Fat Rainbows in the Backcountry
Discover why the Rainbow King Lodge has earned international acclaim.
Scores of shadaholics are drawn into the new season as American shad leave the salt and move upriver to spawn.
The Deepest Currents
The first time I ever paid to go fishing was when I took a trip to Iceland in 1980. I had never fished for Atlantic salmon and was looking for some romance, as well as for a new experience in a new land.
The Turn Home
A timeless story of closing the loop and returning to one’s natal waters
A Way Home
Veterans of wars 40 years apart find peace fly-fishing a New England trout stream.
Jar of Broken Dreams
There are more than 50 bent, mangled treble hooks in the old Skippy peanut butter jar, artifacts from the early to mid-1980s, when surf fishermen on Block Island, Rhode Island, were regularly tying into huge striped bass.
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.
An Irrepressible Force
He wants his picture taken in front of a sign that reads: “Idaho … Too Beautiful to Litter.”
Master of the Moment
Arthur Shilstone, one of sporting art’s masters, is a transparent watercolorist.
Big, beautiful Dolly Vardens, a remote river, gin-clear water and great fishing highlight this video.
The memory of fish
Dick Goin’s long battle to restore salmon to Washington’s Elwha River is the subject of the recently released full-length film The Memory of Fish
Why We Fish
Words to live by: an ode to a river by the estimable writer Roderick Haig-Brown, spoken by Mel Krieger.
The Right Madness
On the water, 350 days a year.
It was close to midnight on the Fourth of July, and the sun was drawing its curtain for the day.