Fly Fishing Out of State


Fly Fishing New York: Adirondack Small Stream

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A normal vacation morning finds me awake with the sun heading to a small stream while my wife sleeps till noon. Much to my surprise and delight, Michelle wanted to tag along one morning while I fished one of the priceless brook trout streams not 15 minutes from the house. We hit the water for […]

Fly Fishing New York: The AuSable River

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I truly have been blessed this summer with tons of fishing all over the country. After my trip to Oregon and Alaska, Michelle and I had a day or two in Arizona before we hopped back on a plane and headed back to New York and Pennsylvania for a couple of weeks to see my […]

Denali Arctic Grayling…

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After an unbelievable week in Bend, Oregon chasing big rainbows on the Deschutes and Crooked Rivers, I woke early to catch a flight to Anchorage to meet up with my wife and in-laws for a 10-day land/ocean cruise. I knew that this was a rare occasion to be in this part of the country, so […]

Fly Fishing Oregon – The Crooked River

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There is nothing truly as grand as that first night sleeping in a real bed after a long fishing trip. I slept so hard that I felt like a lead weight sunken into the leesa queen size mattresses. After looking at some river flow reports and weather forecasts, we opted for something a little closer […]

Fly Fishing Oregon – The Deschutes River (Final)

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Our final day on the river found us cooking the last of our eggs and diving into some instant oatmeal. The black coffee as always helped to prop our eyelids open. Knowing that some of the best fishing was behind us and that most everyone was all stacked up on this section of river, we […]

Fly Fishing Oregon – The Deschutes River (Day 3)

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Breakfast was made and coffee perked while we broke camp and repacked the boat. We again were an hour or two ahead of most other anglers and had our pick of prime water. The morning was spent picking through the riffle water and pulling redsides to the net. The big river fishing took some getting […]

Fly Fishing Oregon – The Deschutes River (Day 2)

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We woke with the sun and decided to hit the same banks and eddies that had produced so well the night before. We picked up a couple of small fish before heading back to camp for scrambled eggs, sausage, and leftover potatoes. All mixed together with a pot of black coffee, we were fueled up […]