Angler's Journal

  • By: Greg Thomas

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All in a day’s work on Oregon’s Deschutes.


by Greg Thomas

photographs by the author


Best Flyfishing Jobs 2013

  • By: Chris Santella
  • Photography by: Brian Grossenbacher

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I once asked photographer and angling adventurer extraordinaire Brian O’Keefe what advice he would offer young people who were interested in working in the fly-fishing industry. “Don’t be the guide,” he advised.

Practical and Useful


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Bashful About Bright

How to catch bigger trout on sunny days.

Photographs by the author

practical&useful /// Dave Hughes

Sporting Life

  • By: John Gierach
  • Photography by: Bob White

WE WERE DRIVING OVER A DIRT-ROAD PASS THROUGH Wyoming’s Salt River mountains: two muddy wheel ruts running next to the stream we’d fished that afternoon, which this high up the drainage was narrow enough to straddle. It was near sunset on a clear September evening, and as we started down the back side of the pass the valley ahead of us was a bowl of purple shade trimmed in gold. Doug reached over and turned on the GPS unit in the pickup. A meandering red line stretching to a digital horizon appeared on the screen and a female voice said, “Street name unknown.”

Rainbow and wrong way

  • By: John Gierach

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Reuben didn’t like the looks of the weather, and this is a man who’s squinted at plenty of threatening skies before climbing into the front seat of a float plane.