Trout Bum of the Week LXVII: Phoebe Bean


Phoebe Bean with a gorgeous Bitterroot brown caught last fall.
Photo courtesy Fiona Bean

Phoebe Bean was an intern here at Orvis in the fall or 2014, and she has written a bunch of posts for this blog. (Scroll to the bottom for a full list.) As you’ll read, she caught the fly-fishing bug. . .

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Photos and Story: Summer Cicadas on the Colorado

Written by: Chuck Coolidge


Horseshoe Bend is a famous photo-op spot, but most folks don’t realize how great the fishing is at the bottom.
Photos by Chuck Coolidge

Arizona has always been known for the Grand Canyon, Tombstone, and the Painted Desert, but more recently, places like Antelope Canyon, Monument Valley, and Horseshoe Bend have . . .

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Photos: Chasing Rainbows in the Canyon

Written by: Chuck Coolidge


Holly’s first fish ever was a beautiful, thick rainbow that fell for a nymph.
Photos courtesy Chuck Coolidge

In seven hundred miles of Grand Canyon country, there exists just one place–near the Utah/Arizona border–where vehicles are able to drive to a set of rapids on the Colorado River. It just so . . .

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Video: The Dragon Valley of Upper Bavaria

Although we fish for “German browns” in this country all the time, you rarely hear of folks heading to the native land of these trout to go fishing. But as this video shows, the Bavarian Alps–along the . . .

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Video: Trout in Fall Colors

The Swedish anglers at Carpe Diem shot this lovely video about casting for colorful rainbow trout in a small forest lake. The cinematography is really nice, focused both on the glorious autumn . . .

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