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2 Guys, 7 Days, 45 Miles, 500 Trout

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Fish with JD has a cool video chronicling a drop off float trip in Alaska. His site also has a very useful destintation guide for the Trinity River in northern California.

Wild Alaskan Rafting & Fly Fishing Trip from Fish with JD on Vimeo.

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And I thought I got fat over the holidays

January 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I ate like a pig, or should I say, ate like a seal in a fish hatchery. At least the authorities didn’t have to cover my head with a towel and roll me into the ocean.
Here is a seal fur pattern that catches large browns:

This enterprising seal decided that catching fish in a barrel beats [...]

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PBS Report: “Trout and Drought”

November 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

PBS aired a report Friday called Trout and Drought.  This report examines the relationship between global warming and the Montana trout fisheries.  I thought the report was informative, featuring interviews with fly fishing guides, farmers, and politicians.
A couple of key points:

A longer summer drought increases water temperatures, which we know is not good for trout
Trout [...]

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