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McGuane, “Fish are suspicious of perfect imitations . . .”

"One holds up the fly and thinks both like a fish and a fisherman, and perhaps as a species of prey, all at once; though maybe it is not thinking." - McGuane [...]

April 13, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Thomas McGuane’s Cloudbursts

He started to leave, but after a moment he turned around and looked me square in the eyes and said, “I couldn’t live like that.” I’ve never forgotten it. - McGuane [...]

March 12, 2018 RECENT, Slide

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