• Treasure from the...

    What started out as another casual day in camp with my family ended up being one of the highlights of this summer. We woke up late, crawled out of our tents, stumbled over to the stove and patiently waited on the coffee to brew. Not yet fully awake with the sun already beaming down on us we deci...

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  • Into the Unknown

    With a mix of trepidation and excitement I loaded my bags into the DH-2 Beaver, a float plane built in 1960.  I’ve read Hatchet, I know how this story ends. Luckily the baby face pilot with a southern drawl emerged, assuaging my fears. In what seemed mere minutes we were touching down on the ocea...

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  • High Water Fishin...

    Here are few tips from former guide, Colorado native and RepYourWater Co-Founder Garrison for fishing high water in the mountain west. Keep in mind that every river has its own ins and outs, so make sure to drop in at your local fly shop before you head out... 1. Don't be intimidated - High ...

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  • Big Spring Bass o...

    “The wind had picked up, splashing some chop onto the cattails, the temperature was dropping and the light was getting low. In other words, it was that time of the day with big fish potential. Twitch, twitch, a subtle thump, a solid set up, and whatever was on the other end felt so heavy it was ...

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  • The CuttyRainBrow...

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    The existence of the CuttyRainBrown trout has been, since I first introduced it to the angling public in a 2012 YouTube video, doubted, ridiculed and considered a joke. Despite my claim to have brought two CuttyRainBrowns to the net, one near the “S” turns in Idaho’s Silver Creek and a 2nd in a ...

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  • The start to floa...

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    Fat, waterlogged snowflakes falling and sun-filled, cloudless days are what spring volatility is made of.  When planning the first float of the season memories of late March blizzards sat heavy in my memory. As we cruised over the mountain passes in the dark to beat ski traffic we watched the das...

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