Some of our favorite photos of 2016 from the pages of Anglers Journal...
The worst part about driving through most of Wyoming is having to look at it. The state’s office of tourism dissembles. The pictures plastered on rest-stop brochures and online clickbait banners represent a small portion of Wyoming’s vast rectangular canvas. An accurate rendering would depict a monochromatic backdrop speckled with denuded foliage and sagebrush. But it is not the scenery itself that is vexing; it is the vague feelings that the scenery is prone to produce. The landscape doesn’t have a focal point, which allows thoughts to tip toward the abstract. Thoughts and emotions are blithely swept along, tumbling over
Fish Town It’s clear from the moment I arrive that there aren’t enough dead bugs on my windshield or dirt on my car to be perceived as a serious fly angler here. I’ve always been fastidious about my equipment, including my rig, but I have to admit I’m a little jealous of the beater next to me that’s covered in various dead hatches with the words “Fish or die” scratched into the caked mud on the window. That’s West Yellowstone, Montana: a fish-or-die kind of town. Did I say town? More accurately, it’s an outpost. You stay here because you
A former fisheries technician brings his sharp eye to photographing rural Texas
The builders of North Carolina are known for offshore fishing boats that are fast, seakindly and easy to look at.
The offshore photography of Tom Spencer, who cut his teeth shooting with an iphone.
More than a dozen new saltwater models were introduced in Florida
The peanut bunker were so thick you could walk on them, and stripers romped day and night.
When the offshore action is hot and heavy, you want a crew that can keep its cool
The fishing was excellent and the living sublime at this unique lodge and working ranch in Chilean Patagonia.
A.D. Maddox paints trout like nobody’s business, then hops on her Ducati to unwind.
Discover why the Rainbow King Lodge has earned international acclaim.
Today's bay boats have the essentials for inshore skinny-water fishing but also enough power and deadrise to play offshore.
From her Steel Gray color scheme to her impressive performance, the newest Jarrett Bay 46,Grander was born to instill fear in the hearts of fish--and fishermen--everywhere.
By Chris Landry New products are a big part of the lifeblood of the annual ICAST sportfishing trade show held in Orlando, Fla. Here are the 24 product winners deemed the most innovative in their respective categories at the 2016 show. They range from newly designed hooks that cost less than $4 for a pack of six to a trolling motor and a kayak that each run about $2,800. Previous Next 1 of 12 Tangier Island: Just Scraping By Tangier Island: Just Scraping By Tangier Island: Just Scraping By Tangier Island: Just Scraping By Tangier Island: Just Scraping By Tangier