Fishing for the all-time heavyweight trout cousin, the taimen…"It attacked like a crocodile, the water pushing up and over its head in a standing wave."
GET YOUR GIERACH HERE...This bonus "Sporting Life" column anchors our 2010 Digital Trout Annual. "In the kind of chilly, low-ceilinged weather that’s thought to be best for hatches, this trip also involves driving the narrow canyon road up into the sensory deprivation of the cloud cover."
Deep Into Shallow Water
"I climbed aboard Wendy’s skiff and we headed out. Wendy’s been guiding at DWC for nearly 30 years, and he took me to a variety of flats all within a short run of the dock."
"I knew I wasn’t the only angler to have overlooked this beautiful water when I couldn’t find a trail along the creek..."
The river was frozen at its edges and globs of slush floated by in the fast, black water. On the far side, in the slow water, the heads of two muskrats emerged for a couple of seconds and then disappeared.
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A Borcher Special–influenced Adams has a special place in the fly boxes of novelist and FR&R Angler of the Year Thomas McGuane
Kerry Transtrum makes fish that literally will light up your life. "Glass makes an extraordinarily strong statement,” he says.
An Atlanta artist introduces a series of vintage trout flies—really big flies—as fine art. "I cannot imagine a more artful and engaging pastime than that of fly fishing,” says Lincoln Stone.