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brook trout

Fly Fishing Maine’s Rapid River

Tall tales and lore of 4 pound, football girth brook trout with contrasting exquisite colors rivaling that of any fish on earth are almost told to mystical proportion. What lengths would a devoted angler pursue...
Four Brook Trout

Quest for the Magic 20

The northeast may not be known for monster bucks, bugling elk, or those easy western coyotes...just kidding western guys.  However, what we are known for is an abundance of native brook trout, and if you are wi...
Brooke Trout

Brookie Mania

If you landed on this article expecting a story of giant Brook trout then you have come to the wrong place. This article is about Adirondack mountain Brookies the size of your index finger with the attitude of ...
Coyote Video

Stopped Short

Twas the night of opening day and all through the lodge the DWO team was bummin cause we didn't call in any dogs but with the wind in our favor and laying hay to boot we knew the next morning we would get a...
Coyote Video

Bad Gone Good

Choosing the right property for a hunt is sometimes like eating out; your choices are influenced by many variables. For instance, when ordering a meal, sometimes things like a friends opinion, what you'v...
22-250 vs 223

.22-250 vs .223

The age old debate continues, which is better for predator hunting, the .223 Remington or the .22-250 Remington? Well, in our opinion the .22-250 wins hands down. Some will argue and some will down right disagr...
Brown Trout

Suburban Fly Fishing

I have lived on Long Island for about 9 years now and as you can tell from the DownWind Outdoors website, the fall and winter seasons are pretty action packed with predator hunting all over the state. However, ...