Category Archives: Fly fishing

County Road 371: One Short & Adventurous Drive

In the latest Trail Talk blog from, Jim DuFresne writes about the most amazing road he has ever followed in Colorado. Country Road 371 offers spectacular scenery, lots of outdoor adventure and places to camp. Even more amazing, CR … Continue reading

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Hoist Lakes: Fishing For Anything

In this Trail Talk blog Jim DuFresne explores the Hoist Lakes Foot Travel Area in search of trophy bass and bluegills. For more on the unique backcountry tract of the Huron National Forest see our latest Trail Talk newsletter or … Continue reading

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Missouri Top Trails State! Show Me Why

Back by popular demand is staging its holiday sale again. Order a book and we’ll throw in one our trail maps, a $4.95 value! Order any book from our e-shop — maybe Isle Royale National Park: Foot Trails & … Continue reading

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A Fishing Tale: Brown Bears & Big Sockeyes

Brown bears and big fish are the highlights to a fly fishing adventure on Alaska’s famed Russian River. Continue reading

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Paddling & Surviving the Au Sable Marathon

You can feel in the air and see it on the river. The buzz is building for the Au Sable River Canoe Marathon in Grayling. Continue reading

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Lose the Smart Phone & Hit the Trail

The best hiking in Michigan is happening right now. Hit the trail but leave the cell phone and IPad at home. Continue reading

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From Argentina – A Personal Trophy of a Trout

After a flight halfway down the world and another halfway across Argentina, an all-night bus ride and jaunts on subways and taxis, after dreaming and planning about this day for over six months, there I was—finally—standing on the banks of … Continue reading

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