Tuesday Tips: 3 Keys to Finding Bigger Trout

Written by: Toby Halley


The author seeks out water likely to hold the largest fish in a stream.
Photos courtesy Toby Halley

I used to fish a lot of good trout water and wonder why I wasn’t catching big fish, knowing that they were in there. It wasn’t until I started fishing with my good friend, Rick, that I really. . .

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Abused Dog Becomes Companion for Autistic Kids and the Homeless


Written by: Phil Monahan

Hooch’s life is not easy, but he still loves to help others.
Photo courtesy Zach Skow, via wtop.com

Yesterday, we posted a photo essay about a woman who refused to give up on a puppy that had the odds stacked against it. Here’s another tale of a person giving a dog a second chance. . .

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Photo of the Day: Huge Hooch Brown Trout


Written by: Phil Monahan

Ryan Johnso releases his trout of a lifetime back into the Chattahoochee River in Georgia.
Photo courtesy Ryan Johnson

Throughout the month of July, Orvis has joined forces with Atlanta’s SweetWater Brewing Company, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, and River Through Atlanta guide service to promote. . .

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Photo Essay: Saving a Puppy Slated for Euthanasia

Written by: Chelsea Whitney


Here is my chocolate shake and chocolate lab puppy, right after I agreed to foster him.
Photos by Chelsea Whitney

On my 30th birthday, a chocolate lab had a c-section at my veterinary clinic and had nine puppies. One had a cleft palate, and the owners opted to euthanize the puppy. Knowing what a sucker. . .

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Photo of the Day: Off to a Great Start in Yellowstone


Written by: Phil Monahan

A fat, healthy Yellowstone cutthroat trout is a great way to kick off a backcountry adventure.
Photo by Will Lillard

Former Trout Bum of the Week Will Lillard of Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions (LFFE) sent in this great photo of one of his young anglers on the Yellowstone River, along with a note: . . .

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