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"It Looked Like He Knew What He Was Doing"

I HAVE A FRIEND who casts a fly for neither distance nor accuracy nor stealth. Aside from those limitations he’s a...

"Born Again"

Fly fishing has a tendency to produce fanatics, purists, and even some insufferable snobs. Sure, not everyone who picks...

"Calm, Cool, and Collected"

Many of the autographed books in my library contain typically inane inscriptions, but there are also some pretty good...

Book Excerpt: "The River King"

It was a long bike ride to the river and I remember sweating profusely by the time we crossed the wooden bridge that...

"Joe Brooks"

The hypnotic allure of the Beaverhead was mystically enticing that evening. Mosquitoes buzzing, caddis hopping, and the...

"Local Guy"

Coastal Cutthroat Trout Oncorhynchus clarkii clarkii Northwest of Brothers, Oregon, I turn off Highway 20 and leave the...

What Makes a Steelhead Fly?

Most experienced steelheaders and guides, when pressed, will say that the specific fly we chose to swing is much less...

Book Review: "A Passion for Permit"

This book is the latest in the “Masters on the Fly” series published by Tom Pero’s Wild River Press. A Passion...