#MomentofChill: Little Drummer Boy

Male ruffed grouse “drum” in springtime as a way to establish territory and to attract females. Although it looks as if the sound is caused by the bird’s wings hitting its chest, the sound actually comes from small sonic booms. The wings beat up to five . . .

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#MomentofChill: Between Water and Air

Today’s #MomentofChill is from Tight Loops. Shot in Yellowstone National Park, the video offers a unique perspective on the intersection of two elements—water and air. . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.09.19: Flats Fantasy

Sight-casting to bonefish in skinny water is a challenge that many fly fishers see as a vital rite of passage in their development. Once your angling skills reach a certain level, it’s time to test them against an especially spooky and powerful quarry, as . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.08.19: Homeward Bound

The watershed of Alaska’s Bristol Bay is home to the world’s last great wild-salmon population. Each year, more than 50 million sockeyes enter the system, returning to their natal . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.06.19: Salmon Rain

Today’s #MomentofChill, comes from the great Todd Moen of Catch Magazine and features his young son swinging for salmon on a typically wet morning in British Columbia. The reward for his hardiness is a bright-chrome coho salmon, landed just a . . .

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#MomentofChill 12.05.19: The Hum of Wings

Here is your daily #MomentofChill, featuring a stunning Calliope hummingbird, filmed by Trey Mullen of Brush Creek Ranch. The Calliope hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope) is the smallest bird in the United States, measuring just three inches . . .

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#GivingTuesday #MomentofChill: Save Bristol Bay

The rivers of Alaska’s Bristol Bay are home to the world’s largest runs of sockeye salmon, like those shown here. Near the headwaters of this incredible resource, a Canadian mining company has proposed an open-pit copper and gold mine of . . .

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Black Friday #MomentofChill: Lord of the Flats

Lemon sharks, Negaprion brevirostris, inhabit many bonefish flats, and many a wading angler has held their breath at the sight of a dorsal fin headed right for them. However, these sharks are not normally aggressive toward humans. There has never been . . .

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Your Happy Thanksgiving #MomentofChill

Here is today’s #MomentofChill, a from Trey Mullen of Brush Creek Ranch, which features a beautiful cutthroat trout gorging itself on mayflies. I hope you have the opportunity to do the same with family and friends today! Cutthroat trout . . .

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