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The Top Ten, yours, or mine?

Who says it's the Best Ten? We could all make our own list of best ten flies, destinations, game fish, artists, fly rods... I did [...]

December 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Book Review: The Longest Silence

Savoring superbly written short stories like those in "The Longest Silence" is like listening to the few minute long "West End Blues" played by Louis Armstrong [...]

November 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Industry News: Anglers Journal gets an award

Anglers Journal is a four year old print subscription magazine. It's already attained award status for editorial content and aesthetic design. It's all pro, no cons [...]

October 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Events: Norman Maclean Festival

This year's festival features dozens of Montana writers that have followed in Maclean's footsteps, including William Kittredge, Thomas McGuane, and Pete Fromm. [...]

June 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Angler, author Thomas McGuane receives Heritage Award

Thomas McGuane's writing about fly fishing is, as author Jim Harrison put it: " . . . writes better about fishing than anyone else in the history of mankind.” [...]

April 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Chris Dombrowski writes a classic in “Body of Water”

Lounging like a lizard in the warmth of the morning beach sun in Hobe Sound, Florida, a lot of Dombroski’s sentences in Body of Water earned rereads and pauses. [...]

February 27, 2017 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Florida, Florida Keys, Fly Fishing, Slide

Book Review: An old book (about fishing) is a good book

Upriver and Downstream: The Best Fly-Fishing and Angling Adventures is a book you can read in bites. No plot to follow, just fun snippets [...]

February 10, 2017 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Thomas McGuane: Chasing permit in the Florida Keys

I reached down and tailed the fish and lifted him into the boat with one motion. Caught! I felt the cool solidity and strength of the fish between my hands. [...]

June 23, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Thomas McGuane

Feature: 40 years as a Florida Keys flats fishing guide

The main reason the Keys guides were so protective was that the fishery depended on the flats being treated as refuges for the fish. [...]

January 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide