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Yes I understand that it is the age that matters, but I assume the 9-12" trout that I like to eat are very likely to not be all that old.

In Fishing » Cooking Trout
October 29, 4:16pm

Re: Same gear for Bikepacking and hiking?
If anything, I need warmer bike clothes than hiking clothes. I do generally find that the clothes I wear on bike tours are mostly fine for backpacking as well with the exception of the fact that I...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Same gear for Bikepacking and hiking?
October 28, 11:05am

Mercury and Trout
This is not a worry to me at all if I understand the problem correctly. My understanding is that the warning applies to big brown trout from lakes. I typically eat little trout from mountain stre...

In Fishing » Cooking Trout
October 28, 10:16am

Leaving them in the lakes
I leave them in the lakes myself, but only because I prefer to fish rivers and streams especially small ones. I think it is perfectly reasonable to harvest a few trout where it is allowed. I am...

In Fishing » Cooking Trout
October 27, 3:52pm

Re: cooking trout
"You could poach easily in a Ziploc bag." I wonder how well the following would work: 1. Boil some water. 2. Place trout in ziploc 3. Add some butter, herbs, salt, pepper, and maybe...

In Fishing » Cooking Trout
October 25, 10:21am

Cooking Trout
I did a trip in the Sierras last Summer and did a lot of fly fishing. I used a MSR Blacklite pan to fry the trout that I ate. I have been thinking that it might make more sense to poach the trout...

In Fishing » Cooking Trout
October 25, 8:02am

Rigid MTB
For that use a rigid MTB would be fine IMO. It could well be an older one. I am still using my 1990 Cannondale rigid MTB for fire roads, single track, and bike packing. I actually think it is mo...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Trail Bike Recommendation Please
October 23, 8:44am

It was great fun.

In Fishing » Gear thoughts after a Sierra trip
September 08, 2:13pm

"Getting wet from sweat is not a durability issue. If you get wet from sweat it simply means you chose a material that cannot keep up with your sweat output." In my experience the list...

In GEAR » Ultralight dream clothing, what would you buy
September 02, 7:00am

Re: REI Flash 45 - Another review - Lots of pictures
>"One caveat with this pack is it really doesn't compress down well. If you have it only half full it flops around a lot." I just let my sleeping bag and clothing expand to fill...

In GEAR » REI Flash 45 - Another review - Lots of pictures
August 27, 5:28pm

All Reader Reviews by Pete Staehling

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Thermarest Neo-Air
I love my NeoAir (size regular). It is light, comfy, and packs small. I agree that for the price a patch kit should be included, but I don't miss the stuff sack. I have been using a ziploc ba...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
March 23, 12:04pm