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Fishing Etiquette: Spot Burning

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Sharing information about fishing is always a balance. A balance between 1) inspiring and informing people to get out and have a successful day...

Fishing Etiquette: Tips for Handling Big Fish

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Just because you catch a giant doesn't mean that your fish handling techniques get thrown out the window. Here are 9 tips to help...

Video of the Week: Extended Play – The Ethan Parsons Story

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In this Video of the Week, we catch up with Waist Deep Media and Ethan Parsons in their newest film about Ethan and his...
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How To Fly Fish Yellowstone National Park

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Casting terrestrials below a steep bank of tall grass with bison groaning in the distance was the draw for me at 8 years of...

Fishing Etiquette: Trout Handling Best Practices

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When practicing catch and release fishing it’s important to note that different species require different handling practices. Compared to other game fish, trout are...
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#OneAndDone – A Winter Steelhead Pledge

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Winter steelhead populations in the Pacific Northwest have been on the decline for many years now. They face different challenges from harvest, hydropower/dams, habitat...

Fishing Ethics: De-Barbing Hooks

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Some of us learn the easy way, others the hard way... But, at some point in your fly fishing journey, everyone discovers the importance...

How to Embrace Busy Rivers: Dan “Rooster” Leavens

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A quick note from Rooster at Stonefly Outfitters: A quick word to everyone that is here to fly fish in Montana: "Historically the second week of...
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Fishing Etiquette – How To Navigate a Fly Shop

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Fly shops are special places— sources of local fishing information, the original social media hubs, cultural focal points, and one-stop shops for all things...

Video of the Week: For Wilds Sake: The Rare Trout Chronicles...

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In this Video of the Week, we catch up with Chase and Aimee from Tight loops focusing on their newest project since Big Land...