1.1 (PREMIERE ISSUE)

Issue 1.1 (PREMIERE ISSUE) / Table of Contents

Features

Classic
EDEN'S TARPON
Lost film reels found in a French barn. ’70s Key West. Harrison. McGuane. de la Valdene. Sideburns. Bad hats. Original music by Jimmy Buffet. And massive, massive silvery beasts.
Words: Kirk Deeter

East Coast Backyard
BATTERED AND BLUE
Bluefishing the bloody, bloody Jersey way. Your fly now sleeps with the fishes.
Words: Brody Quint

Essay
STEEL YOUR FACE
Four Friends of the Devilfish on “Ballad of a Thin Man,” caddis carbonara, spey dreams, and the specter of tar sands.
Words: Chris Santella, Claire Chouinard, Bruce Hill, Dylan Tomine

Travel
NATIVE SONS
Giant Big Hole browns, David Lynch whitefish, and yodeling from the lost corners of Montana.
Words: Ben Marcus

Adventure
THE HIGH COST OF KOLA CHROME
A clandestine quest for Russian “salmons.” Interpol, Texans, and the Hunt for Chrome October.
Words: Dylan Tomine

Gallery
EPIC OF THE EVERYDAY

A dualistic look at flyfishing’s moments and environments.
Photos: Liz Steketee

Departments

RISES
Sharks within petting distance, sockeye communion, and tarponzilla. 

MASTHEAD
In training for the BASS Tour.

PUBLISHER'S NOTES
Herter’s cane and a man named Phil.
Words: Jeff Galbraith

OPEN WATER Kleptoparasitism
The most kick-ass Scrabble word involving bonefish, ever.

OPEN WATER Downtown Denver Carp
Words: Will Rice

ARTIFACT Oregon Crappie Project
A boy and his plywood.
Words: Tom Bie

OPEN WATER The Sierra Phantom
The Glitter fly will not be faded.
Words: Matt Francis

CUTBANK Zombie-mode Sewage Flies
Zoloft dressing and Big Sky Nihilism.
Words: Greg Keeler

CONTRIBUTORS
Banned from one-fly competition; performance decreasing violations.

OPEN WATER Amazon Crystal
Surrealistic species, rainforest tributaries.
Words: Rodrigo Salles

MEDIA Hustle and Fish
A Seattle duo blows the lid off the fly film format.
Words: Rob Elam

Double Haul
In a scene out of an Eagles song, Managing Editor Andrew Steketee freaks out an American trout icon.

OPEN WATER Denny Breer Memoriam
On Returning to the Loft.
Words: Kirk Deeter

TAILOUT
Ingles? Permit… no? Ascension Bay linguistics.

1.1 Features

EDEN'S TARPON
BATTERED AND BLUE
STEEL YOUR FACE
NATIVE SONS
THE HIGH COST OF KOLA CHROME
EPIC OF THE EVERYDAY

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