The Big Brown Road Trip: Chapter 3

Green River Trout

Like the famed tailwater below Flaming Gorge, the upper Green is trout fishing in high-definition. You could spot a penny on the river bottom at 20 feet. My first stint in college was at the University of Utah, and the Green River below Flaming Gorge is partially responsible for my sophomore slump. I extended many…

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Big Brown Road Trip: Chapter 2

North Platte River

On the second leg of our springtime adventure, the storm subsides and a fishing window opens up. Can we take advantage on a Wyoming tailwater known to harbor big browns? Wyoming’s North Platte had been on my radar since I’d produced a television show on the river in absentia circa 2010. Hindered by network TV…

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