Photo of the Day: Humongous Hooch Brown Trout


John McCloskey of River Through Atlanta landed this monster on Georgia’s Chatthoochee River on Wednesday.
Photo by John McCloskey

When you think of fly-fishing in Georgia, you might think of wild mountain brook trout, freshwater stripers, or even some of the big rainbows and browns from one of a few pay-to-play. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LVI: Mike Steiner


Steiner likes the Youghiogheny for its large, powerful brown trout.
All photos courtesy Mike Steiner

I sat next to Mike Steiner on a flight to Missoula, Montana, last spring, as we were both traveling to the Orvis Western Guide Rendezvous. I didn’t know much about the southwestern corner of. . .

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Photos: November Dry Flies in Colorado

Written by: Jon Hill


Unseasonably warm weather in Colorado meant great dry-fly action on the small streams of the Front Range.
Photos by Jon Hill

As the ski season here in Colorado kicks off, other parts of the country are ending their trout season. I’m lucky enough to live in a state where I can fish year round. As some people head. . .

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Photos: Brown Trout and Orange Dogs on the Watauga

Written by: Ed Felker, Dispatches from the Potomac


There were no monsters on the day, but the browns were healthy and beautiful.
Photo by Ed Felker

During the planning phase of this trip, which started over eight months ago, I knew I wanted to fish with veteran guide Patrick Fulkrod. Patrick was named the 2014 Orvis-Endorsed Guide of the Year and has worked hard to earn the reputation as “The Man” in the area of Tennessee’s. . .

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Photos: Fall in Yellowstone with Maggie Mae

Written by: Maggie Mae Stone,  The Tackle Shop


Browns are on the prowl in fall in Yellowstone National Park.
Photos courtesy Maggie Mae Stone

Last week, I had the chance to fish in Yellowstone National Park for three full days. This is my annual trip, and the Park always produces some amazing fish this time of year. Although the. . .

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Video: Fall Brown Trout in Vermont

Ever fished in flipflops and a down jacket? Here’s a cool video from northern Vermont that captures the essence of fall in the Northeast. Emerson Jessup fishes the Lamoille River and. . .

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