Tosh Brown is an Austin, Texas-based photographer specializing in hunting, fishing and travel photographs for the outdoor industries. From Alaska to the Amazon and Tanzania to the South Pacific, his stock photo archive covers a broad range of angling, shooting, fly fishing and wildlife subjects. Find more info on ToshBrown.com.
Flowing water has a sanctimonious way of pre-qualifying its clientele. Gentle riffles and wide gravel bars lure the false-casting masses, while boiling black holes rimmed with mossy ledgerock frighten them away. That said, I suppose there’s really no great mystery why the easy flows produce the fussy little degree-candidate fish, while the spiteful...