Trout Bum of the Week LXXVI: Bryan Huskey


Bryan Huskey gets ready to release his most memorable fish ever. . .a roosterfish caught from the beach in Mexico.
Photo by Paul Moinester

Bryan Huskey is a filmmaker and photographer from Boise, Idaho. He’s probably best known in the fly-fishing world for his film “Doc of the Drakes,” about an octogenarian angler suffering . . .

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Video: Why Fly Fish?

Here’s a fun video from Tommy Day that seeks to explain visually what’s so great about this sport we love. Rarely have so many different scenes been crammed into so little space so . . .

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Photos: When Life and Luck Collide

Written by: Brian O’Keefe


The bass were feeding ahead of a cold front in Deschutes national Forest.
Photos by Brian O’Keefe

The other day, I drove up into the Deschutes National Forest in search of some big bass. I had my 8 weight, a few flies and poppers, a couple donuts, and some lemonade. Since I was boatless, . . .

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Photos of the Day: Two Big Ones from the Metolius


The rainbows of the Metolius are known for their stunning colors.
Photo by Brian O’Keefe

I got a great email from my friend, Brian O’Keefe yesterday, which contained these photos. O’keefe has been one of fly fishing’s top photographers for more than two decades, and he. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Fat Rainbow on a Chubby Chernobyl

Written by: Damien Nurre, Deep Canyon Outfitters


The rainbows on the Deschutes love the big bugs!
Photo by Damien Nurre

Stonefly season is winding down on the Lower Deschutes, and it was a good one. Trout were keying into the adult salmonflies and golden stones, hammering any well placed fly under the trees. This fish was caught on a Chubby Chernobyl in. . .

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