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I have no experience with Colorado trout so I hope someone else pipes up. I will say that I used an elk hair caddis, more than anything else in the Sierras. It worked well enough that I didn'...

In Fishing » Recommended Fly Assortment for Colorado Alpine Creeks and Lakes
May 07, 3:38am

I used to wear them back in my heavy leather boot days. These days I wear poly socks with no liners.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Liner Socks?
May 07, 3:27am

For me a combination of the following has worked well: 1. Inexpensive bike tights (5.5 oz.) 2. Wind pants (Discount Dance Supply Body Wrappers at 3.5 oz.) 3. Nike DriFit running shorts (3.9 ounc...

In GEAR » Which lght weight camp trousers
May 06, 6:31am

Re: Thanks for all the help folks
"mainly leaning towards single skin for ease of set up and 4 season abilty" FWIW: I have owned and used a few of both types and did not find single wall tents to have either of those b...

In GEAR » Sub 4 pound single skin tent...does it exist?
May 05, 3:46am

For some reason bleach upset my stomach despite measuring it carefully to the recommended dosage. It completely ruined a trip for me and it actually got to be a dangerous situation when I was unab...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Aqua Mira tablets v. bleach
May 04, 6:04am

It is effective at filtering micro organisms, but not things like heavy metals, chemicals, or other toxic substances. Also really murky or silty water is more likely to clog a filter. Stagnant ...

In GEAR » First time filter user.
May 04, 5:49am

"After I purchased a tenkara rod, I was able to reduce my total packed fishing gear weight from about 28 ounces to just under 4 ounces (including my fishing license!) and I found tenkara fishi...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Simple Fly Fishing
April 27, 4:06am

Fly Fishing
Just another perspective... I came to fly fishing by a different route than most. I bought a tenkara setup and used that a bit near home. It was fun and I caught fish. I took it along when I ...

In Editor's Roundtable » An Introduction to Simple Fly Fishing
April 25, 2:21pm

No Resupply?
Will you be hiking somewhere that you can't have shoes mailed to you via general delivery?

In GEAR » HELP with new trail shoe choice.
April 25, 1:32pm

I agree that returning fish you don't want to keep in good condition is a good thing. That said I'll skip the catch and release waters as well. BTW: The emphasis on lakes kind of baffle...

In Fishing » Lures/ bait for trout
April 25, 7:36am

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