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The first time I saw ugly competition on the water was way back in the late 1980s, when some evolutionarily challenged degenerate tried to steal a run away from my father and me on Washington’s Stilliguamish River. Acted like he owned the place.

  • By: Greg Thomas




  • Photography by: Jim Klug


Many outdoor product companies have a great origin story. Patagonia and The North Face (and eventually Black Diamond and ESPRIT) famously had their corporate nascence in a single 1968 climbing expedition to Mount Fitz Roy, on the Chilean/Argentine border.

  • By: Zach Matthews

Angle on Art

Josh Udesen is an artist who records the world around him from interesting and unusual perspectives. The fish he paints seem to fill the canvas and take the viewer to strange and mysterious places.

  • By: Bob White


Wild Steelhead
The Lure and Lore of a Pacific Northwest Icon
By Sean M. Gallagher
2013; Wild River Press
700 pp; hardcover; two volumes boxed; $150

  • By: Seth Norman


Old damage to trout habitat is being fixed by dedicated land-and-water stewards, but seldom is heard an encouraging word.

  • By: Ted Williams

Practical and Useful

Naturals on top? Try wet flies rather than dries.

  • By: Dave Hughes

In Patagonia

There are two ways to get to Patagonia. The first route requires some long-term planning. First, you develop employable skills as a youngster, study something respectable in college, get a decent job and save your money.

  • By: Dave Karczynski
  • Photography by: Dave Karczynski

Saved by Big Snelda

If you fly-fish then you travel, if not literally, at least in your mind. In fact, dreaming is in a fly fisher’s DNA, our dark secret when seated at the office, trading our fishing time for money, looking deeply into the monitor, seeing nothing but water and waves and some sort of beast on the end of the line.

  • By: Greg Thomas
  • Photography by: Greg Thomas

Sporting Life

Really, how safe is it for an angler to think the world owes him a fish?

  • By: John Gierach
Name Fly Rod & Reel, Summer 2015
Publication Year 2015
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