Women On the Fly! — How-To

Intro to Trout Fishing

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Intro to Trout Fishing

Rainbow Trout are native to the pacific regions of Northern Mexico, the western region of the United States and Canada, and up and around Alaska to the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. Because of their popularity as both a food fish and a sport fish, hatcheries have expanded this range worldwide, and rainbows are now found all over the world, including central and eastern US, New Zealand, Europe, and even parts of Africa. Photo: Alaskan Rainbow by Kate Crump / Angler Alex Bradberry Rainbow trout thrive in a number of different environments, from small streams to raging rivers, lakes, and some...

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Bear Safety 101

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Bear Safety 101

As breakup gets closer and we all start to thaw out, it’s time to start thinking about how to enjoy the outdoors with our furry companions again. Bears will be starting to move around again soon, and with that comes an added element of danger for the everyday angler.  There are many things to consider when entering bear country, and a big one is understanding the bear populations in the area you’ll be visiting. Bears are intelligent animals that have different behaviors based on their life histories. Because of this, bears in the Mat-Su area will respond differently to humans...

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