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Idaho’s Boise River Trout Rebound … and how it could be better

Saw this article from the Idaho Statesman today and thought many of you would be interested to know that the mainstem Boise River is offering as many as 5,000 trout a mile, a 16-fold population increase since 1994. Biologist Joe … Continue reading

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Drink of The Week: Moonshine

Moonshine Madness, Salmon, Idaho style Maybe I shouldn’t admit this, but I once built a still under my grandparent’s deck. I got a few dribbles of liquid, not much, but enough to have probably caused my frustrations with

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Winter Campout: Idaho’s South Fork Boise River

It’s as easy as this—you get your winter-weary ass off that couch, tie a few Zebra Midges and Brassies, plus a few Parachute Baetis, and you drive an hour from Boise or as long as it takes from anywhere else … Continue reading

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October Caddis on Idaho’s Kelly Creek

I am not afraid to admit my interest in tailwater streams and large rainbow and brown trout, but cutthroat trout, especially the west-slope cutthroat, are a rare breed and I give them full respect, especially when chasing that beautiful fish … Continue reading

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