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Five Quick Tips for Winter Fishing

Five Quick Tips for Winter Fishing
December 20, 2022

Why your favorite winter rod is a 6 wt.

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Five Tips For Fall Fishing with Kevin Howell

Five Tips For Fall Fishing with Kevin Howell
October 28, 2022

Fall is a magical time on the river, the leaves are in full color, there is a bit of a nip in the air and the fish seem to have a sense of urgency in their feeding. Here are five tips to help you make the most out of your fall trip to the river.

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Things To Consider for Fishing In Warm Weather

Things To Consider for Fishing In Warm Weather
July 6, 2022

Cold Water Fish and Warm Water Temperature don't alway mix the best.

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Five Helpful Tips for Fishing Low Warm Water

Five Helpful Tips for Fishing Low Warm Water
June 27, 2022

Over the years I have been forced to fish for trout in some of the worst possible conditions, from high water, to days that the ice freezes instantly on your guides. The absolute hardest fishing of all though is the low hot water of late summer.

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Five Flies to Never Leave Home Without

Five Flies to Never Leave Home Without
June 16, 2022

Keep these in your box no matter the season.

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The Dynamic Duo: How to Setup the Hopper Dropper

The Dynamic Duo: How to Setup the Hopper Dropper
May 31, 2022

Summertime brings warmer temperatures and with warmer temperatures comes more terrestrials. One of the most effective ways to fish terrestrials is a hopper dropper or dry dropper format.

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Five Tips for Figuring Out What the Smallies are Eating

Five Tips for Figuring Out What the Smallies are Eating
May 23, 2022

How did you know that they would not eat a popping bug but would eat this fly?!

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Canadian Trophy Northern Pike

Fishing for Trophy Northern Pike in Canada

Canadian Trophy Northern Pike

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