Master Class Monday: How to Deal with Sun and Shade

We sometimes don’t pay enough attention to sunlight and shade when fly fishing for trout. But as Dave Jensen shows–using an example of a large cutthroat trout rising in a mountain river–your approach must take these conditions into account. This . . .
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#MomentofChill 11.26.18: The Circle of Life

Today's #MomentofChill is from Tight Loops. Before tourist season begins, Yellowstone National Park is a serene place, and in high-country streams the trout that we love to catch are ensuring that another generation will swim in waters that the . . .
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Video: “Pure High”

In the fourth episode of Fly Fusion TV's third season, "Pure High," Fly Fusion magazine editors Derek Bird and Jim McLennan plan to fish a well-known stream, but due to fire closures, they end up high in the Rockies on a small lake at the base of a . . .
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Fish Facts: Lahontan Cutthroat (Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi)

Angler Brian Strang landed this gorgeous cutthroat last year on Pyramid Lake. Photo by Brian La Rue
The Lahontan cutthroat (Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi) is the largest growing trout native to North America, with early settlers around Nevada’s Pyramid Lake reporting fish up to 60 pounds. The current world record is a. . .
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Video: Creekin’ in the Colorado High Country

Colorado has enjoyed some welcome snowfall in recent days, although a little white stuff certainly doesn't mean winter has arrived. It's still October, and  Trouts Fly Fishing  Online and Website Manager, Alex Kass, wanted to . . .
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5 Things I’m Glad I Did at Pyramid Lake

Angler Brad Bonnet shows off an 8-pound Lahontan cutthroat trout at Pyramid Lake. Photo by Bryan Glass
Days before any fishing trip to a new place, you’ll find me digging for as much information as I can. My internet favorites become littered with links to maps, fly-tying videos, forums, and blogs. A quick internet search about Pyramid Lake will not only . . .
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Action Alert: Help Protect the Trout, Salmon, and Steelhead of Oregon’s Nehalem River Watershed

Written by: Tracy Nguyen-Chung
The Nehalem River could use even more protection than that proposed by the State of Oregon. Photo by Tracy Nguyen-Chung
Oregon’s North Coast is an incomparable wonder, and home to the Nehalem River. (Nehalim is Salish for "place where people live.") Lush forests, a sweeping coastal estuary, and miles of . . .
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Video: Age is “Just a Number” for This Angler

When I was a kid, 70 seemed impossibly old, but the more years I put behind me, the more my opinion changes. This new film from Chasing Scale is certainly inspirational for anyone who . . .
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