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Fish Egg Drift as a Hatch

Fish Egg Drift as a Hatch

By; Mark Bachmann

You don't have to tell Alaskan trout fishers that their best hatches are not insect emergence of any kind, it is millions (billions or trillions?) of eggs emerging from spawning salmon and other fish. Most of these egg laying fish are anadromous, meaning that they started their lives in fresh water, then migrated to sea where they consumed saltwater organisms and grew to adult size, then migrated back to fresh water to reproduce. In doing so they brought the ocean's bounty with them back to the rivers of their birth to fuel the life cycles of many unrelated plants, fish and insects...

Echo Carbon XL Euro Nymph Rods

Echo Carbon XL Euro Nymph Rods

A rod that fits the needs of anglers that are not looking to compete at the national championships...

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Lil Larry Power Pocket Light

Lil Larry Power Pocket Light

Don’t let the name fool you, LiL Larry™ packs enough power to take its rightful place in the bright light family...

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Partridge Waddington Shanks

Partridge Waddington Shanks

Waddington Shanks have found favor among Northwest steelhead anglers as well. In the Pacific Northwest, fly fishers tend to shun treble hooks in favor of small singles...

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Underwear & Layering

Underwear & Layering

While wading rivers for trout, steelhead and salmon, much of the lower half of your body will be immersed in water that will be more than 20 degrees colder than your 98.6 degree body temperature...

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