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“Go Big on Small Water” – by Akasha Bopp

There is an undeniable allure to small, intimate streams. Here in the west where I call home, there are hundreds of small to really small bodies of flowing water that hold populations of trout. The attraction of these flows for me is the simplicity that they invite. I...

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“Swivels to Minimize Line Twists” – by Dan Anthon

My clients know how I love to pursue fish with dry flies. Tossing emergers along a banks to sipping brown trout or swinging skaters over a tailout for steelhead, it's become my favorite approach for catching fish. Due to several variables, fish don't always look to...

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“Bad Ass Glass” – by Lee Baermann

If I had picked up this rod and cast it, then been asked to name it, I don’t think I could have come up with a better name than Bad Ass Glass.You may also remember me as the guy who hated Tim Rajeff, ate a pound or two of crow and now have a long-distance bromance...

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“Autumn in the High Country” – By Michael Salomone

In the beginning of autumn, bug hatches are dwindling and cool evening air has transformed the big rivers into streamer water. Winter will be here soon to lock up the high country and its abundant small streams. The last opportunities to flex your light-line dry fly...

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“Fishing Alone” – by Hogan Brown

I don’t spend much time alone these days. With two young kids, more jobs than I care to list and a full slate of other responsibilities, time to myself is nearly non-existent. It hasn’t always been so busy, though. I grew up as an only child on 20 acres along a river,...

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“Pink Salmon need love, too!” – by Mark Hieronymus

When most folks think of fly fishing in Alaska, the image that most likely comes to mind is a few anglers fishing a wide, slow tundra river from a big gravel bar in search of large rainbow trout. Another image is a hooked silver salmon erupting from the water in a...

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“Small Stream Dreams” – by James Garrettson

It’s runoff time. Your favorite river looks like Willy Wonka’s chocolate river and you want to fish. What do you do with all this new-found free time? Cry and binge watch conspiracy documentaries on YouTube? Send your ex a “how are you?” text. Perhaps a deadly...

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