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Steven Brutger

Raised on a family-owned guest ranch in Montana, Steven Brutger is a Westerner who has been criticized for having terrible East coast geography. Steven also works for Trout Unlimited, protecting the places we hunt and fish, and is a cofounder of Stalking The Seam, a website dedicated to hunting, angling and family.   See more of Steven’s photography at www.stevenbrutger.com.

Author Articles

"Three Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Fly Fishing"

There is always more to learn. In my prime I devoured information, anywhere I could get it, like a hungry great white. I would talk sink tips or nymphing techniques from [insert your favorite European nation here] late into the night. But lately I’ve been lazy, or maybe just disengaged. I’m a mediocre to slightly above average angler who’s typically...

Broken, Again and Again and....

Bad luck, lack of skill, karma, it’s hard to say. What seems certain is that I’ve far exceeded my quota of broken rods for the year. Maybe it’s because I went several years without breaking one. But five, and it is still September, that seems excessive. Other than the end result there doesn’t seem to be a trend, but here’s how it went down...

Cooler Packing: For Multi-Day Trips

My wife is smarter and more meticulous than I am. She is in charge when it comes to packing our cooler. Through trial, error and advice from others, she has developed a good system for maximizing the potential of our cooler and keeping  ice for as long as possible. Here’s her method: Freeze any food ahead of time that can be frozen and doesn’t need...