Dan Demchuk

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Video Pro Tip: How to Tie the 3-in-1 Uni Knot

If you’ve been looking for one knot that can serve several purposes–which means that you have to learn fewer knots–then the Uni Knot may be the one …

Fishing

Matching the Hatch With Streamers

By Louis Cahill Imitation and presentation, even with streamers. It was a bluebird day and we were launching the boat about 9 AM. No need to get …

Fishing

The 100 Skills That Every Backpacker Should Know

This is the time of year when backpackers everywhere are preparing to set out on an epic summer trip. It could be just a weekend escape to their …

Backpacking

The Belgian Cast

A better fly cast for windy days. You know that feeling you get when you watch a school of bonefish swim away while you squirm and wrench your arm …

Fishing

A Hiker's Guide to Blister Management

Photo courtesy of Mike “The Gambler” Towne.<p>To a certain degree, blisters are to hikers what carpal tunnel syndrome is to court reporters – an …

Backpacking

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

How to Season and Clean Cast Iron Cookware

Cast iron pans are a game-changing addition to any kitchen. In my opinion, there’s no better way to cook crispy hash browns, fry an egg or sear a …

Pat Dorsey's Top 5 Flies for April

This month’s “Top 5” video from Trouts Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado, features a special guest: legendary tailwaters angler Pat Dorsey. (His son …

Flyfishing Made Easy: 10 Tips for More Trout

Flyfishing for trout isn’t a complicated, difficult sport. A close look reveals that a successful flyfisherman has mastered several basic abilities: …

Tips for Cold Weather Streamer Fishing

Spring fly fishing entails crazy temperature fluctuations, which means changing tactics quickly and often. But don’t worry – we’ve got some tips to …

Fly Fishing Midge Imitations On Rivers

Midges are a huge part of the trout diet simply because they are present in nearly all rivers and lakes throughout the year. Moreover they are the …

How To Properly Build a Dakota Smokeless Fire Hole / Pit & An Upside Down Fire!

How to make a Dakota fire Hole / Pit – stealth fire making<p>What if I told you that you could make a fire that only you could see. Any passerby would …

Pro Tips: How to Fish an Inside Bend

Most fly fishermen are so intent on their own processes — making the right cast, mending correctly, and watching the fly or strike indicator — that …

15 Easy Cauliflower Recipes Literally Anyone Can Make

Who knew this veggie was so versatile?<p>February 28, 2018<p>When I cook for myself or my family, my meals are usually very meat-centric. Since my sister's …

Fly Fishing For Early Season Trout - How To Catch Them

Article notes:<br>Applies to fly fishing in rain-fed rivers in the UK.<p>Introduction<p>River trout anglers rejoice that February is a short month. Once March …

Fishing

Better Fly Fishing: How to Perfect Your Forward Cast

This video from RIO teaches fishers how to properly perform a forward cast while demonstrating common problems along the way.<b>RIO’s brand manager</b> …

8 Must-Have Fly Skills For Trout Success

From the Colorado to Maine, Wisconsin to Georgia, trout all behave the same way. How, when, and where they feed is highly predictable. Learning how …

Flies and Strategies for Big Tailwater Browns

The access points are already busy at 7 a.m. as guides and their clients prepare to fish in time for the morning hatch. Small Sulphurs and midges, …

Fishing

Learning How to Hunt Big Trout

Randy Rice spotted a hoggish sipper about 12 feet ahead of me. We were up against a grass-shaded bank, the water as cold and quiet as a spring creek. …

Keep Your Rod Tip Off the Water for Longer Drag-Free Drifts

Are you finding yourself struggling to get long drag-free drifts on the water? If the answer is yes, you may be holding your rod tip too close to the …

Fishing

9 Fly Casting Tips for Increased Distance

Can you learn how to fly cast online? Can <b>fly casting</b> videos help you to shoot more line out? You bet on both occasions! Is it better to have someone …

Taco-Tot Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add ground beef, onion, taco seasoning, and salt; cook, stirring to …

Cooking

The ultimate Pulled Pork Chilli Recipe for a dirtbag Adventurer.

If you substitute grounded Beef for Pulled Pork, you will get the best Chilli ever. And by slow-cooking it, the flavours get to develop for much …

Sous-Vide-Que Beef Ribs with Rosemary Red Wine Sauce Recipe

Every Saturday morning throughout the 1960s, Fred Flintstone would order a massive rack of ribs only to have his car tip over from their weight. It …

The Dredge Junkie: How to Catch Big Fish on Giant Streamers

When someone says “flyfishing,” what pops into your head? If the answer is the delicate sip of a rising trout, the perfect drift over a soft seam, or …

Shower plants will literally make your bathroom feel like a lush tropical garden

Turning your home into a full-on Zen space is one of the biggest wellness trends of 2018—think Himalayan salt lamps, meditation nooks, and healing …

Pro Tips: Top 10 Flies for Winter in the Driftless Area

Written by: Dave Barron, Jacquish Hollow Angler<p>Winter is one of my favorite times of the year in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin. You can have the …

Pro Tips: Phil's Top 5 Streamers for Fall on the East Coast

Here in the Northeast, there’s not much bug activity in October, so you rarely run into rising trout–especially on the Battenkill near my home. …

Double Fly Rigs for Winter Trout

Lots of trout fly anglers hang up their gear in winter, which is exactly why a lot of other fly guys love the cold season. While most bugs are gone, …

Molasses Grilled Flank Steak

Now Playing<p>Ridiculously Easy Square Deviled Eggs 01:13<p>Deviled eggs just got a whole lot easier.<p>Now Playing<p>Snowy Pink Coconut Bundt Cake 01:02<p>Show off …