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Enter the #FaiIOnTheFly Contest and Win

Fly fishing and failures go hand-in-hand, and we want to see some of your best. Enter the #FaiIOnTheFly Contest and win one of several gift cards, a fly rod, fly lines, and more. Share your greatest fishing fails on the gram to be entered for your chance to win an awesome prize package including a [...]

Colorado’s State Fish Swims Back From Brink of Extinction

Some encouraging news for anglers in Colorado: populations of the state fish swim back from brink of extinction. From the article on CNN: The greenback cutthroat trout, Colorado’s state fish, was declared extinct over 50 years ago. But last week officials found the first confirmation that the trout are once again reproducing in the wild. [...]

Yellowstone River Cleanup August 20

Unprecedented flooding occurred on the Yellowstone River this past June. Many of us watched as the Yellowstone River showed its amazing power. Some of us have been directly affected and are still feeling the affects today. Come together to continue recovery efforts this Saturday, August 20th. The river and its fish need your help. Give [...]

Take the Pledge and Keep Fish Wet this Summer

How an angler catches, fights, handles, and releases a fish has a major impact on its survival. As water temperatures continue to rise across the country, take the pledge this summer and keep fish wet all the time. A variety of resources exist to educate anglers on best practices. From understanding water temperature to knowing [...]

Trout and Water Temperature: To Fish or Not to Fish

IMPORTANT: Many rivers and streams across the country are experiencing temporary closures as a result of high temperatures. Please inquire locally at a fly shop or at your state's online regulation resource.  As hot summer conditions across the West become the norm, it is important to be aware of the effects of water temperature on [...]

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