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Book Excerpt: "Rowing to Baikal"

At lunchtime, we beach the boats on a gravel bar and try to...

Book Excerpt: "The Orvis Guide to Finding Trout"

In fluid mechanics, flow in a liquid is described as either...

Book Excerpt: "Casting Seaward"

We tried a bit of sight fishing along a crescent shaped...

Book Review: "Fly Fishing West Yellowstone: A History and Guide"

“West Yellowstone is as friendly a little hamlet as you...

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Book Excerpt: "It's Only Fishing"

I didn’t really awaken the next morning. I’d been tossing and turning and yanking the sleeping bag past my head all...

Book Excerpt: "Trout"

Platitudes. Does fly fishing encourage more of them, or am I just jaded because I have been immersed in fly fishing my...

Book Excerpt: "Headwaters"

Three minutes into our float, the V-wakes of submerged rocks in the tailout begin to move, creasing the glassy surface...

Opening the Lid of Todd Davis’s "Coffin Honey"

Appalachian landscape; Appalachian culture and lives. There is a vastly rich intersection between the two in Todd...

Book Review: "Wilderness of Hope: Fly Fishing and Public Lands in the American West"

“...fishing is mostly a conduit to the outer world of natural phenomena and the inner world of the self.” ...

Book Review: "Storied Waters: 35 Fabled Fly-Fishing Destinations and the Writers & Artists Who Made Them Famous"

A Worthy Fish-Lit Pilgrimage “…fishing and reading go together.” —Brian Murphy, The Angler’s Companion: The...

Book Review: "The Optimist" by David Coggins

"Is there fish in there?" A southern drawl spooked me, and I looked up to see an older man climb out of his Jeep. He...

"Home Waters" | Prologue

The trout rose in a smooth arc, took my tumbling salmon fly, and completed its curve in an undulating, revelatory...