Leaning on the Swing

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I like fishing downstream. Swinging flies for Steelhead is a welcome seasonal transition following months of facing and casting upstream for trout. It’s an entirely different tempo, two-stepping your way down a run. The casting and presentation is different, not to mention that some days the fly rod is even totally different. Two hands holding cork now. Cool! I took a…

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Still Fishing After All These Years

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Silver Creek Outfitters guide Bob Knoebel shares a few heartwarming words and photos with us. “Still Fishing After All These Years” 89 year old Mark from Las Vegas recently visited Sun Valley to fish his old haunts after collecting memories here since 1950. That’s right, he’s been fishing Sun Valley waters for 62 years.  He counts legendary Dick Alfs as one…

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Above The Waterline

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It may be fly fishing, hunting, photography, or wildlife watching that draw any person into a relationship with the outdoors. Whether it’s one of these activities or countless others, the reason so many of us call this part of Idaho ‘home’ is the absolute outdoor quality around us. One of the unique side effects of becoming skilled at these types…

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