June 2002

June 2002

Fishing Alone

Topics: Fishing alonea'and liking it Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Simms, Sage, Ursus Enterprises, Cabela's, Orvis"

  • By: John Gierach

Bouncing the Bottom

Topics: How to fish a nymph or streamer effectively

  • By: Jason Borger

A Gear Grab-Bag

Topics: "Simms Guide Shirt, Simms Bungalow Shirt, Sage SLT series rods, Gus's Flippable Flot-Pak, Cabela's Portable Fly-Tying Desk, Orvis Vortex Anti-Reverse reel" Season: Fall

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

The Traveling Angler

Topics: Bristish Columbia's Minette Bay Lodge offers old world charm and superb fly-fishing Fish: "Pacific salmon, steelhead" Location(s): No. British Columbia Water(s): Douglas Channel

  • By: Andrew Williams

Why We Fish

Topics: The best anglers are those who understand how their attitude affects their fishing

Celebrating Gary

Topics: Memories of Gary LaFontaine

  • By: Stan Bradshaw
  • and Mike Lawson

The Roots of the Rainbow

Topics: Searching California's McCloud RIver for native rainbows Fish: "McCloud River redband rainbow, brown trout" Location(s): No. California Water(s): McCloud River Insect(s): "mayfly, stonefly, caddisfly"

  • By: Mark Tompkins

Paradise Found in Northern Quebec

Topics: "The author captures trout, salmon and pike with flies, words and watercolors" Fish: "lake trout, brook, Ouananiche, pike" Location(s): Canada State Sector: No. Quebec Water(s): Lac Champdore

  • By: James Prosek

Bass Stuff

Topics: After spinning and trimming--how to keep bass bugs from rotating around the hook shank; advise on largemouth bass rod; fishing-guide failures Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Thomas&Thomas, Powell&Company, Orvis, Umpqua, Scientific Anglers"

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey

Back to Basics

Topics: Some pointers to proficiency in all parts of casting Season: July

  • By: Joan Salvatto Wulff

Those Changes We talked About

Topics: "Additions to FR&R include columns by A.K. Best (""Ten Minute Ties"") and Jason Borger (Fly-Fishing Success) join changes announced in March, (""Ask FR&R"", co-written with Buzz Bryson, debuted in April; ""The Traveling Angler"" was launched in January/February 2002 issue). Joan Wulff's Fly-Casting

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Fish First

Topics: Fish First and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Fish: "salmon, steelhead" Location(s): Pacific Northwest

  • By: Ted Williams

Four on Fly-Casting

Topics: "L.L. Bean Fly-Casting Handbook (Macauley Lord, The Lyons Press), Solving Fly-Casting Problems (Lefty Kreh, The Lyons Press), The Essence of Flycasting (Mel Krieger, The Countryman Press), The Fly Fisher's Guide to Crimes of Passion (Seth Norman, The Lyons Press)"

  • By: Seth Norman

Large-Arbor Reels, The Sequel

Topics: "Bauer MXP, Bauer Little Mac Superlite, Bauer Junior Mac, Fly Logic Arbor, Galvan Large Arbor, Hardy Viscount Disc Large Arbor, Hardy Ultralite Disc Large Arbor, Islander LX, Lamson Litespeed, J. Ryall Quick Series, Lamson Velocity, Marryat Large Arbor, Okuma Integrity, Orvis Rocky Mountain Large

  • By: Ted Leeson

More Than A Snapshot

How the pros take great fish pictures

  • By: Peter Morgan

An All-Purpose Nymph

Topics: Dave Whitlock's versatile Red Fox Squirrel Hair Nymph (standard and beadhead)

  • By: Darrel Martin

A Mayfly Emerger

Topics: Tying the Standby Mayfly Emerger Flypattern(s): Standby Mayfly Emerger Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Bauer, Galvan, Islander, Marryat, Okuma, Orvis, Redington, Ross, J. Ryall, Sage, Scientific Anglers, St. Croix, Steelfin, Thomas&Thomas, Tibor, Waterworks/Lamson"

  • By: A. K. Best