Trout Bum of the Week: Sara Serrata


Spring fishing on Nevada's Pyramid Lake produced this big Lahontan cutthroat.
Photos courtesy Sara Serrata

Sara Serrata is a passionate fly fisher, mother, and preschool teacher. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but she now lives in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Northern California. Sara is an ambassador for Brown Folks . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week: Elsa Espino


Elsa with a gorgeous Delaware River brown trout.
Photo by Christian Medina

Elsa Espino is an avid fly fisher, rock climber, and photographer. A native of Yakima, Washington, she now lives in New York City. She is also an ambassador for Brown Folks Fishing, a collective that seeks to cultivate the visibility, representation, and . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXVI: Bryan Huskey


Bryan Huskey gets ready to release his most memorable fish ever. . .a roosterfish caught from the beach in Mexico.
Photo by Paul Moinester

Bryan Huskey is a filmmaker and photographer from Boise, Idaho. He's probably best known in the fly-fishing world for his film "Doc of the Drakes," about an octogenarian angler suffering . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXV: George Hunker


Georg Hunker shows off a glorious Wyoming brown trout.
Photos courtesy George Hunker

George Hunker was the recipient of the 2015 Orvis Lifetime Achievement Award was named the Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide of the Year for 2003. Along with his wife Paula, he . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXIX: Bob Streb


Bob Streb (left) celebrates a gorgeous Colorado River brown trout with a happy client.
Photos courtesy Bill Bernhardt

Bob Streb is an independent fishing guide who plies his trade on the Eagle, Colorado, and Roaring Fork Rivers of Colorado. He is also a sometime contributor to this blog (see . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXIII: Bill Bernhardt


The fertile waters of the Upper Connecticut River produce some fine brook trout.
Photos courtesy Bill Bernhardt

Bill Bernhardt is head guide at Lopstick Lodge Outfitters in Pittsburg, New Hampshire, and he has fished in the Granite State most of his life. However, he has also guided in Chile and cast flies . . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXII: Matt Butler


The annual cicada hatch is a big deal in New Zealand because it brings the biggest fish to the surface.
Photo by Jakub Kanok

Matt Butler is a passionate angler and guide based in Wanaka, New Zealand. He has been fly fishing for trout over half of his life and at 24 decided to enter the guiding industry to help. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXXI: Nick Streit


Nick shows off a gorgeous brown trout from a spring creek in Patagonia.
Photos courtesy Nick Streit

Nick Streit owns and operates Taos Fly Shop in Taos, New Mexico. He is the son of the shop's founder, Taylor Streit, a legendary guide and author. When he was 17 years old, Nick. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXX: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff


Jenny shows off a gorgeous Lower Mountain Fork rainbow.
Photos courtesy Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff owns and operates Fly Fish Beavers Bend in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. She is also a member of the Lower Mountain Fork River Foundation and the American Fly. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXIX: Ryan Newman


Ryan's daughter, Clarie, has got fly fishing in her genes.

Ryan Newman has been fishing the Provo River his entire life and has been guiding for Rocky Mountain Outfitters for seventeen years. He manages the operation by scheduling guides,. . .

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