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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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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