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Swinging, for British Columbia Bull Trout (Video)

Spent some time in British Columbia in October and recently put together a little video on that trip for American Angler. The target was bull trout because I’d gotten word that there were some brutes eating streamers, including patterns that … Continue reading

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Ned’s Dead

A backpack trip into north Idaho’s cutthroat and bull trout bastion brings humor and grief, via an unexpected surprise in wading boots. Note: I gave a presentation last night to the Fly Fisher’s of the Bitterroot Club in Hamilton, Montana … Continue reading

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South Fork Boise: Update on bull trout

Back in January I was speaking with Nick Coe, who works with Icy Bay Lodge out of Yakutat, Alaska, a silver salmon fisherman’s paradise. He spends winters in Idaho and recently sent a text with some interesting pics after fishing … Continue reading

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Hot Weather? Salmon River Fish Move to Tributaries

Concentrate on Tributary Mouths and You’ll Find Fish I used to interview the chief biologist for every major stream in the northern Rockies—each year—and I learned a ton of useful information from many of them. There were things that we … Continue reading

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Ruling Gives Bull Trout More Protection

A new future for bull trout begins I started fishing bull trout back in the early 1990s on western Montana’s Rock Creek. People used to say, “You’re fishing for what?” They only became interested when I would say, “Yea, bull … Continue reading

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Ned’s Dead

A North Idaho Near Disaster Backpack trips into remote trout streams are usually about having too much stuff—too much food, too many pairs of underwear,

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British Columbia Bull Trout and Cutthroat

Hard going for big trout Over time, and especially now that my life includes family, I’ve learned that each extended trip to some fresh fly-fishing turf ought to be lived like it’s the last time you’ll ever see the place. … Continue reading

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