Photos and Story: Into the Gunnison Gorge

Written and photographed by: Nick Swingle


The beautiful browns of the Gunnison Gorge were like icing on the cake of this incredible trip.

The temperature is unseasonably warm, even for western Colorado. We wait in the shade, knowing the hike ahead will offer ample opportunity for sun and sweat. We pass the time nervously with last-minute Macgyvering of our packs and . . .

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Video: Rain or Shine in New Zealand

Angler Andrew Harding–a.k.a. troutboynz–made a day trip into the stunning, lower North Island backcountry with his pal Dan Thomas and got more than he bargained for. Although the forecast called . . .

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Video: Argentina Dream Stream

Here’s a glorious video from Argentinian Patagonia, featuring sight-fishing to large rainbows and brown trout. These spring creeks are so clear that you can watch trout come off the bottom to . . .

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Video: Wyoming Trout and Dogs in Fall

Two things we really love around here are dogs and wild trout. Filmmaker Ben Kraushaar is back with another great video featuring Anna Ortega and friend, fishing for trout and having fun on a small stream in Wyoming. The slanted light of fall . . .

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Video: Follow Your Passion

Here’s a gorgeous video from Slovakia, by Konrad Production, which tries to get at the magic of fly fishing as a whole. . .not just as a pursuit of fish. From the amazing scenery, to the cool. . .

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Video: Slovenia’s Glorious Soca Valley

This is a glorious video shot on the waters of Slovenian’s Soca Valley, including some of the smaller tributaries. The crystal-clear water allows for incredible sight-fishing opportunities, and the scenes of big trout taking flies will . . .

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Story: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mouse


Casting mouse flies at night for big browns can result in savage strikes from big browns.
Photo by Drew Nisbet, Fishing Manager of Orvis Buffalo

Went to the Boneyard yesterday afternoon. Big yellow stoneflies in the air. First time I’ve ever seen them flying around at the Farmington. Hooked and lost a (seeming) mega on a yellow stonefly . . .

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