Ben Mackereth has been fly fishing for 30 years throughout Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. He wrote his first published fishing article at the age of 16 and has since been published in The Drake, FlyLife, Fly Culture, and more. He is currently researching native freshwater fish ecology in Australia where he lives with his wife, daughter, and Labrador retriever.
Tell That to the Bass
A flimsy 737 is no match for a thunderstorm. The supercell temporarily closed Toronto International so we touched down 45 minutes late, missing our shuttle out of town. With baggage collected, airport navigated and vendor machine snacks consumed, my wife and daughter attempted sleep on threadbare vinyl benches while I attempted staying awake to avoid...