Author: Chris Hunt

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Fly fishing Patagonia’s famous trout rivers | Hatch Magazine

Fly fishing Patagonia’s famous trout rivers | Hatch Magazine

I watched closely as my over-tied size 12 Adams tumbled off the gravel ridge and dropped atop the bucket at the head of a long run. The big dry swir [...]
The 5 best fly patterns for hopper season | Hatch Magazine

The 5 best fly patterns for hopper season | Hatch Magazine

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well, for fly fishers it is, anyway. It’s hopper time! And that means trout around the country will be lo [...]
We’re trashing our public lands | Hatch Magazine

We’re trashing our public lands | Hatch Magazine

For the first time ever, I called a law enforcement officer for the U.S. Forest Service to report some significant vandalism on public lands managed [...]
Review: Loon Outdoors UV Clear Fly Finish | Hatch Magazine

Review: Loon Outdoors UV Clear Fly Finish | Hatch Magazine

We all fall in love with our gear at some point. Or at least some of our gear. The hand-me-down stuff is the easy stuff to fall for — your grandfath [...]
Best RV Batteries for Dry Camping in 2022

Best RV Batteries for Dry Camping in 2022

Published Jun 30, 2022 6:29 PM Camping off the grid comes with a lot of challenges, from gray- and black- [...]
Best Wool Blankets for Camping of 2022

Best Wool Blankets for Camping of 2022

Published Jun 29, 2022 2:50 PM A great wool camping blanket can make a good camping trip into the woods e [...]
How to salvage your Yellowstone fishing trip | Hatch Magazine

How to salvage your Yellowstone fishing trip | Hatch Magazine

The historic flooding that has shuttered the northern half of Yellowstone National Park, likely for the season, might have also put a damper on some [...]
Flooding impact on Yellowstone’s fish still unknown | Hatch Magazine

Flooding impact on Yellowstone’s fish still unknown | Hatch Magazine

Editor’s note: A recent National Park Service press conference dealt with the pressing issues resulting from record flooding in Yellowstone National [...]
Okefenokee mine permit revoked by Army Corps | Hatch Magazine

Okefenokee mine permit revoked by Army Corps | Hatch Magazine

Thanks to the efforts of U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff, a Democrat from Georgia, the fragile hydrological balance of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge [...]
St. Croix poised for a big return to fly fishing | Hatch Magazine

St. Croix poised for a big return to fly fishing | Hatch Magazine

Some 15 years ago, the sales and marketing team from St. Croix Rods packed up the company’s fly fishing display after the annual International Fly T [...]
Fly fishing through a western drought | Hatch Magazine

Fly fishing through a western drought | Hatch Magazine

We’ve all watched and read about the record low water levels for iconic western reservoirs like Lake Powell and Lake Mead on the Colorado River, but [...]
In defense of pike | Hatch Magazine

In defense of pike | Hatch Magazine

The bright yellow streamer — an oversized Slumpbuster sporting a stinger hook and an attitude fit for its quarry — pulsed perfectly through the tann [...]
Fish that eat mice | Hatch Magazine

Fish that eat mice | Hatch Magazine

I’ve been thinking a lot about mice lately. And not just in the general vermin sense. Yes, it’s true that my girlfriend had one skitter across her f [...]
Biden admin rolls out $38 million for fish passage, but is it enough? | Hatch Magazine

Biden admin rolls out $38 million for fish passage, but is it enough? | Hatch Magazine

The Biden administration plans to release $38 million in fiscal year 2022 to help fund 40 “shovel-ready” fish passage projects in 23 U.S. states and [...]
How to find your ideal snowbird fishing retreat | Hatch Magazine

How to find your ideal snowbird fishing retreat | Hatch Magazine

I guess it started a few years back when I just wasn’t excited about winter anymore. I remember the younger version of me, the guy that used to watc [...]
The Tao of Trout | Hatch Magazine

The Tao of Trout | Hatch Magazine

I remember picking up my phone the other day to dial my friend Todd Tanner in hopes of getting a better idea of what his new fly fishing class is go [...]
How to drink your way through the fishing day: Alabama Gulf Coast | Hatch Magazine

How to drink your way through the fishing day: Alabama Gulf Coast | Hatch Magazine

You’re not supposed to fall in love with the first place you visit on a fishing trip. And you’re especially not supposed to fall in love with a kits [...]
Pressured redfish | Hatch Magazine

Pressured redfish | Hatch Magazine

As the sun crested the pines over Bayou St. John, Capt. Sam Glass had his doubts about the day ahead. First, when he stepped into his skiff after dr [...]
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