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I plan to bike the new adventure cycling route in mid june (or later depending on snow pack). What is the fishing like in this part of Idaho. Are the trout plentiful, small, and hungry like in th...

In Fishing » Idaho
December 12, 3:15am

Great ideas!
Thanks for the great ideas, I'll definitely try some of them.

In Fishing » Cooking Trout
November 08, 1:13pm

Hmmm, why didn't I think of that. I love eating various fish stews and chowders in restaurants, but never thought of fixing them on the trail. I'll have to tinker with some recipes at hom...

In Fishing » Cooking Trout
November 07, 5:11am

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

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