Video: A Master Class in Fly-Fishing for Trout in Lakes

Phil Rowley is one of the sport’s most knowledgeable anglers when it comes to chasing trout in lakes and ponds. His website, Fly Craft Angling, is chock-full of great information on stillwater angling. . .

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Story and Photos: Discovering Utah Through the Cutthroat Slam

Written by: Tyler Coleman


Catching native trout in their native range teaches us a lot about conservation. Plus, it's a blast!
Photo by Tyler Coleman

After fishing the Arizona Wild Trout challenge, I was eager to find similar programs that could teach me about native trout species. One that stuck out to me was the Utah Cutthroat Slam because I . . .

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Photos: Discovering Utah Through the Cutthroat Slam

Written by: Aaron Smith


The Colorado River cutthroat trout is one of the four subspieces that make up the Utah Slam.
Photos by Aaron Smith

I first heard about the Utah Cutthroat Slam—which requires anglers to catch all four of Utah's native cutthroat trout subspecies in their historic range—just days after it had been introduced. The . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Find Trout in Lakes


Bill Spicer, host of "The New Fly Fisher," with a nice lake-caught brown trout.
Photo courtesy Falcon's Ledge

This week, we offer some tips on trout fishing in lakes from Phil Rowley, one of the top stillwater experts in North America. I asked Phil to host the stillwater chapter on from the Orvis Fly . . .

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Video Pro Tips: How to Retrieve Streamers, Wet Flies, and Nymphs in Still Water

When rivers are blown out from runoff or rain, lakes and ponds offer some of your best chances to catch trout. Many anglers think that stillwater fishing involves little more than chucking a fly out . . .

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Photos: The End of a Long Wyoming Winter

Written by: Bob Reece, Reece's Thin Air Angler


Ice-out means that fish become more active and start feeding in earnest after a long winter.
Photos by Bob Reece

On the wall above my son’s bed sits a torch. Battery operated, this mass-produced element of the Minecraft game glows soothing green when bedtime rolls around. This past week, the glow . . .

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Utah’s New Cutthroat Slam Program is a Blast!


The Utah Cutthroat Slam requires anglers to catch all four species native to the Beehive State.
Photos by Phil Monahan

Having grown up in New England, I did not lay eyes on a cutthroat trout until I was twenty-eight years old. During a week of training to be a fly-fishing guide in Montana’s Paradise Valley, I . . .

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