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Meet Bane

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December 10, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Matt Grobe.

Man, who doesn’t anticipate when you have ALL DAY to do nothing but fish? Well, this past Sunday was one of those day’s for me. Mother Nature didn’t cooperate though, and 1.5 inches of much needed rain fell on…


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Night Shift – Christmas Lights

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December 9, 2014

 

I decided to fish close to home and in a section that rolls through a small neighborhood.  No, it’s more like a series of cabins.  It was an odd choice.  A great choice during the day, but at night I always try to stay away from light sources because I’ve…


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Last Good Island

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December 7, 2014

So it’s been a Troutbitten theme lately to do the unusual instead of the doing the usual. Burke started it a few months ago with “Out of the Ordinary October,” and I think most of us jumped on the wagon and haven’t gotten off.   It’s a good wagon.

If you…


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Nothing Special

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December 7, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
I’ve become very passionate about hunting big fish.  It’s become somewhat of an obsession and influences the spots I choose to fish.  I often favor places with bigger fish, and I have no issue going somewhere that has fewer…


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And Then It Started To Rain

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December 5, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
Damn I love the rain!  The colder and nastier the weather, the happier I become.  Don’t get me wrong, I do like being comfortable when I fish.  However, there is just something about those rotten, bad weather days that…


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Steelhead Extravaganza

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November 28, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Dick Jones.

Well,  Pat and I headed up to Elk Creek to put a hurting on some Steelhead (at least that was our anticipated plan). As the week rolled on, the conditions were looking less and less ideal. The flows…


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Winter Paradise

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November 14, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.

At one point in my life I was a steelhead fishing junky. I was obsessed. I made at least one trip a week throughout most of the season. Sometimes two. Since moving to central PA I’ve only made a…


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The Sighter Streamer

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November 13, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
What is your streamer doing under the surface?

Fishing a tandem streamer rig is nothing new.  Many people have tried it at one point or another.  The rig I often use when streamer fishing with a floating line is a…

Domenick Swentosky
BELLEFONTE, PA

Hi. I'm a father of two young boys, a husband, writer, musician and fisherman. I fly fish for wild brown trout in the cool limestone waters of Central Pennsylvania year round. This is my home, and I love it. Friends. Family. And the river.

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