Tag Archives: brook trout

Photos: Zen and the Art of Salvelinus Fontinalis


Written by: Phil Monahan

Wild brook trout are well worth the hike in to headwaters streams.
All photos by Mike Jennette

Reader Mike Jennette caught this sweet, 9.5-inch wild brook trout last month in Mitchell County, North Carolina. He was casting a size 10 Olive Woolly Bugger in a crystal-clear, upper-elevation tributary of the. . .

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Adding to the “1,000 Miles Campaign” on Wisconsin’s Douglas Creek

Douglas Before: Three perched culverts impeded movement of brook trout to upstream habitat
Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The fall of 2013 marked the completion of the Douglas Creek culvert replacement project, in Jackson County, WI, where three perched culverts had previously …

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Video: “Hooké 2013 Souvenirs.” Wow.


Written by: Phil Monahan

‘Tis the season for year-end wrap-ups, and I expect we’ll see a lot more. But I doubt that many will be better than this epic mash-up from Hooké. There are tons of great fish, killer angling scenes, smiles, and beast-mode wood chopping. I want in for 2014!

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Video: Bringing the Brook Trout Back, One Stream at a Time


Written by: Phil Monahan

The National Fish Habitat Partnership has just released its first video in a series highlighting the work of the National Fish Habitat Partnerships across the country. The first video is focused on restoration efforts on Aaron Run, a tributary of the Savage River in. . .

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Photos of the Day: Brookies and Tigers and Catfish, Oh My!

Written by: Stu Thompson


Stu with a sweet catfish, taken on the DDH Leech.
All photos courtesy Stu Thompson

I’ve had not too bad a year. The fishing in Manitoba was unreal, as anglers were catching big browns, rainbows, brookies, tigers, and all the other types of fish we have.

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Video: Lee Wulff and Curt Gowdy Catching Huge Labrador Brook Trout


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s an amazing piece of television history, featuring Lee Wulff and Curt Gowdy flying into the Labrador bush in search of huge, wild brook trout. Traveling in Wulff’s famed SuperCub, with a canoe strapped to the floats, they fly over the amazing watery landscape. When they reach the Minipi watershed, they head out for. . .

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1,000 Miles Horseshoe Brook


Written by: Daryl Kenny

An Impressive Before & After
Photo by TU staff

Replacement of the Horseshoe Brook culvert in Stratford, NH is part of the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles campaign; an effort to restore and reconnect fish habitat across the country. The Brook is a tributary of Nash Stream, which was significantly impacted by a catastrophic dam break …

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