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Counting Down the Days Until We Head to the Alaska Sportman’s Lodge!

As you travel down river the crystal-clear Kvichak River (kwee-JACK) about 4 miles from majestic Lake Iliamna, Alaska’s largest lake, you will find Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge nestled intimately upon the ridge overlooking this vast pristine wilderness of south western Alaska. This area is known throughout the world as the pinnacle of sport fishing for the…

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The Autumn Season is Quickly Approaching

Fly fishing aficionados consider autumn to be one of the most magical times of the year. The change of season brings solitude, consistent flows, dependable hatches, opportunistic trout, and spectacular landscapes filled with magnificent colors. With the days getting shorter, and the end of the season in sight, anglers often feel a sense of urgency…

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Stalcup’s CDC Biot Trico Comparadun is a Real Winner

Shane Stalcup’s CDC Biot Trico Comparadun is my favorite Trico imitation. It can be fished as a dun, spinner, or drown spinner imitation. I typically tie it in sizes 20-24 to match the Trico hatches that occur throughout the Western United States. Here is the recipe, tie a few up, you’ll be happy you did!…

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