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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.

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How to Ice Fish at Night

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How to Ice Fish at Night

There’s something thrilling about the dark. It’s almost as if the coming of night brings back some innate memory of when humans lived in caves and danger lurked just beyond the light of the fire. It tinges even the most mundane of nighttime activities, like taking the dog for a walk, with a certain...
How to Ice Fish for Bass

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How to Ice Fish for Bass

Bass are America’s sweethearts. Despite being found in other countries like Canada, Mexico, and even Japan, fishing for bass is iconically American, as much a part of our culture as eating hotdogs, watching football, and screaming “Free Bird!” at the top of our lungs during concerts. Dozens of U.S...
How to Safely Ice Fish on Rivers

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How to Safely Ice Fish on Rivers

It wasn’t like in the movies with a spiderweb of cracks slowly forming beneath my feet, but rather a sharp loud “CRACK!” like a pistol shot. I knew I was in trouble right away. I was 17 years old, playing hooky from school to go ice fishing on the Connecticut River, which flowed near my small...
How to Ice Fish for Lake Trout

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How to Ice Fish for Lake Trout

Catching a big lake trout is one of the greatest challenges in the angling world. For most of the year, these fish live in sparse, constantly roving schools in the deepest, darkest parts of lakes and reservoirs. They’re hard to find, hard to catch, and many anglers go hours and even entire days...
How to Catch More Bluegill Ice Fishing

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How to Catch More Bluegill Ice Fishing

There’s something transcendent about your first fish. Whether you caught it as a child or later in life, holding that first wriggling, wet creature in your hands opens the door to the world of angling. While I’m sure there are a few truly blessed (or very lucky) anglers whose first fish was...