Author Archives: Marshall Cutchin

More on Yellowstone Cutthroat Plan

Chris Hunt, Eat More Brook Trout blogger and author of Shin Deep: A Fly Fisher’s Love For Moving Water, calls the proposals in the National Park Service’s new plan for non-natives in Yellowstone “progressive and thoughtful.” “Two of the plan’s … more

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New Fly Rods: Rise Fishing Company's Level and In-Stream Series

Both new rod offerings from Rise Fishing Company are made from IM-8 and IM-10 graphite blanks and feature extra tips, rod socks and cases. The Level saltwater series retails for $249.99 and the In-Stream Freshwater rods for $229.99. Read more … more

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Video: Using the Half Hitch MAG Bobbin

A new video in the MidCurrent Gear Guide shows how to use Rite Bobbin’s new Half Hitch MAG bobbin. “The O-ring grip doubly acts as a thread-keeper and color code for thread identification. The surgical stainless steel barrel has a …

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Blue River: The Place You Hope Your Car Breaks Down

“‘My buddy Ryan’s car broke down on the way down to South Park to fish the Dream Stream, so we just decided to throw on the gear in the City Market parking lot and walk down the highway with our … more

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IGFA Certifies 26-Pound Landlocked Salmon Record

On Monday the International Game Fish Association certified Tom Aufiero’s fly-caught 26-pound, 12-ounce landlocked Atlantic Salmon as the new All-Tackle record. Guided by Matt Supinski, owner of the Gray Drake Lodge on the Muskegon River, Aufiero caught the fish in … more

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Profile: Gunpowder Riverkeeper Theaux Le Gardeur

Theaux Le Gardeur is more than a riverkeeper — he’s also the owner of Backwater Angler in Hereford, Maryland. But the 40-year-old Louisiana native and marine scientist is committed to protecting the Gunpowder River and water-quality issues generally, and as … more

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Angling Trade Lists "20 Great Things Happening in Fly Fishing"

In their March issue, now available online in e-mag format, Angling Trade lists “20 Great Things Happening in Fly Fishing, Right Now.” Included are Orvis’s Fly Fishing 101 program, the New Rod Revolution, the Embrace-a-Stream matching grant program, and “Sili … more

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New Apps: iCast Virtual Fly Casting Coach

Produced by On the Fly Productions (the same folks who brought us “Once in a Blue Moon” and who’ve come out with a gorgeous new casting DVD called “Casts that Catch Fish“), the new iCast Virtual Casting Coach app ($2.99) …

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Tippets: $9.57 Fly-Tying Vise, Jupiter Growth's Philip Matthews, 480 Permit and Counting

Looks better than Vise Grips: For under $10 techy fly fisher Michael Gracie put together a fly-tying vise that features a size 2 X-Acto knife. Further evidence that fly-fishing is the preferred sport of financial gurus: rising Jupiter Growth star … more

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John Haines Poetry : "To My Father"

As we were writing about the death of “Poet of the Wild” John Haines last week, reader John DeMott pointed us to a Haines poem entitled “To My Father.” As a tribute to the poet and and as a reminder … more

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