Tag Archives: brown trout

Classic Photos and Essay: A Montana Boy Tries His Hand in New Zealand

Written By: Thayer Janes


Thayer Janes found that his Montana skills required some tweaking to fool New Zealand trout.
All photos by Thayer Janes

I once had a friend tell me after a long, unfortunate day of fishing, “Pal, that’s why they call it ‘fishing’ and not ‘catching.’” Well, it seems like I have been saying those words far too often here in. . .

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1,000 Miles: We’re Almost There!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

Farmer Creek, OR
Photo by Trout Unlimited

Put yourself into the scene above. Imagine standing on the banks of the tranquil Farmer Creek in Oregon on a warm autumn afternoon, listening to the music of the stream. Not too long ago this idyllic trout spawning ground was blocked by a perched culvert. Thanks to the Orvis/TU 1,000 Miles Campaign this stream is once again full of life. Wouldn’t you love to see more of this?…

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Photos and Essay: A Montana Boy Tries His Hand in New Zealand

Written By: Thayer Janes


Thayer Janes found that his Montana skills required some tweaking to fool New Zealand trout.
All photos by Thayer Janes

I once had a friend tell me after a long, unfortunate day of fishing, “Pal, that’s why they call it ‘fishing’ and not ‘catching.’” Well, it seems like I have been saying those words far too often here in. . .

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Photo of the Day: The No-Look Hook Set


Written by: Phil Monahan

Simon Perkins shows of his first dry-fly brown trout of the year.
Photo by Andrew Pierce

After a long day of shooting clays at Sandanona, Andrew Pierce and Simon Perkins hightailed it back to Vermont to see if the Hendricksons had started hatching on our local waters. They hopped into Simon’s canoe and hadn’t been on. . .

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Photos of the Day: Timing Is Everything

Written by: Jon Hill


It wasn’t much, but this little trout was a sign of success for Jay, after a long dry spell.
All photos by Jon Hill

I had a few hours free after work last week and asked my friend Jay if he wanted to fish the local stream. Jay has been a bit down on his luck the past few times he has been on the water, and I was hoping to help him get the. . .

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