Trout

Mud Hole Browns

  • By: Chad Mason
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Don't ignore the dark water for big trout

Winter

  • By: Jim Reilly
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In the back seat of my car my fly rod is still strung up with the big streamer I'd last used in October in a desperate, Hail Mary attempt to catch a smallmouth bass before winter's onset. It was cold, the wind was howling and I gave up after the time it takes to drink one beer. Now I'll settle into my

The Mining Law of 1872

  • By: Ted Williams
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The law that time forgot

Who Needs Grayling?

  • By: Ted Williams

A special fish struggles to hang on in the Lower 48 On a fine summer morning in 1991 my son and I were wet-wading up the Gibbon River in Yellowstone National Park, exercising brown trout on puffy dry flies. We were about to turn back when I hooked and landed a fish of a lifetime. It was a grayling-all

10 Minute Ties

  • By: A. K. Best
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Large Matukas: Big browns at twilight and dusk? Here's the fly...

Conservation

  • By: Ted Williams
Fluvial grayling are abundant in Alaska and Canada  but in the Lower     they are nearly wiped out

Who Needs Grayling? A special fish struggles to hang on in the Lower 48

Editor's Notes

  • By: Paul Guernsey
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Just A Lovely Day

Where Baitfish Don't Belong

  • By: Ted Williams

Wild trout water more beautiful than northern Maine's Big Reed Pond doesn't exist. It is embraced by one of the few remaining old-growth forests in the East. It is one of about 307 lakes in the nation (305 in Maine) that still sustain native brook trout undefiled by hatchery genes and one of only 14

Where Baitfish Don't Belong

  • By: Ted Williams

The most-recent issue of FR&R takes the shine out of shiners.

Don Quixote de la Michigan

  • By: Chad Mason

Chasing giant mayflies on the Rogue and Muskegon rivers