Tag Archives: fly-fishing for rainbow trout

Photos: Family Ties and Huge Rainbow Trout

Written by: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff, Fly Fish Beaver’s Bend.


Shortly after committing her father’s ashes to the river, Dawn landed this stunner of a rainbow.
Photo by Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

During the spring of 2015, I received a request for a special trip from a repeat customer. Dawn’s father had passed away a few months before, and she wanted to combine a fly-fishing. . .

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Video: Blue-Lining in the Mountains of Western North Carolina


Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s the latest installment of the “Find Your Water” series, featuring angler Drew Fuller and his buddy, JP, chasing wild trout in the small streams of the southern Appalachians. This isn’t. . .

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Meet the Winner of Our Fourth of July Giveaway!


Written by: Phil Monahan

Dan Nolten shows off a huge rainbow from eastern Washington.
Photo courtesy Dan Nolten

Our Fourth of July Made-in-the-USA Giveaway received more than 12,000 entries, and when I hit the button to reveal the randomly selected winner this morning, the name that popped out was. . .

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Story: The Trout Stream That No One Else Wanted


Written by: Phil Monahan

Hey. . .the fish don’t know it’s a shopping cart.
Photo by Phil Monahan

With a sparsely attended Catholic church at one end and a Taco Bell at the other, Benmont Avenue is representative of the hard times that have befallen many American mill towns. This is not the. . .

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Photo: A Boy’s First-Time-Out Lunker

Written by: Rob Woodruff, Woodruff Guide Service


I think young Spencer is happy, and his dad looks mighty proud.
Photo by Rob Woodruff

Eight-year-old Spencer’s dad, Erick, has been a customer of mine for 18 years, and I have taken his older brother and sister on their first fly-fishing trips. This was Spencer’s first time. I had them. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LXX: Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff


Written by: Phil Monahan

Jenny shows off a gorgeous Lower Mountain Fork rainbow.
Photos courtesy Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff

Jenny Mayrell-Woodruff owns and operates Fly Fish Beavers Bend in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. She is also a member of the Lower Mountain Fork River Foundation and the American Fly. . .

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