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Kubie Brown

Kubie Brown

Kubie Brown is a MeatEater contributor, freelance writer, and blogger. A professional fishing and hunting guide for more than a decade, he is a passionate outdoorsman whose career choice has allowed him to fish and hunt across North and South America. Originally from Vermont, Kubie currently lives in Southwest Montana where he subsists on a diet of wild game. When he's not fishing, hunting, writing, or guiding, he spends his time tying flies, playing rugby, planning the next adventure, and assuring his parents that one day he'll grow up and get a real job.

Recent Posts

How to Fish a Hex Hatch

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How to Fish a Hex Hatch

The first time I fished a Hexagenia mayfly hatch was entirely by accident. My brother Sam and I had pushed our boat up a small tributary stream that dumped into a large lake in northern New York State searching for post-spawn smallmouth bass. We’d figured that we could run up the creek for a few...
How to Fish a Winter Midge Hatch

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How to Fish a Winter Midge Hatch

It’s hard to be a fly angler in the winter. The weather is bitterly cold, the rivers are clogged with ice, and the days of casting to rising trout seem farther and farther away. During early winter with the distractions of the holidays, you hardly notice not being on the water. But as time marches...
How to Nymph for Trout

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How to Nymph for Trout

When we go out fly fishing, we go dreaming about those iconic moments—when you cast a fly, drift it slowly over a feeding trout, and watch it rise to sip the bug gently off the surface. Yet, as often as we fantasize about these situations, they’re about as rare as seeing a shooting star or hearing a...
How to Fish Terrestrials for Tricky Trout

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How to Fish Terrestrials for Tricky Trout

One of the most commonly frustrating elements of dry fly fishing is matching the hatch. While you will sometimes see dozens of trout rising to hatches so thick you get bugs in your mouth as you scramble down to the river, those moments are rare. Most of the time you’re faced with a pod of rising...