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When Do Cutthroat Spawn

What Time of Year Do Cutthroat Trout Spawn? (Get the Timing Right!)

My first summer living in the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming gave me a chance to experience my first ever cutthroat trout spawn. Walking along the banks of a spring-fed river seeing the active fish and beautiful red hue taught me more about trout behavior than almost every other fishing experience I’ve had. The fish take …

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Fly Fishing on the North Tongue

Where to Fly Fish on the North Tongue River Wyoming (Maps, Flies and Technique)

Wyoming and fly fishing are a perfect pair. While most anglers think of the western part of the state when it comes to fly fishing, the Bighorn Mountains in north central Wyoming should not be ignored! They’re home to hundreds of miles of high-quality trout water. The North Tongue River, a branch of the Tongue …

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Gunnison River Brown Trout

Where to Fly Fish on the Gunnison River CO (Maps, Flies and Technique)

Southern Colorado never gets enough love for the high quality fly fishing rivers it has. The most famous river in this region is the Gunnison. Located near Gunnison, Colorado, it’s home to a healthy, diverse fish population. It will always be one of my favorites. The Gunni is the first place I ever caught a …

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Taylor River Fly Fishing

Where to Fly Fish on the Taylor River CO (Maps, Flies and Technique)

The Taylor River near Gunnison, Colorado is an absolutely perfect river for fly fishing. When anglers first lay their eyes on it, the pocket water and holding areas look too good to be true. The river flows through picturesque scenery with healthy populations of brown and rainbow trout. If I visit Colorado, the main river …

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Yellowstone River Brown Trout

Where to Fly Fish on the Yellowstone River WY (Maps, Flies and Technique)

The Yellowstone River is held in extremely high regard by fly anglers because it provides some of the best cutthroat trout fishing in the United States. One of my first fishing trips to the western United States was focused around the portion of the Yellowstone River flowing through Yellowstone National Park. To this day, it’s …

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