There are many articles discussing how to wade safely while fly fishing in swift water. There are warnings about wearing waders in a boat.   And everyone should know about the importance of a “wading belt”  (one comes with about every pair of waders).  But there are some unique hazards you may encounter when wading a…

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For those of you who grew up waterfowl hunting in Kansas, the map above this article should bring a nostalgic smile. It is a map of Cheyenne Bottoms – one of the most spectacular wetlands in the United States.  Covering 64 square miles (over 40,000 acres) it’s the largest wetland in the interior US, and…

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Fewer fish.  But more peace and quiet. Three of Missouri’s trout parks are still open.  And the crowds are gone. The parks open are Bennett Spring State Park in Lebanon, Montauk State Park near Licking, and Roaring River State Park near Cassville.  These are perfect places for a fly fisher to get some practice and…

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