Matching The Alaskan Hatch

Alaska is one of those rare places where there are enough native and wild fish to not only challenge you, but also encourage you to experiment. I began thinking about this while fishing for sea-run Dolly . . .

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5 Questions with Vito Rubino of Italy on the Fly

When American anglers talk about top fly-fishing destinations, Italy doesn’t come up much. In fact, the “Old World” of mainland Europe gets very little representation in fly-fishing media in general. Perhaps it’s because we’re all . . .

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Photos and Story: Holidays on the River

As rafting and fly-fishing guides, my wife, Kait, and I have built our lives around water, and we make our home—with our two-year-old daughter, Juniper Rogue—in Grants Pass, Oregon, on the banks of the Rogue River. Because . . .

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Holiday Fun and Games, with Hilary Hutcheson

As one of the more recognizable faces in fly fishing, Orvis ambassador Hilary Hutcheson normally lives a peripatetic lifestyle, traveling around the country giving presentations on climate change, hosting events, and fishing . . .

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Meet the Winner of Our “Local Slam” Contest

As part of this year’s “20 Days in September” photo contest, we introduced a new category: The Local Slam. Given that most people are sticking close to home this year, we wanted to give anglers a chance to explore nearby waters . . .

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Photos and Story: 3 Days on the Flats of Belize

Last week, I returned from my third visit to El Pescador Lodge in northern Belize. Obviously this trip was under different circumstances than my previous ones, so I had to take additional precautions to get there: I was . . .

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