Saturday Scenery

Today you are either watching college football or fishing somewhere or spending the holiday weekend with family and friends. It’s the last weekend of the summer, so you’re not likely laying on the couch checking out the Headhunters blog. For…
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Sage Trout Spey HD

“Swing Season” is just around the corner, and we’ve even been out doing some prospecting with our ultra-light Spey Rods already. While we’re still in the middle of dry fly season, we’re starting to get some tackle questions revolving around…
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ACR Nova Closeout!

Anderson Custom Rods (ACR) has been slowly replacing their popular Nova series Spey Rods with the new “Nova 2” series. Last spring we received the 3 and 4 weights, but the 2 weight was a while in coming. But it’s…
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Life Aquatic

I spent a day with my friend Pat Clayton helping him shoot some underwater trout images. By helping, I mean sitting on the bank and watching him slip into the icy mountain water to take photos. Occasionally I take a…
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Quiet Time

Above: Ben McNinch schooling some trout with a single dry fly and the new Headhunter Fly Line. And it’s that time of year. Typically quiet on the river as school is starting and people plan for Labor Day weekend activities.…
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Sunday Scenery

Your Sunday Scenery shot from a cool and cloudy yesterday. The beautiful view of the Prewett Creek ‘hood from the south face at Tower Rock State Park. You should go hike it. I need help keeping the trail from getting…
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Falling Into August

It looks like we’ve arrived at our typical August slow down, and exactly on time. August 10 has always been the date that anglers seem to vanish and Craiglandia enjoys a little peace and quiet. Shop staff goes from overtime…
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A Fistful of Whitey

After dropping a few pics on Social Media, we’ve been getting quite a few queries about when these will be on our online store. Well they’re up, so grab a few for yourself, and they make great gifts for your…
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Slow Stuff Fishing Report

Asked Ninch what kind of fishing feedback he heard in the shop over the weekend… And I quote, “ Dudes that think they’re going to roll through ‘summer water’ and wreck ‘em are complaining about tough fishing. Dudes that are…
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Weekend Troublemakers

As of last night, here’s the hurdles you’ll face if fishing the Missouri this weekend. The biggest problem continues to be boat access on the lower river. Open for launching are Holter Dam, Wolf Creek, Craig, Stickney Creek, Spite Hill,…
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Spring Roller Coaster

Inconsistent is the word on the Mo’ right now. Inconsistent weather, crowds, river conditions and bite. In the last few days we’ve needed both sunscreen and hand warmers and we’ve experienced difficult nymphing and epic dry fly fishing. The river…
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Quiet Time

Were heading into a few weeks that are typically quiet, but offer some great fishing. Thats OK. The Mo’ can use a break. We will still do 2 or 3 shuttles a day – more on weekends – and there…
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