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Video Hatch: John Gierach on Bamboo and Steelhead

Author John Gierach and bamboo rod maker Matt Schliske head up to the Great Lakes to fish for steelhead with Matt’s latest rods, and Gierach talks about the difference between his local trout and steelhead: “I know my local small streams pretty intimately and I’ve got the timing down, but with steelhead, you’re suddenly playing chess against...

John Gierach: On Bamboo and Steelhead

Author John Gierach and bamboo rod maker Matt Schliske head up to the Great Lakes to fish for steelhead with Matt's latest rods, and Gierach talks about the difference between his local trout and steelhead: "I know my local small streams pretty intimately and I’ve got the timing down, but with steelhead, you’re suddenly playing chess against somebody...

"Cutthroats"

AMONG THE HALF DOZEN or so standard questions fly fishers eventually get around to asking each other is, What's your favorite fish? Some say your answer to that will be deeply revealing — exposing you as a covert aristocrat if it's Atlantic salmon, a closet bubba if it's largemouth bass, or whatever — while others just think it might be interesting, but...

Haunted Fishing Lodges: "Dude, Keep Rolling No Matter What"

"When I get a migraine and still have a job to do, I wear mirrored Gargoyle sunglasses to block out the light, but it tends to freak out the vampires, what with their natural problem with mirrors. So I'm extra careful with known headache triggers around monsters." Don Barone gives hilarious (but scary) advice on how to interview ghosts, goblins, werewolves...