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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…


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Redemption

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November 8, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
I spent the better part of last month exploring new water in my area.  I targeted the lower ends of many of our famous trout rivers looking for trophy fish.  Many of these places are considered marginal in respect to…


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Traditions

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November 7, 2014

This post is from contributing author, Pat Burke.
One of the greatest facets of fly fishing is the traditions that develop between fishing companions.  Many people fish the same stretch of water every year for the first day of trout season.  Other fisherman gather every year to…


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The Backing Barrel

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November 5, 2014

A decade ago I learned about euro-nymphing, and I was impressed with the rig. I gradually made the switch from a Joe Humphreys nymphing style, worked my way through the short line tactics, then lengthened the leader and learned to fish at distance.  I believe Humphreys was close — real close –…

Domenick Swentosky
BELLEFONTE, PA

Hi. I'm a father of two young boys, a husband, author, fly fishing guide and a musician. I 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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