Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge 01.05.12

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This week’s Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge is all about inshore and offshore saltwater fly fishing—how to find fish, what gear to use, how to retrieve the fly, etc. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

The winner of the random drawing for last week’s quiz was commenter “william j,” who had exactly the same score as the previous two winners. Perhaps there’s a “lucky” score, even if it is just barely passing.

Good luck!



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Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge 12.29.11

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This week’s Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge is all about stillwater fishing—the best gear, which insects you should imitate, how to cast, etc. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

The winner of the random drawing for last week’s quiz was commenter Gabriel Galvis, who score needs a little work.

Good luck!

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Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge 12.22.11

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This week’s Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge is all about dry-fly fishing—how to know which to use, identifying riseforms, where to cast, etc. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

The winner of the random drawing for last week’s quiz was commenter EricN, who just sneaked into the “passing” zone.

Good luck!



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Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge 12.15.11

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This week’s Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge is all about urban fly fishing—what fish to target, where to find them, and how to catch them. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

The winner of the random drawing for last week’s quiz was commenter Nick, who scored 90%. I believe that makes him our highest scoring book recipient.

Good luck!



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Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge 12.08.11

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Tom Rosenbauer is back, which I know will make many of you happy. This week’s Trivia Challenge covers everything from casting to wading to controlling the speed of your fly in the water. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

Last week’s winner, Norman Boucher, had this to say about his prize:

Tom’s book arrived yesterday, and I went through it page by page last night. I am just so delighted to have it. The book is very impressive, a beautiful work, and as a beginning-level fly tier I will put it to a lot of use.

The winner of the random drawing for last week’s quiz was commenter ted1, who did better than most on what was apparently a pretty tough quiz, judging from the scores and comments.

Good luck!



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Take the Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge for 12.01.11

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Tom Rosenbauer is on vacation, so you’re stuck with me for another Trivia Challenge. This one covers everything from world records to fish migrations to fly names, so you’d better put your thinking cap on. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

The winner of the random drawing for the November 17th quiz was commenter Norman Boucher, who was not surprised by his sub-par score and wrote, “Gotta try steelhead or salmon fishing one of these days.”

Good luck!



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Take the Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge about Salmon and Steelhead

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From the mind of Tom Rosenbauer comes yet another Trivia Challenge, this time about salmon and steelhead fishing—covering everything from locating fish to differences among species, to which knots you might use. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

The winner of last week’s random drawing was commenter “George” (no last name), who was disappointed with his score, but surely the prize will salve the mental wounds. Good luck!

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Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge: Nymphing

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From the mind of Tom Rosenbauer comes yet another Trivia Challenge, this time about nymph fishing—covering everything from casting to tactics to fly choices. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to the Essential American Flies, a great resource for anyone who enjoys tying flies.

The winner of last week’s random drawing was commenter “Winston” (no last name), who almost disqualified himself by simply writing “ouch!” but then came back and added his score. Good luck!



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Take the Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge for a chance to win a signed book from Tom

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Tom is back! This time, he’s put together a quiz about warmwater fly fishing, covering everything from species to tactics to fly choices. Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to Small Stream Fly Fishing, a great resource for anyone who enjoys chasing trout in mountain or meadow streams.

The winner of last week’s random drawing was commenter “Jeff” (no last name). Good luck!



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Take the Tom Rosenbauer Trivia Challenge for a chance to win a signed copy of Tom’s book

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Tom is out of the office this week, so I put the quiz together. I must say, I think it’s pretty darned tough. If you score high on this one, you should be very proud of yourself.

Post your score in the comments below to become eligible for our giveaway: One lucky commenter, chosen at random, will win a signed copy of Tom’s recent book The Orvis Guide to Small Stream Fly Fishing, a great resource for anyone who enjoys chasing trout in mountain or meadow streams.

The winner of last week’s random drawing was a commenter with the interesting handle “dirtysouth.” Good luck!



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