Practical and Useful

  • By: David Hughes

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Four steps to consistently taking trout on dries.


  • By: Stephen Camelio

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jJudging by his Twitter feud WITH Kanye West or his supposed love affair with Ben Affleck, everything seems to be a joking matter for Jimmy Kimmel. But underneath that crooked smile and snarky laugh is a serious guy.

Personal History

  • By: Galen Mercer
  • Illustrations by: Galen Mercer

jA PRIME NOTION OF TROUT FISHING has long been its supposed “arc of development.” In essential form, this begins with wanting to catch the most fish, morphs into pursuit of the largest, and concludes with a sole interest in a river’s most challenging specimens.


  • Photography by: Jeff Edvalds

Photographer: Jeff Edvalds

Sporting Life

  • By: John Gierach

Marginal conditions can bring their own reward.
A FRIEND CALLED FROM TEXAS. HE WAS standing at the crest of a hill where he’d walked with his second cup of morning coffee to get a cell signal. He’d driven down there from his place in western Colorado to deliver some