UNBUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME
Exploring the Ghosts of Malibu Creek: A struggling stream in Southern California — now home to Pamela Anderson and Tom Hanks and once home to runs of 1000+ wild steelhead — and the surfers, fisherman and conservationists who seek to save it.
Words: Ben Marcus
THE DUKES OF HOPEDALE
Travis and Bryan Holeman lead the charge among young guides in the South, from the pro redfish tour to catching 44 lb “pumpkins” to living in the “Tin Can”, the “freak show competitors” AKA brothers Holeman represent the spirit Hopedale, LA is going to need to recover.
Words: Kirk Deeter and Roy Tanami
OPERATION DITCH PICKLE
Notorious Steelhead bum Dylan Tomine willfully throws himself into the Northern fried culture that is a Sacramento Delta pro bass tourney with fly bass sensei John Sherman. While their johnboat won’t win any time trials, the weigh-in may be surprising. Learn to love the green slime.
Words: Dylan Tomine
German Imports at the End of The World: Intrepid sea trout seeker Kirk Deeter heads south – way, way south to the tip of Patagonia’s ancient and braided river systems for goliath browns, small streams and angry, wild vacas. The kind that tend to turn you to hamburger.
Words: Kirk Deeter
BAHAMIAN BUSINESS CLASS
Bonefish, Paternity Suits and Pilot Error by Tosh Brown: “Slight delays of mechanical nature”; “Let’s work it out”; “Surely this won’t take long”; “I am not the father of Anna Nicole Smith’s baby!”
Words: Tosh Brown
BLACK SHEEP OF THE BLACK SHEEP
Tilting at Trout by Copi Vojta. An amazing black-and-white reflection of quixotic moments in the high country by an up-and-coming Colorado photographer: spawning browns, exoskeletons, nooks of fly shops, bridges, hoppers, and a few black sheep.
Photos: Copi Vojta
Hucking Big Fur: “Sex Dungeons” and “Meat Whistles.”
Tallboys and Foul Hooks.
Words: Jeff Galbraith
Power Ballads and the subtle smell of cooked chemicals along the Gallatin.
Words: Greg Keeler
Speckled-wing mayflies, hanging out with the faux trout.
OPEN WATER Iceland
Fishing rivers with Viking names, hoping not to get kicked out by Eric Clapton.
Words: Mitchell Scott
OPEN WATER Bonedale Fishing Reports
“You need the patience of Job and an open script of Xanax”; just a summer of guiding on the Roaring Fork.
Words: Kea Hause
CUTBANK Atlantic Salmon Koans
Tibetan hexes, Canadian pennies, and forty-mile footraces.
Words: Monte Burke
OPEN WATER Fish out of water
Fishing for H20 along the Missouri Breaks.
Words: John Holt
OPEN WATER Caught Behind Bars
Rotted out Jeep CJ-5’s, Carole King, The Lost City of Atlantis and a woodcock wind.
Words: Tom Keer
Interview with author Ted Leeson on “Inventing Montana” and why his is different that the other 200 books.
Words: Jim Hepworth
Rivers of a Lost Coast film review; story of loss, testosterone and the profound lessons therein.
Words: Rob Elam
Ice fishing — with boats and six weights.