#MomentofChill 12.07.18: Plains Bison

The bison (Bison bison) of Yellowstone have inhabited the region continuously since prehistoric times. The Yellowstone herd is the nation’s largest on public land, and their genetics have. . .

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#MomentofChill 12.03.18: Far North Float

Today’s #momentofchill is from Cory Luoma of Fly Out Media, and it shows the start of an incredible float trip down a remote Alaska river. It’s 100 miles of wilderness and water to the pickup point. This tributary of . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.30.18: Fall Small-Stream Magic

Today’s #momentofchill is from our own Joel Ruby and features our friend, Maria–who is assistant manager of the Orvis Outlet in Manchester, Vermont–casting for brook trout on a stream near Orvis HQ, amid . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.29.18: The Last Frontier

Today’s #momentofchill is from Cory Luoma of Fly Out Media, and it’s an example of how the sheer magnitude of the Alaskan landscape is awe-inspiring. At 663,268 square miles, Alaska is the . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.28.18: Sibling Rivalry

Today’s #momentofchill features a pair of beautiful puppies play-fighting outside. For some puppies, wrestling is a favorite game. Dogs can also use wrestling to communicate with each other, as well as to burn off excess energy. Most of the play puppies . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.27.18: 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 beneath the falls on the Copper River. Near the headwaters of this incredible resource, a Canadian mining company has proposed an . . .

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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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#MomentofChill 11.22.18: Cutthroat Thanksgiving

Cutthroat trout are known for their lazy takes, as they eat adult mayflies off the water’s surface. When a mayfly transforms from a nymph to a dun (or subimago), it cannot fly until its wings dry, so it is . . .

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#MomentofChill 11.21.18: End of the Hunt

Today’s #MomentofChill is from our own Joel Ruby, and it captures the feeling of tiredness and satisfaction that comes at the end of a great day in the field with dogs and good friends. The grasslands of central . . .

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