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A Stream Trout Primer by Matt Straw + Tippet Chart

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A Stream Trout Primer by Matt Straw + Tippet Chart

Stream trout were the glamour fish of the early-to-mid twentieth century. Wild settings, clear water, solitude, and a “River-Runs-Through-It” kind of self assurance captivated the angling audience. The writings of Hemmingway, Wulff, Schweibert, Haig-Brown, and many others played no small part in the romance. The sleek, stylish profile is built for speed and splitting current. The jewel-like red, blue, or black spots, and the pristine habitats they thrive in continue to inspire literature by great authors and daydreams by the millions. Stream trout are spooky. A shadow overhead, a vibration sent through the ground, a glimpse of sudden movement, the...

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World-Class Brown Trout Fishing by Jim Teeny

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World-Class Brown Trout Fishing by Jim Teeny

  It’s always been a dream of mine to catch big German brown trout on a fly. In Montana, if you got a 4- pound-plus brown you would make the wall in Dan Bailey’s Fly Shop. For most of us, a 4-pound trout would be considered a big trout. I live in Oregon and we also have big browns in some of our waters but they are hard to catch. I landed my first big German brown in Wisconsin when my friend Dave Halblom and I were teaching a class. On the second day, I spotted a different fish amongst...

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