Tight Loops Launches Kickstarter for Ambitious Project about Labrador Brook Trout


Aimee Bartee with a beautiful Maine brookie. The fish in Labrador will be even bigger.
Photo by Chase Bartee

Regular readers of this blog know (and probably love) the work of Tight Loops, the husband-wife team of Chase and Aimee Bartee, whose videos have been appearing here for the past three . . .

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Video: Amazing Trout and Salmon Action from Labrador

Oh, man. Check out this stunning video from the backcountry of western Labrador, where they grow big fish of all kinds—brook trout, landlocked salmon, lake trout, and pike. Based on. . .

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Videos: Fly Fishing Journeys Through Labrador and Newfoundland

Yeah, I know: they're commercials. But our friends at The New Fly Fisher have a great eye for incredible scenery and wonderful fly-fishing action. If you love huge brook trout, you get an. . .

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Photo: Get Lost in the Colors of a Brook Trout


How many different colors and shades can you see.
Photo by Steve Murray

Steve Murray—who owns and operates Riverkeep Lodge on the Atikonak River in remote Labrador—sent in this cool closeup of brook trout skin. As Steve puts it, "This is better than. . .

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“Snakes,” by William G. Tapply

Written by: William G. Tapply


Bill Tapply shows off a fat Labrador brook trout.
Photos courtesy Vicki Stiefel

It was a typical August morning in Labrador—gray sky, cold drizzle, wind chill somewhere around freezing. In the afternoon, the clouds would blow away and the sun would come out and the. . .

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Photo of the Day: A Labrador Brook Trout in All Its Finery

By Labrador standards, this isn't a big one, but the colors are spectacular. Photo by Steve Murray
Steve Murray, owner of Riverkeep Lodge on the Atikonak River in remote Labrador, sent in this cool shot from late in his season. Christopher Lamar landed this colorful brookie, which is. . .

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Photos: A Young Man, a 6-Weight, and a Big Laker

That is a big fish to fight and land on a 6-weight, so this kid clearly has some skills. Photos courtesy Riverkeep Lodge
Steve Murray, owner of Riverkeep Lodge on the Atikonak River in remote Labrador, sent in these photos of his son, fighting and showing off a chunky lake trout. (You may remember the. . .

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