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Introducing: Allen Campbell

Allen has a passion for teaching and helping others find their love for fly fishing. Recently he has started his own guiding service, Campbell Outfitters, on his home waters in West Michigan where he can share his passion with others. Allen is a lifelong learner and is excited to continue his journey in fly tying and fly fishing.
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Loon Outdoors & Travel Creel Presents: Grilled Cheese on the River with Chef Joshua Schwartz

Chef Joshua Schwartz of French Laundry, Per Se, Bouchon, Del Dotto Vineyards and Travel Creel Hospitality shows us how to prepare a gourmet grilled cheese with tomato soup on the river while chasing coastal steelhead.
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Introducing: Blane Chocklett

Blane grew up fishing the small mountain streams near his home in Blue Ridge, Virginia. Since then, he's been fishing, guiding, designing flies in the US and around the world.  Meet Blane.
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Different Fish, Different Places: California Surf

We recently explored San Francisco Bay Area with some legends of the Northern California surf fly fishing community.  These passionate anglers share the story of the rise and recent decline of non-native Striped Bass due to water exports, climate change, over-fishing, poor water management, and the agricultural industry.
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New Year's Resolution: Become A Better Angler (and Human)

Any new chapter gives you an excuse to make a change for the better.  We spent some time thinking about some non-traditional means of doing both at the same time. Here are five tips towards becoming a better angler and a better person at the same time.
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The Pull: The Fish That Haunts My Dreams

A steelhead-obsessed angler from Northern California traveled 5,000 miles to test his luck pursuing the original "fish-of-a-thousand-casts."  This is what he found.
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Different Fish, Different Places: The Deep South

We recently headed to Alabama with Adam Hudson of Blue Line Flies to explore the southern boundary of the smallmouth bass’ native range. In a region dominated by gear fishing, Adam fools these beautiful, hard fighting smallmouth bass while casting fly patterns on what locals call “long rods” (fly rods).
Stay tuned for more episodes of “Different Fish, Different Places”
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Catch'n Cook with Chef Joshua Schwartz

Meet Chef Joshua Schwartz, the brains and talent behind Travel Creel, the world's first pop-up fishing lodge.  He was gracious enough to show us how he catches and cooks halibut (in the boat)!
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What Guides Use: John Fochetti

John lives in Northern California and is fortunate enough to be able to guide year round for trout, steelhead and bass.  Learn more about John and the gear he uses.
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