How to Hold a Trout the Right Way

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Many people have never caught a trout, let alone held one. This article will provide tips on the best way to hold your catch in order to keep it calm and not hurt it. When it comes to how to hold a trout, there’s a few key points including don’t squeeze too hard, keep it … Read more

Fall Hopper (and Cricket) Fishing Success!

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This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amFishing in the fall with hoppers can be just as much fun as any other hatch…it also has produced massive fish for me over the years. By August and September hoppers will be buzzing around everywhere. This summer in Michigan I have seen more … Read more

Donations to Help my Dog with Bone Cancer

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This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amIf you know me at all, you’ll already know my dog is an important part of my life. I rescued her from the pound 12 years ago and she has never been away from me since. She recently got diagnosed with terminal bone cancer. … Read more

Rocky Mountain Bonefish

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This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 amThis spring I suddenly developed a much greater appreciation for the mountain whitefish we have here in Idaho and the other Rocky mountain states. I’ve seen people throw them on the bank, hit them with oars and be completely disrespectful of this perhaps ugly; … Read more

Would you Like Some Free Fly Fishing Gear?

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This post was last updated on September 4th, 2017 at 05:32 pmClick subscribe on the Troutster Flyfishing Youtube Channel and you could win this gear! The winner will be drawn at random from the list of all of our subscribers. Don’t miss your chance to win, subscribe now! You’ll also hopefully love our videos! 🙂

Why Do Fly Fishing Only Sections of River Exist?

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Sometimes it might seem unfair and just plain wrong that sections of great trout rivers only allow fly fishing. Rest assured there is a logical explanation why fly fishing only and artificial lures only areas exist—in this post I’ll explain why. Why is Fly Fishing Better for the Fish? It’s simple really, when a trout … Read more