Peter Kaminsky

Peter Kaminsky

Peter Kaminsky’s “Outdoors” column has appeared in The New York Times for 25 years. He has been a contributing editor to Field & Stream, Outdoor Life and Sports Afield, and is the author of many books, including American Waters and The Moon Pulled Up An Acre of Bass.

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The Chef Would Rather Fish

When Ned Baldwin Isn't in the Kitchen, He's Usually Fishing, Thinking About Fishing, or Cooking Something He Caught

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Crazy Big

Lake Thingvallavatn might be hard to pronounce, but it's overflowing with giant brown trout

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Full-Contact Fishing

The lure of ever-bigger trout pulls anglers south.

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Catch it, Cook it

When the writer landed what has become known as The Fifty Four Dollar Grouper, it was the beginning of a lifelong education in cooking his catch.

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Brown Trout

The fly fisherman has ‘this thing’ for browns rising to mayflies

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Sure Sign

Scores of shadaholics are drawn into the new season as American shad leave the salt and move upriver to spawn.

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Damn Near Perfect

Here at last was an almost-virgin, freestone stream that looked like the streams that Arnold Gingrich, Ray Bergman and A.J. McClane had written about.