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Limp Lines, and Someone Else’s Feet

July 22, 2015

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There is a stretch of Highway that crosses the South Fork of the Snake, the Teton, the Henrys Fork and the Fall River. I would drive this highway daily on my way to work. At that point in my life I had no idea that blue ribbon fly-fishing waters surrounded me. I also didn’t know […]

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Hatchapalooza on the Hank

June 8, 2015

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So, here’s a quick question?  How many bugs hatch on the Henry’s Fork during a hatchapalooza?     Answer:  All of em. Braxton and I decided to go out and check out some spots.  After I convinced him to not fish the Salmon Flies on Fall River, we decided to go hit the Hank.  Nothing […]

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streamers, nymphs and dries, oh my….

April 2, 2015

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It really is that time of year, when you can find fish eating everything.  Runoff hasn’t really hit, but the warm weather has brought bugs.  BE PREPARED with your flies when you go out, and be able to act fast.  This is the time of year where I start carrying two rods.  One setup for […]

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’bout time Colorado got some love on the Frenzy…. (Guest Blogger JD)

March 13, 2015

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Nothing says fly fishing like outlet malls, highways and gawkers.  But that is the case on some parts of the Blue River. Located just 60 miles west of Denver, you can be out your door and into gold metal water within an hour. Flowing north out of Breckenridge this undulating river takes you on a […]

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1000 words? (Guest Blogger – Photographer Tyler Shearer)

March 4, 2015

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There is something to be said about the power of an image that moves people. Sure we have heard it a million times a picture is worth a 1000 words, right? Well for me there is more to these pictures then meets the eye. Two years ago I never touched a camera, I had a […]

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swingers club…. yeah you know what I’m talking about

February 11, 2015

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so, I am totally convinced.  granted we have had a pretty unseasonably warm winter, nymphing has always been the go to.  I haven’t nymphed in weeks, not that there’s anything wrong with that. #Seinfeld  We, over at the fly shop Anglers Anonymous, have had a stalwart employee since day 1 – we call him Tobes.  The […]

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Winter Streamers… yes

January 30, 2015

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Ok, so I was reading an article the other day that came up on my feed on facebook and for the life of me I cannot find it to reference it but these guys had a great point.  Nymphing is obviously the most effective was to fish in the winter, maybe all year, but if […]

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2014 was the year of the Brown Trout… (for me anyway)

January 6, 2015

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OK, so I am one of those lucky guys that gets to fish, a lot.  I know I am lucky, I do not argue that.  I have to say I probably got close to if not over 100 outings in this last year.  With all of that fishing, I have to say, that I caught more […]

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It’s OK to Nymph.

December 13, 2014

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Fly Fishing Idaho My first in depth experience with fly fishing was on the Provo River in Utah.  We used to Nymph fish the crap out of that place (along with most other fly fisherman in that area).  And, we pulled some great fish out of that river nymphing. Nymph fly fishing is how I […]

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Last of the Fall Fishing

December 1, 2014

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Sometimes in SE Idaho it snows in July… (it has happened before)  sometimes it doesn’t snow until January. (Fingers Crossed).  This year was a little weird.  We were having great fall fishing and then all of a sudden, boom 6 inches of snow.  Then we had a week of below freezing weather, highs of 28.  […]

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we all have that one fish….

November 24, 2014

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So, I think that we all have that one fish.  You know what I mean.  That picture on your phone that you show everyone you possibly can?  No? I’m the only one?  Well, Yeah, I do have that fish.  It comes with an awesome story too, wanna hear it? Here it goes. Bender and I […]

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What Would You, or Have You Missed to go Fishing?

November 7, 2014

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Ok, here is a great question to test the limits of our addiction/passion…. What are you willing to bag out on in order to go fishing? What have you bagged out on to go fishing? Let’s make this a top five list….  starting with the most obvious. 5)  WORK/School – who hasn’t called in sick, […]

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The Trip that Never Was…. Kind Of

October 24, 2014

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WARNING: LONG READ AHEAD BUT ITS WORTH IT Ok, when Chubbs, Bender and I get together to go fishing, things get rowdy, there is no doubt about that, but this trip was ridiculous.  Last year we made a trek into Yellowstone to Canoe our way into some prime fly fishing, and we couldn’t wait to […]

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Ditch Fishing

October 6, 2014

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This spring I was sent a photo of my cousin pictured with a 22 inch brown trout monster. He isn’t much of a fisherman himself so it was quite a fish for him to be hookin’ into. I eagerly asked him where he caught it: “The dry bed behind my house.” he responded. He lives […]

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Who is Ready for Some Fall Streamer Action

September 30, 2014

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So, I think that its fairly obvious that everyone loves Summer.  I mean seriously, Summer is so great for fishing and I look forward to the greatness that is, Dry Fly Action.  Since summer is/has slipped away there is something that can still put a smile on our faces, and that is Fall Streamer Fishing. […]

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Snake River Net Co. Nets

September 26, 2014

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One of the hottest and almost necessary items to have on the river this day and age is a quality fishing net. When I was a kid my grandpa would buy nets from the local western tack store that were big enough to land a king salmon and were made of that spun plastic-thread like […]

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The Spotted Up Cutthroat – Teton River

September 19, 2014

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    Many of you, I am sure, have fished the Teton River, or have definitely thought about it. Why? Because it is awesome, that is why. There is something very interesting about this river. The cutthroat in the canyon section are covered, and I mean covered in these tiny little spots. For those that […]

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There’s Amazing Water Around Us

August 29, 2014

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Here’s a little story I gots to tell about three bad brothers you know so well… it started way back in history with Bender, Royce, and JLit, that’s me.  (sorry for the obvious plagiarism). With the skiff loaded up at a perky 4 am, the three of us headed out for a little adventure with one goal […]

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Connected

August 25, 2014

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I’ve been contributing to the Frenzy blog for the past few weeks and have never written anything about who I am or my relationship with fly fishing. I figured it would be good to somewhat know the person behind the words you are reading when I post about once a week. Plus the trips to […]

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Nirvana, Zen, Thoreau, and One Heck of a Big CuttBow

August 20, 2014

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Many men go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. -Henry David Thoreau It has been said that there are five stages in a fly fisherman’s journey.  In stage one you just want to catch a fish, any fish will do.  Stage two is all about catching lots […]

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