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Tippets: Maclean Literary Festival, Back Cast Technique, Hatch Photo Contest

A celebration of the literary great, Norman Maclean, will be held this summer centered around Seeley Lake, Montana. “In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean: a Literary Festival” will take place July 10-13, 2015. Visit the festival website for more details. Anglers … more

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How to Take Fish-Friendly Photos with a GoPro

Tim Flagler offers detailed instructions for taking fish-friendly photos using a GoPro camera in this week’s featured video. “Believe it or not, with the GoPro and net rig you can even get some selfie type, grip and grin shots if that’s … more

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Quixotic Quest

Some of the most accomplished photographers of the sport share their images of the “quixotic pursuit” of fly fishing in a recent photo essay article via Big Sky Journal.

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Save the Tarpon Fundraising Campaign

Save the Tarpon is raising funds to continue their fight against a SLAPP lawsuit filed by the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series, and to move forward with conservation and education work. For more information and to donate, visit their GoFundMe campaign page.

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Video: Umpqua Tailgater Organizer


Jeff Fryover, president and CEO of Umpqua Feather Merchants, explains the company’s newest offering in the “gear organization” category, the Tailgater Organizer. Umpqua has devised a surprisingly affordable option for gathering all your fishing equipment in your car. You can … more

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Quick Tip: Summertime Camping Hacks


Okay, admittedly I’m jumping the gun here a little bit, but camping season is just around the corner, and who doesn’t want to sleep under the stars after a day of catching fish? Here are a few random tips I’ve … more

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Video: Make a Homemade Bobbin with Chinese Take Out


Here’s one for all you DIY people… You didn’t misread that headline. According to Jim Misiura, you can make a homemade thread bobbin with an ink pen tube, some spring wire from some Chinese take out, a few beads and … more

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Video Hatch: “Long Live the King”

From Fly Out Media comes this trailer for a film highlighting the Alaskan King Salmon and the pressure being put on the species.

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Video Hatch: “Silt”

The cruise ships that come and go from Key West harbor over 300 times each year are not without dire environmental impact, shown in this short film from William Benson.

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Fracking Chemicals in the Colorado River

Chemicals used in the fracking process have been discovered in the Colorado River, a drinking water source for nearly thirty million people.  “This could raise the risk of reproductive, metabolic, neurological and other diseases, especially in children who are exposed … more

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