Picture of the Day: Rainbow Under the Bridge


Being surprised by a giant fish where you didn't expect one is always a blast.
Photo by Joe Phillips

I was fishing a local river with my friend Joe, trying to catch big fall brown trout on streamers and nymphs. The river in question (which shall remain nameless) definitely holds some beasties in the 25-inch range, but we mostly catch browns in the 16- to 20-inch class, which is. . .

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Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy: The Future of Fly Fishing

Youth learn what it takes to become guides Photo by Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy
By Jon Bash The future of some of Alaska’s best salmon and trout waters is in great hands. The Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy has taken its annual youth program to the Kulik Lodge in the Katmai National Park. Becoming a fly fishing guide involves more than just fishing; students learn skills from fly tying to cooking shore lunches for clients....

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Photo of the Day: Girl’s Got Game

Merrill Tode and her Dad, Keith, proudly display her first trout. Photo by Keith Tode
At an age when most little girls are obsessing about Disney princesses, Merrill Tode, age 8, is more interested in fly fishing. Her fascination began when she was around two or . . .

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