle


After a tough battle that requires serious concentration, Amelia was all smiles.
Photo by Dave Jensen

The day started with a five-hour drive down island and a stop to stock up on supplies before made our way to a piece of water to fish. We have a tendency to pack our days full. Every year . . .

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Video Pro Tips: 5 Flies for March in the Rockies


This sweet, small-stream brown was up on blue-winged olives on a tributary stream.
Photo by Ivan Orsic

Guide Tanner Smith–of Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado–is back with another of his “Top 5 for the Month” videos, and this time he’s talking about late-winter blue-winged olives. The arrival of . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LVIII: Kim Bryant


Kim Bryant ties on a new fly on a small Vermont stream.
Photo by Brian Grossenbacher

Kim Bryant has done many different jobs in the fly-fishing industry: she’s been a shop rat at Concord Outfitters in Massachusetts; a guide at New York’s ¬†Ausable Club and Wyoming’s. . .

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Classic Story: Reading Between the Lines


Former colleague Eric Rickstad with a nice brown from the [REDACTED] River in Montana.
Photo by Phil Monahan

A few years ago, Eric Rickstad and I made plans to go to Montana in late April for the Orvis Western Guide Rendezvous. As soon as our travel plans were finalized, Eric started talking . . .

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