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Public Lands, Public Hands
 
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Efforts to sell of vast chunks of public lands to reduce the federal deficit are running up against staunch opponents: hunters and anglers. Find out more at http://www.tu.org/public-lands-action
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Trout Tips   Fly Line Color
 
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Explore a series of videos to help make your fishing better with Trout Unlimited.
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Jillian Lukiwski | A public lands story
 
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Photographer, angler, writer and backcountry enthusiast Jillian Lukiwski talks about her experiences on our public lands. Tell your story and sign the petition at tu.org/publiclands
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Frank Moore | A public lands story
 
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Frank Moore, a World War II veteran and a legendary steward of the North Umpqua River, discusses his personal connection to America's public lands.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise 2011 - Episode 1 - Teton River, ID
 
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The third season of Trout Unlimited's television program, On the Rise, airs on Sportsman Channel. The show airs at the following times: Mondays at 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. Fridays at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. (All times Eastern.) For additional information, visit http://www.tu.org/ontherise
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TROUT Tips: The Mend
 
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Explore a series of videos to help make your fishing better with Trout Unlimited.
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Teton Canyon -- A Wild Legacy at Risk
 
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Idaho's Teton River Canyon is a stronghold for native cutthroat trout and a wild national treasure -- but it's threatened by a proposal to rebuild Teton Dam, which failed disastrously in 1976. TU is leading the fight to save the canyon and is proposing commonsense alternatives to a new dam. Click on the video below to learn more about the canyon's unique wild resources and why they deserve protection.
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TROUT Tips: Reading Water
 
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Explore a series of videos to help make your fishing better with Trout Unlimited.
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Birthright | A public lands story
 
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The threat of losing our public lands looms large. That threat grows, passing like wildfire through halls of Congress and state capitols, spreading its invasive rhetoric in our communities. People with soft hands and expensive suits tell us “It’s just transfer. It’s not like we’re selling them.” It’s not just transfer. And it is a big deal. tu.org/publiclands
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The Trinity River - Leslie Ajari
 
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The steelhead and salmon runs of northern California are legendary. However, these runs are now a fraction of their former numbers. Drought, development, dams, and water diversions have all contributed to reducing populations and angling opportunities, especially in coastal streams north of San Francisco -- a region often referred to as the Lost Coast. Yet good fish habitat remains here, and some rivers continue to offer premier angling opportunities for wild steelhead. A coalition of sportsmen groups, conservation organizations, business and property owners, fisheries scientists, tribes, and community members along the Lost Coast has come together around a landmark proposal: to protect and restore the last, best wild steelhead and salmon habitat on public lands in Trinity, Humboldt, Del Norte, and Mendocino counties. The clean, cold water that flows from these lands and the sporting assets they provide are a key part of California’s unique outdoor heritage. Join us in this movement today, to protect and improve the best of what’s left for Lost Coast steelhead and salmon. http://www.tu.org/wsu-action?vvsrc=%2fPetitions%2f761%2fRespond
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise - Show 8 Clip
 
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Show 8: Lower Mountain Fork, Oklahoma - Who knew there were trout in Oklahoma? Just across the Texas border, Frank finds fish in a place that TU is actively working to protect. Trout Unlimited: On the Rise airs 5 times a week on Sportsman Channel.
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Upper Colorado: A River on the Brink
 
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Denver, do you know where your water comes from? This new short documentary "Tapped Out" looks at the massive water diversions to the Front Range that are pushing the Upper Colorado River to the point of ecological collapse, endangering fabled fisheries as well as local economies. A must-see for anyone who cares about protecting our rivers and outdoors heritage.
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Restoring Little Springs Creek, Idaho -- Trout Unlimited
 
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Trout Unlimited's Idaho Water Project is partnering with local ranchers and the Snake River Cutthroat chapter to restore an important steelhead and salmon spawning tributary on the Lemhi River -- Little Springs Creek . TU project manager Jerry Myers explains the challenges faced and the encouraging progress that has been made as of June 2010, after only six months of restoration work.
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The Fix
 
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In Idaho’s Upper Salmon River Basin, the Yankee Fork has long-suffered as a river which is unable to recover from dredge-mining and timber harvest that occurred during the area’s gold-rush, around the turn of the 20th century. Join in watching this chronicle of how a large collaborative group, including TU, has been working since 2009 to restore the habitat that the Yankee Fork’s declining salmon, steelhead, and native fish populations need for survival.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise 2011 - Episode 4 - Upper Connecticut River, NH
 
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The third season of Trout Unlimited's television program, On the Rise, airs on Sportsman Channel. The show airs at the following times: Mondays at 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. Fridays at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. (All times Eastern.) For additional information, visit http://www.tu.org/ontherise
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise - Show 7 Clip
 
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Show 7: Pyramid Lake, Nevada - Fishing for Lahontan cutthroat trout, Frank finds that duct tape is an invaluable item to keep in his fishing vest. Here, he employs some very interesting tactics to hook into some very large, native fish. Trout Unlimited: On the Rise airs 5 times a week on Sportsman Channel.
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Madison River Valley  Saving a Last Best Place HD
 
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The Madison River Valley, in southwest Montana near the west entrance to Yellowstone National Park, is one of West’s last best places. Trout Unlimited is partnering with the Trust for Public Land to restore flows and protect habitat and open space in the Madison Valley, a critical migration corridor for wildlife and a world-class wild trout fishery. Outfitter and Sun Ranch manager Craig Mathews explains how the partnership is keeping the river and its tributaries healthy and protecting the valley from overdevelopment.
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Hunters and Anglers Need a Restored Clean Water Act
 
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Tell your elected officials to protect clean water for hunting and fishing: http://www.tu.org/wotus-alert The Clean Water Act is our most powerful tool for protecting aquatic habitat for fish and wildlife. It was written at a time when lakes and rivers served as dumping grounds for toxic wastes and flammable chemicals. Since then, we have made immense progress nationwide toward cleaning up our waters, restoring fish and wildlife habitat, protecting drinking water sources, combatting wetland loss and growing a $200 billion a year sportsmen’s economy that runs on clean water.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise 2011 - Episode 6  - Boise River, ID
 
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The third season of Trout Unlimited's television program, On the Rise, airs on Sportsman Channel. The show airs at the following times: Mondays at 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. Fridays at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. (All times Eastern.) For additional information, visit http://www.tu.org/ontherise
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John Land Le Coq | A public lands story
 
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John Land Le Coq is the co-founder of the fly fishing brand Fishpond based in Colorado. Within the fly fishing industry Le Coq speaks out about how, as an industry, they can help protect these lands from transfer. Efforts to sell of vast chunks of public lands to reduce the federal deficit are running up against staunch opponents: hunters and anglers. Take action at: www.tu.org/publiclands
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Raising Gus | A public lands story
 
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The Eaton family headed out on a year-long journey fishing our public lands/waters throughout the country. In this video they share their experiences and talk about what public lands mean to them and their children. Go to www.tu.org/publiclands to find out more.
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Fish Haven Creek
 
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14 Degrees -- the Story of Wasson Creek Restoration
 
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Trout Unlimited is working with ranchers like Randy Mannix to restore key fish habitat such as Wasson Creek in Montana, a tiny tributary to the Blackfoot River that provides critical spawning areas for native cutthroat trout. By improving stream flows and riparian habitat, TU is helping Western rivers and streams survive the challenges of drought, fire and climate uncertainty. Moreover, Mannix talks about how working with TU is helping his family achieve their conservation goals for the ranch.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise 2011 - Episode 10 - Sandy River
 
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The third season of Trout Unlimited's television program, On the Rise, airs on Sportsman Channel. The show airs at the following times: Mondays at 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. Fridays at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. (All times Eastern.) For additional information, visit http://www.tu.org/ontherise
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Trout Unlimited on the Little Truckee River
 
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Healthy public Lands are at the core of all trout, salmon and steelhead fishing in California. Together, we can restore them to their full potential.
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Steelhead Files: Catch and Release
 
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Watch as John McMillan, science director for Trout Unlimited's Wild Steelhead Initiative walks through the proper technique to catch and release a steelhead, explaining the science behind it as he goes. Then, go to wildsteelheaders.org and click on "Be United" to sign the credo. Be part of this ambitious effort to restore wild steelhead to their native range across the West.
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Wild Trout: A Montana Fish Story
 
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In the 1970’s, young Montana biologist Dick Vincent discovered that stocking hatchery-reared trout on top of wild trout populations in the Madison River actually suppressed trout fishing. Based on his research, the state of Montana prohibited stocking streams occupied by wild trout populations turning fisheries managers’ attention to restoring habitat quality after decades of pollution, damming, and drying up streams. The shift in focus to quality stream habitat changed the trajectory of Montana’s legendary trout fisheries from a steady decline to world class. Since Montana’s wild trout policy took hold, angler conservationists with Trout Unlimited and its partners have unleashed four decades of restoring streams and the quantity and quality of the cold, clean waters trout and anglers depend upon. Wild Trout: A Montana Fish Story chronicles Montana’s conversion to wild trout fisheries and the profound changes still evident in our beloved trout fisheries.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise - Show 1 Clip
 
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Show 1: Alaska West - In the first of three Alaska shows, Frank travels to the Kanektok River where he leaves all ideas of small fish behind. Here he encounters silver salmon, Dolly Varden, grayling, huge rainbows and an occasional bear where this remote river meets the Bering Sea. Trout Unlimited: On the Rise airs 5 times a week on Sportsman Channel.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise 2011 - Episode 8 - Battenkill River
 
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The third season of Trout Unlimited's television program, On the Rise, airs on Sportsman Channel. The show airs at the following times: Mondays at 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. Fridays at 7:30 a.m. Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. (All times Eastern.) For additional information, visit http://www.tu.org/ontherise
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Sun River - Montana
 
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Over the years, the Sun River has suffered from chronic dewatering and sediment pollution from the aptly-named Muddy Creek. In an exemplary public-private partnership, the Sun River Watershed Group’s members worked with the Bureau of Reclamation, the Coca-Cola Company, and the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) to restore Sun River flows and reduce sediment. Key to the success of the public-private partnership was Reclamation’s Cooperative Watershed Management Act funding, which provided the Sun River Watershed Group with the capacity to help the Fort Shaw Irrigation District undertake ambitious infrastructure improvements with the goal of not only increasing the reliability of the District’s irrigation water delivery, but also to restore flows to the Sun River through the conserved water. Funded through Reclamation’s WaterSmart program, together with matching funds from the Coca-Cola Company and Montana’s DNRC, it was the partnership that brought together the diverse funding sources and led to a project with benefits to both irrigation and river flows.
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A Storm on the Horizon
 
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Efforts by TU and others to protect Wisconsin's Kinnickinnic River from the impacts of urban development.
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Cutthroat: Saving Yellowstone's Native Trout
 
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Cutthroat: Saving Yellowstone's Native Trout
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Trout Tips - The Haul
 
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TROUT Magazine editor Kirk Deeter discusses the haul technique for trout anglers in this Trout Tips episode.
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Utah Cutthroat Slam - Long
 
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The Utah Cutthroat Slam is a way to have an angling adventure and support our native trout legacy. For jut $20, you can register to embark on the challenge. Money raised will be used to help fund native cutthroat trout conservation projects across the state. Can you catch and release each of the four Utah cutthroat trout subspecies in their native waters?” Cutthroat trout are beautiful, live in pristine environments and are the only trout native to Utah and much of the Rocky Mountain region. Help Trout Unlimited and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources protect this natural treasure.
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Allegany State Park
 
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New York’s Allegany State Park is among the nation’s largest state parks, with extensive woods and waters that appeal to fishermen and hunters. Trout Unlimited is featuring Allegany State Park in its 10 Special Places report that features outstanding public fishing and hunting areas in the Central Appalachian region that could be at risk from the impacts of shale gas development.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise - Show 5 Clip
 
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Show 5: Long Island, N.Y. - Just off the highway, close to shopping malls and rush-hour traffic, Frank catches trout in the same place where Daniel Webster hooked a 14-pound brook trout in 1827. Trout Unlimited: On the Rise airs 5 times a week on Sportsman Channel.
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Truckee River Watershed
 
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Trout Unlimited completed the Little Truckee river fish habitat improvement project on over 3 miles of the Little Truckee River, a world-class wild trout fishery loved by many. Go to www.tu.org/tu-projects/truckee-river-project
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Trout Unlimited -- Helping to Train Bristol Bay's Next  Generation of Fly Fishing Guides
 
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Nine youngsters from the Bristol Bay region took part in the 2010 Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy sponsored in part by Trout Unlimited Alaska and the Nushagak-Mulchatna Wood-Tikchik Land Trust. The goal of the academy was to train local youth to work in Bristol Bay's lucrative sport fishing industry and to become conservation ambassadors for their beautiful but threatened region. Bristol Bay offers world-class angling opportunities. It is also where developers want to build one of the world's largest copper mines, a high-risk project called Pebble that could destroy Bristol Bay's salmon and trophy rainbow trout runs.
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TU's Chris Wood On the Benefits of the Clean Water Act
 
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An interview with Trout Unlimited President/CEO Chris Wood regarding the Clean Water Act.
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"Red Gold" Trailer
 
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Imagine a pristine Alaskan watershed with the most productive Sockeye salmon rivers in the world, teeming with millions of native fish pushing up river to spawn. Now imagine the world's largest open pit gold and copper mine at their headwaters. Produced by Felt Soul Media and Trout Unlimited Alaska, Red Gold is a one-hour documentary film on the proposed Pebble Mine told through the voices of commercial, subsistence and sport fishermen of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Learn more and buy the DVD at www.redgoldfilm.com.
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R L  Winston Rods
 
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Winston has been involved with BAMBOO since 1929, when Robert Winther and Lew Stoner began making innovative rods known for their craftsmanship and performance. Today, their commitment to this natural material remains steadfast. Each of these rods can take up to a year to build. Place one in your hand, and you will be holding over 85 years of cumulative knowledge and experience. This year, Winston is making 59 custom bamboo rods for Trout Unlimited. Find out how to get one now at tu.org
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Train the Trainer Casting 2012
 
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The Trout Unlimited 2012 Fly Casting-Train the Trainer video was created to assist Trout Unlimited volunteers to teach fly casting as part of their fly fishing classes and outreach education. Basic fly casting techniques as well as common casting problems and solutions are included.
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Trout Unlimited: On the Rise - Show 12 Clip
 
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Show 12: Hoh River - Early spring steelhead means long days of fishing, but that doesn't stop Frank and his TU friends from success. Trout Unlimited: On the Rise airs 5 times a week on Sportsman Channel.
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Documenting Salmon in Alaska's Most Threatened Watershed
 
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Fisheries biologist Sarah O"Neal spent the summer of 2009 documenting the presence of juvenile salmon in the Bristol Bay watershed where developers want to build the proposed Pebble gold and copper mine. It's part of a study funded by The Nature Conservancy and Trout Unlimited. O'Neal and her supervisor, Carol Ann Woody, PhD, have documented salmon in 92 miles of streams and rivers near the Pebble deposit that were previously not known to contain these anadromous fish. What the research shows is that salmon are present virtually everywhere around where the massive open-pit mine would be built. Conservationists, including Trout Unlimited and its partners, hope the research will lead to the protection of these important freshwater spawning and rearing grounds for Bristol Bay salmon. Bristol Bay produces the world's largest sockeye salmon runs. If Pebble is built, the mine would likely expose the region to acid mine drainage and other industrial discharges that threaten to harm Bristol Bay's prolific salmon, rainbow trout, Dolly Varden and other fish species. This video accompanies an article about the research in the Spring 2010 issue of Trout Magazine by Paula Dobbyn.
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Trout Tips | Small Streams
 
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Chris Hunt, with Trout Unlimited, talks about fly selection for small mountain streams.
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Best Wild Places 2010
 
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Trout Unlimited and Field and Stream have identified six intact landscapes with exceptional fishing and hunting opportunity in the West. These places are unique and in need of protection from any number of threats, including development, motorized incursion and degradation. Do your part. Go. Fish. Hunt. Protect.
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Not mine, Ours.
 
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The Smith River drainage is located south of Great Falls in Meagher and Cascade Counties of west-central Montana. The river drains the Big Belt Mountains on the west, and the Little Belt and Castle Mountains on the east. From the confluence of the North and South forks, the Smith River courses about 120 miles through a broad agricultural valley then into 45 miles of spectacular deep limestone canyon country. After leaving the canyon, the river rolls through a valley edged by rolling hills and comprised of grasslands and cultivated tracts. Approximately 125 tributaries contribute to the Smith River. Besides the 50-mile-long North Fork and 38-mile-long South Fork, Big Birch, Newlan, Rock, Sheep, Eagle, Tenderfoot and Hound Creeks are important tributaries. Several, such as Sheep and Tenderfoot Creeks contribute high-quality water to the Smith’s mainstem and serve as important spawning tributaries for the Smith’s famous wild rainbow and brown trout. Learn more at www.smithriverwatch.org
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Trout Tips | Thumb in Vision
 
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Kirk Deeter explains why having your thumb in your peripheral vision is an advantage to casting.
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TROUT Tips: The Hammer
 
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Kirk Deeter is back with the second installment of "Trout Tips". This time he's talking about an area of fishing most of us could improve on — our cast. Using a tip from Charlie Meyers and rubber mallet, Kirk shows how to stop losing the energy of your cast and keep your loops tight, giving us an easy way to visualize a better casting stroke.
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