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Spring Creeks by Mike Lawson

Fly fishing in Puget Sound for sea run cutthroat trout and coho salmon means the typical fly is a baitfish or crustacean pattern – think Clousers, Deceivers, and the like. And most of the casting is blind casting surface or sub surface patterns where presentation isn’t always essential. As a…

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Return to the Henry’s Fork

As part of a visit to my son and his family in Bozeman, I decided I needed to make a slight detour and fish the Henry’s Fork again. The trip out from Gig Harbor was sunny and mild with hours of easy driving – I like long road trips in…

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Henry’s Fork Country

Last year, my wife and I fished the Henry’s Fork for the first time (see trip report). Thanks again to Justin Waters of the Gig Harbor Fly Shop for giving us recommendations for where to fish – particularly the Wood River Road. Today i came across the following video –…

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Fly Fishing The Greater Yellowstone: Lessons Learned

Any experience, or set of experiences, in life will result in memories; hopefully more good than bad. But experience without an opportunity to learn from that experience means Travel, and most life experiences for that matter, result in memories – hopefully more good than bad. In addition, if we pay…

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Fly Fishing The Greater Yellowstone: The Trip

Any journey, even to a familiar place, can lead to discovery, whether that discovery is seeing something new or learning something new – even about oneself. So it was with the trip my wife Terri and I took to Greater Yellowstone. Except for visiting our son and his family in…

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“Learning from the Water” by Rene Harrop

January can be a challenge for many fly fishers across the northern latitudes. Bitterly cold air, numbing water temperatures, shorter hours of daylight, and languid fish holding in deep pools mean few to no days on the water. With the exception of winter steelheaders, fly fishing for most in January…

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