Fly Fishing For North Shore Small-Stream Brookies | THE DRIP [Ep. 5]

Fly Fishing For North Shore Small-Stream Brookies | THE DRIP [Ep. 5]

September 26, 2019

Fall colors are blooming on the North Shore. We take a break from the brown trout, salmon, and steelhead runs to go after small-stream brook trout with our fly rods.

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Point Up: Fly Fishing Tricks For Less Snags

Point Up: Fly Fishing Tricks For Less Snags

August 28, 2019

Relatively speaking, fish can go wherever they please. The spot they held in for the last three trips might be barren on the fourth. The creek that never produces could suddenly produce a dozen fish on an afterthought of a trip. Conditions can’t be controlled, but presentations can.

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Going Rogue For Western Trout | THE DRIP [Ep. 4]

Going Rogue For Western Trout | THE DRIP [Ep. 4]

August 28, 2019

We venture thousands of miles outside the Driftless Area in this special episode of THE DRIP. It’s an epic fly-fishing road trip that leads us through the Black Hills streams of South Dakota to our primary destination: the legendary Rogue River, where we get hooked up with feisty steelheads through a combination of drift boat and DIY shore fishing.

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Wading A Rocky Creek To Find Aggressive Browns | THE DRIP [Ep. 3]

Wading A Rocky Creek To Find Aggressive Browns | THE DRIP [Ep. 3]

August 08, 2019

We knew this skinny water had promise, but our hopes of finding brown trout dwindled as we faced a long stretch of dead water. Cast after cast revealed no takers. It's a good thing we decided to stay the course, because eventually the stream morphed into a series of magical riffles, runs, and pools.

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Burnout: Tossing Metal To Find Hot Summer Trout | THE DRIP [Ep. 2]

Burnout: Tossing Metal To Find Hot Summer Trout | THE DRIP [Ep. 2]

July 29, 2019

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Spin Fishing A Flooded Creek For Hungry Trout | THE DRIP [Ep.1]

Spin Fishing A Flooded Creek For Hungry Trout | THE DRIP [Ep.1]

July 29, 2019

Introducing "THE DRIP," a new trout fishing series featuring the Skinny Trout crew and friends. In each episode, we'll fish a new stretch of trout water that we've never touched—and in most cases, water that we've never laid our eyes on. We tackle each trip with four simple goals: Exploration. Adventure. Education. Success.

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Jack Gribble: Trout Bum

Jack Gribble: Trout Bum

July 08, 2019

Meet Jack Gribble: tattoo artist, punk rock drummer, and trout bum.

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"Somewhere Up 61"

July 02, 2019

A weekend on the North Shore filled with steelhead fishing, good memories, and little sleep.

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Fly Fishing: How To Approach Trout Streams With A Fly Rod

Fly Fishing: How To Approach Trout Streams With A Fly Rod

April 18, 2019

Approaching a trout stream with a fly rod should be done slowly, methodically, and with a keen eye for structure that might hold trout.

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Want To Start Fly Fishing For Trout? Step 1: Forget (Almost) Everything You've Heard.

Want To Start Fly Fishing For Trout? Step 1: Forget (Almost) Everything You've Heard.

March 19, 2019 1 Comment

An avid trout angler looks back to his first days of swinging a fly, offering advice to prove that fly fishing is often unnecessarily overcomplicated.

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"Hard Days, Hard Water"

February 19, 2019

The Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior is known for producing trophy-class trout of several varieties. When a trout angler's soul aches for action during the hard days of winter, the hard water of Chequamegon is calling. 

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"Pitstop"

November 24, 2018

When you run into a primo stretch of trout water on a road trip, it's time for a pitstop.

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