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Classic Photos: The Beast Brown Trout That Almost Got Away

Written: by Danny Frank


Danny Frank hoists the brown trout of a lifetime from an unnamed Colorado river.
Photo by Marshal Miller

Last weekend, I was fortunate to be part of a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This event is something that I am hesitant to share details about, out of respect for both the fish and the spot, but also because of the. . .

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Photos of the Day: A Late Start in the Colorado High Country

Written by: Jon Hill


The rewards for all the hiking and bushwhacking are solitude and stunning trout
All photos courtesy Jon Hill

The ice took a bit longer to melt off of the lakes in the Rockies this year. The first two times I went backpacking, I got more exercise than I did fish—still better than being in the. . .

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Video: Chasing High-Country Cutthroats


Written by: Phil Monahan

What happens when you show up at your local pike reservoir only to find the fish have all gone deep? You take that 8-weight pike rig with its intermediate sinking tip and make a beeline straight for the nearest cutty-stuffed backcountry lake, that’s what. This is just GoPro footage, but the fish are lovely, and this will. . .

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Photos of the Day: Young Austin Crushes on the Rio Grande


Written by: Phil Monahan

At the ripe old age of seven, Austin is a pro at posing for grip-and-grin shots.
All photos by Bo Prieskorn

Bo Prieskorn sent us these great photos of his seven-year-old son, Austin. We first posted about this angling prodigy two years ago (see here and here), when he was just five, and it seems the young man just keeps getting better. He caught these. . .

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