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Backcountry Skiing in Western Mass?

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, March 10

A quick look into the origins of ski touring in New England.

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Featured Guide: Berkshire Rivers Fly Fishing

By James Hamilton


Monday, April 27

GuideHire on the river in the Berkshires with Harry Desmond.

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Q&A with Tora Surfboards

By James Hamilton


Monday, May 11

Talking shop with Newport's own Tora Surfboards

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Nantucket: Fishing, Craft Beer, and Good Times

By James Hamilton


Friday, May 22

A Featured Guide Q&A with Sankaty Head Charters' Captain, Cisco Brewers' beer guy, and our friend, Sam Herrick.

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Featured Guide: Stream and Brook Fly Fishing

By James Hamilton


Thursday, June 4

Q&A with Brian Cadoret, co-owner and guide at Vermont's Stream and Brook Fly Fishing.

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Featured Guide: Ipswich Bay Angling

By James Hamilton


Monday, June 1

What do Stripers on the fly, protecting our fisheries in New England, snowboarding, art, and new borns all have in common? Captain Mike Hart of Ipswich Bay Angling.

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Featured Guide: Charleston Fly Fishing Expeditions

By James Hamilton


Thursday, August 20

Captain Henry and Fritz the pooch are Legends of the Lowcountry.

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Featured Guide: The Adventure Project

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, October 20

Skiing the Himalayas with Matt Appleford.

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East Coast Backcountry Stoke

By James Hamilton


Sunday, November 1

Ski The East: Working For The Weekend with Ben Leoni

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Gosling's Rum x Warren Miller Ent.

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, November 4

Your Favorite Bermudian Export: From Pink Sand to Deep Pow...

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Take a stand: Help protect the world’s last great wild salmon run

By Jared Zissu


Tuesday, November 3

Today, the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology is meeting to discuss the future of a Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay Alaska. . .

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Video: Know Before You Go

By James Hamilton


Friday, November 6

An entertaining yet sobering reminder on the dangers of backcountry skiing and riding.

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Oh My Goodness: Vermont 14/15 via Mike Hayes

By James Hamilton


Monday, November 9

Mike Hayes' 2014/2015 season edit showcases just how deep things got in the Vermont backcountry last season.

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Featured Guide: GS Outfitting Hunts

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, November 11

Duck Hunting in Deerfield, MA with Eric Gass of GS Outfitting.

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Video: The Provo Bros Journey To The Bolivian Amazon And Its Source.

By Jared Zissu


Wednesday, November 11

The Provo Bros travel deep into the Bolivian Rainforest with 2 goals in mind: To find fresh powder and to catch a Golden Dorado in the worlds largest river.

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Lexi Dupont is Radder Than You

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, November 17

Lexi Dupont shredding everything from big Alaskan spines to PBRs...

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The 7 Most Badass Fishing Mobiles

By Jared Zissu


Thursday, November 19

Whether your heading into town on a beer run, or taking a road trip to the South Pole, this is how you roll in style...

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Sierra Quitiquit: How Did I Get Here

By James Hamilton


Friday, November 20

Sierra Quitiquit's journey from humble beginnings to professional model and big mountain skier.

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Who is DTF? (Delta Trout Force)

By James Hamilton


Friday, November 20

Our buddy Cooper Hopkins and the boys over at Delta Trout Force know how to have a good time...

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Puppies Ski Deeper Powder

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, December 1

They just do, it's science.

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More East Coast Backcountry Stoke

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, December 2

Now we just need it to start snowing... a lot.

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These Holiday Gifts Don't Fit Under the Tree

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, December 15

"Stuff" is out. Experiences are in.

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Video: Fishing With Sasquatch

By James Hamilton


Monday, January 18

A young Sasquatch learns the joys of Steelhead fishing on the Olympic Peninsula...

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East Coast Skiing Is About to Take a Turn for The Epic

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, January 19

Here's a few reasons why...

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Eastern Surf: 365

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, January 19

Awesome Edit From the Surf Right Crew

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The Top 9 Dogs to Fish With

By Jared Zissu


Tuesday, December 15

How to choose the best fishing companion...

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Badfish.tv: Hooke Adventures | Salmon River

By James Hamilton


Friday, January 22

The Hooke Crew Spey Fishing in NY

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GuideHire x AirBnB: Key West

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, January 26

Stay in Old Town Key West & fish the backcountry flats or offshore with Flying Fish Charters

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Badfish.tv: Damsels In Distress

By Jared Zissu


Tuesday, February 2

He slowly crawled to the edge of the water, hit the record button, and witnessed one of the coolest moments in fishing history...

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Video: Remembering the Legendary J.P. Auclair

By Jared Zissu


Thursday, February 4

The greatest freestyle ski segment in the history of the sport. Here’s to you J.P. Your impact on this sport lives on forever!

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Badfish.tv: OUT OF TOUCH

By Jared Zissu


Wednesday, February 3

Social Media Alert: Put down your phones. . . And hit the water. . .

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Badfish.tv: THE SOUTH BECKONS

By Jared Zissu


Friday, February 12

Sometimes you just need to rent an RV and do it yourself...

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Is This Really The Fish of 1,000 Casts?

By Jared Zissu


Monday, February 15

A good muskie day is “a few follows”, a great muskie day is “a few follows and a blow up” and an INCREDIBLE muskie day is “a few follows, a few blow ups and a fish on!”

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BADFISH.TV: MOTIONLESS - TRAILER

By Jared Zissu


Wednesday, February 17

“You just don’t hear people talking about how incredible the fisheries are going to be years down the road from now. All you hear about is how prolific they used to be…What they once were.”

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Reminder: We Ski Because It's Fun

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, February 17

Epic slow-mo powder skiing and words of wisdom courtesy of Harry Manning.

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An Introduction To Basic Fly Casting

By James Hamilton


Thursday, February 18

A little fly fishing 101 for beginners and avid fishermen alike - from the good people at Fix

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Centriphone: Unreal iPhone POV

By James Hamilton


Monday, February 22

Nicolas Vuignier made one of the coolest ski edits we've ever seen, using an iPhone and some fishing line....

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5 Pieces of Gear you Don't Want to Leave Home Without

By Jared Zissu


Tuesday, February 23

Forgetting gear sucks... Here are 5 items an angler should never forget.

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Candide Thovex: One Of Those Days 3

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, February 23

Candide is at it again. Bending the line between skiing and dreaming...

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BADFISH.TV: TENKARPA!

By Jared Zissu


Wednesday, February 24

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls... This is how you catch Carp in style!

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The Eddie Aikau Is Live

By James Hamilton


Thursday, February 25

RIGHT NOW: For only the ninth time since 1985, the swell in Waimea Bay is big enough for this big wave surfing invitational to be held.

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Leap Day: Kayak Edition

By Jared Zissu


Monday, February 29

In honor of this historic day, we wanted to introduce two brothers who leap off cliffs in style...

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Badfish.tv: Chrome

By James Hamilton


Tuesday, March 8

Great video for an even better cause. An all-star cast chases steelhead and talks climate change.

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Badfish.tv: RIVER WIDE - An Uncertain Future for Salmon & the Skeena River

By Jared Zissu


Thursday, March 17

Help protect the Skeena River, and save an entire west coast salmon population...

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A Kinetic Loop: Celebrating fly fishing’s past and present

By Jared Zissu


Monday, March 21

A film you can watch over and over again... and still be entertained.

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Badfish.tv: Through The Guides

By Jared Zissu


Thursday, March 24

This video takes us on an incredible journey, through the eyes of a fly fishing guide. . .

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Mid-Week Distractions: Urban Angling & East Coast Backcountry

By Jared Zissu


Tuesday, April 12

A couple of short videos to help get you through the work week.

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Badfish.tv: Silver Lining

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, April 13

A short film about enjoying and protecting one the United States' most unique fisheries.

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Low Country Journal: Making Cinnamon

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, April 13

Doug Roland of Low Country Journal shares the raw footage from an epic day on the water in Charleston.

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A Big Win For The Outdoor Community!

By Jared Zissu


Wednesday, April 20

Yesterday, for the first time in history, the US Government launched an initiative to measure and quantify the outdoor industry’s impact on the U.S economy.

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RIP Maxim Arsenault

By James Hamilton


Thursday, April 21

The Canadian big mountain skier has been reported dead in an avalanche related accident that took place near Haines, Alaska.

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Badfish TV: Guide Series: Southern Tour Trailer

By Jared Zissu


Thursday, May 12

This weeks Badfish pick introduces an exhilarating new fly fishing series, featuring some of our favorite southern fishing guides.

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Man Drops Off Cliff Into Secret Fishing Spot

By Jared Zissu


Monday, May 16

If you are looking for fishing solitude, its time to start upping your paddle game. . .

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Featured Guide: Captain Rob Thompson

By James Hamilton


Friday, May 20

Stalking the flats of Eastern Long Island with Captain Rob Thompson

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Top 10 Summer Reads For The Outdoor Enthusiast

By Andrew Haley


Thursday, May 26

Can't make it out this weekend? Don't fret! Cozy up with a book from GuideHire's Summer Reading List.

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10 Tips To Handle Fish Like A Pro

By Jared Zissu


Friday, May 27

The Secrets To Handling Fish The Right Way. . .

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Featured Guide: Titan Guide Service

By James Hamilton


Thursday, June 2

Q&A with Captain Faxon Michaud out of Marblehead, MA.

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GuideHire Theater: The Tightest Line

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, June 1

The Lives of Fly Guides, and the Fish they Pursue.

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Featured Guide: Light N' Fly

By James Hamilton


Friday, June 3

Talking shop and catching stripers with one of Boston Harbor's best guides

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Father's Day Gift Guide 2016

By Alex Shukis


Friday, June 10

Gift ideas for your literal day one boy's...day.

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Follow GuideHire on Snapchat!

By GuideHire


Wednesday, July 6

An inside look at a startup operating at the crossroads of technology and the great outdoors.

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"The Orvis Way" with Hank Patterson

By The Jaded Fly Bro


Monday, July 11

Jaded Fly Bro loves Hank Patterson, my dude.

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BADFISH TV: Find Your Water: Farming Fish

By Valerian Planche


Monday, July 11

Redington sheds light on the struggles of filming “Find Your Water”.

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How To Tie A Foam Beetle

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, July 12

Tightlinevideos super simple instructional video for tying a great mid-summer fly.

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How to Tie a Crayfish

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, July 19

Tightlinesvideo's tutorial for tying a unique fly, great for both cold and warm water species!

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Mysteries Uncovered: Sea-Run Brook Trout

By GuideHire


Friday, July 15

Chasing Salters, or Ghost?

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How To Tie A Elk Hair Caddis

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Friday, July 22

Essential fly tying tutorial for all fly fishermen!

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How To Tie An Allison Streamer

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Monday, July 25

Tightlinevideos instructional video for tying the best looking fly!

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BadFish.TV: Kamchatka Steelhead Project

By Valerian Planche


Tuesday, July 26

In Mother Russia, Wild Steelhead tie their own flies...

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How To Tie The Infamous Pink Worm

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, August 2

This fly will catch you two things: lots of fish, and lots of s**t from purists...

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Badfish.tv: Low Tide Love

By GuideHire


Wednesday, August 3

Striper fishing in New Hampshire with Rob Dudley AKA @603FlyGuy

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How To Tie An Over Easy Egg Pattern

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Thursday, August 4

How do you like your eggs prepared?

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How To Tie The Kintner Boy

By Fly Tying Turtorials


Monday, August 8

Scratch that fly fishing itch with this bass pattern.

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Badfish.TV: The Fight

By Valerian Planche


Tuesday, August 9

A Salmon fishing video to get you stoked...

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How to Tie A Dropper Rig (And Actually Catch Fish)

By Ben Duchesney


Wednesday, August 10

One of the secrets in the guiding world is the dropper rig... Here's how to DIY

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How To Tie A Squirmy Wormy

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Wednesday, August 10

A simple trick that makes tying a squirmy wormy a breeze.

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How To Tie A Trico Spinner

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Friday, August 12

Trico tying tutorial video to bring you into the weekend.

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How To Get Started Chasing Summer Steelhead On The Fly

By Ben Duchesney


Monday, August 15

Steelhead fishing doesn't have to be all numb fingers and frozen waders...

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Watch: Pursuing Esox

By James Hamilton


Monday, August 15

A short film all about catching the ever-elusive Pike and Musky on fly

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How To Use A Tippet Ring.

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Monday, August 15

Put a ring on it.

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The Best Fly Fishing Video You'll Watch This Summer

By GuideHire


Tuesday, August 16

YETI has got us daydreaming again...

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Badfish.TV: Silver Kings Season 3 Trailer

By Valerian Planche


Tuesday, August 16

The anticipation is real for this one...

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Photo Of The Week: Good Dog

By GuideHire


Tuesday, August 16

James Hamilton captures one of the many reasons why you should be excited for fall...

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The 10 Best Surf Casting Spots on Nantucket

By T. Hill


Tuesday, August 16

The best places to get a line wet on ACK

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How To Make Spool Tenders

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Thursday, August 18

Spend more time fishing, less time uncoiling tippet!

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Jared Leto the Climber, Conservationist, and Activist

By Valerian Planche


Monday, August 22

"Those were some smart mother f**kers who fought to keep this wild"

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An Interview With The Naturalist of Our Generation

By James Hamilton


Monday, August 22

From books to movies, to his world renowned artwork, James Prosek has done it all.

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Homemade Tying Vise: Part One

By Valerian Planche


Thursday, August 25

Traditional vise: $50. GuideHire homemade vise: priceless

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GuideHire Theater: Pisgah Tails

By James Hamilton


Thursday, September 1

Fly fishing around Brevard, NC with Ken Hardwick and Headwaters Outfitters

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Yes, This Wingsuit Footage is Real

By GuideHire


Tuesday, September 6

But you won't believe it after watching...

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How To Tie a Non Slip Loop Knot

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, September 6

The go-to knot for streamer swingers and salt water slayers alike

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How to Tie The Golden Retriever

By Brandon Baker


Tuesday, September 20

A Virginia classic for trout and smallies

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Top Fly Patterns for Late Summer Striped Bass and Bluefish

By T. Hill


Wednesday, September 21

This may be your last chance to land a striper before the winter sneaks up...

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Avy 1 Certification: It's a Must

By Peter Conti


Monday, September 26

3 Reasons why this class will help you ski & ride more powder.

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How To Tie the Y2K Fly

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, September 27

Unlike the original "Y2K Bug"... You can count on this one to deliver on it's promise to f*#!k stuff up

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Badfish.tv: Ghost Waters SC

By GuideHire


Thursday, September 29

Some of the craziest skinny water redfish footage you will ever see...

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Backcountry Hut System in Vermont?

By Peter Conti


Monday, October 3

A GuideHire guide is bringing hut traverses to the Northeast...

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How To Tie The Bead Head Woolly Bugger

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Monday, October 3

The ultimate searching pattern, from TightLineVideo

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Could This Patagonia Ale Be Your Favorite New Beer?

By GuideHire


Monday, October 3

Patagonia Provisions: Saving the planet, one beer at a time

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GuideHire Theater: Should I Take My Girlfriend Fishing?

By James Hamilton


Thursday, October 6

An answer to the age old question...

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Outside TV: Japanese Powder Skiing

By Peter Conti


Tuesday, October 11

Get stoked for powder season with this awesome edit!

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Is Danny Macaskill The Candide Of Mountain Biking?

By Alex Shukis


Thursday, October 13

After this line he just may be...

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Paid Uphill Access Is a Good Thing

By GuideHire


Tuesday, October 18

Paid uphill access should lead to a bigger backcountry following

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Be Water - The Year's Best Skiing Short

By Peter Conti


Monday, October 24

Check out Bobby Brown's awesome backcountry edit!

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How To Tie The Mop Fly

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, October 25

The Mop 'n Glo is slight variation on the infamous Mop Fly....

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Watch: Return Of The SKI BOSS

By GuideHire


Wednesday, October 26

Ring The Alarm: An epic film from Tanner Hall, The Provo Brothers, Todd Ligare, Jahhhhh Spriggs and a gang of misfits....

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A Look At College Backcountry Clubs

By Peter Conti


Monday, October 31

Why do universities hesitate to fund student backcountry clubs?

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Social Media, Skiing, and the "Me Generation"

By P.C.


Tuesday, November 8

Is oversharing ruining winter sports?

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7 Skiing Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow

By James


Friday, November 18

These accounts will get you stoked for ski season...

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Boston Globe: Fly Fishing & Wing Shooting? Look No Further than Western Mass

By James


Monday, November 21

The Globe features one of our favorite guides & one of our favorite writers.

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Underwater Bass Fishing?

By GuideHire


Monday, November 21

You gotta see this: A New York man catches a bass on rod & reel while scuba diving...

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How To Tie The Cam Sigler Big Game Tube Fly

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, November 22

Because when you're out fly-fishing for big game, everything needs to be dialed in.

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Do Yoga, Protect Our Winters

By GuideHire


Wednesday, November 30

Saturday December 17: Get together with GuideHire, Backcountry Yoga, Brooklyn Boulders, Aeronaut Brewing, and Union Square Donuts to Benefit POW

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Eric Estrada's 5 wt Chronicles: Georgia Brown

By GuideHire


Tuesday, December 6

One of the most popular short fly fishing films of all time...

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How To Tie The Muddler Minnow

By Fly Tying Tutorials


Tuesday, December 6

A simple & helpful instructional video on tying this classic streamer...

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Rowing The Grand Canyon: Great Work... If You Can Get It

By James Hamilton


Wednesday, December 7

"It's definitely easier to get a PhD than it is to get a dory here on the Grand Canyon"

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The most important part of ski films : Music

By Squirrel Murphy


Sunday, December 11

The right soundtrack is what makes a good ski film great.

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10 Reasons Why You Need to Try Winter Hiking This Season

By Elissa Bowling


Monday, December 12

Just because it's chilly outside doesn't mean you should stop bagging peaks...

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Hypnotizing East Coast Stoke

By Squirrel Murphy


Wednesday, December 14

Sled accessed shredding in the Maine Backcountry? Yes please.

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INDIAN PACIFIC 15: Epic Surfing Short

By Alex Shukis


Thursday, December 15

For those of you who are already a little tired of the winter chills...

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Greece: Come for the Calamari, Stay for the Climbing

By Elissa Bowling


Friday, December 16

It might not be the first thing to come to mind when thinking of this Mediterranean Nation, but maybe it should be...

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Outside TV: The Highway

By Squirrel Murphy


Friday, December 23

Watch Outside TV's newest skiing short, featuring the epic Tantalus Range

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Working for the Weekend is Back!

By Squirrel Murphy


Friday, December 30

Ski The East's awesome skiing webseries is back for 2017!

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2 Minutes From 2 Days in Aspen

By Squirrel Murphy


Thursday, January 5

Ring In the New Year With More Early Season Stoke

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