“'It’s a long line of whispers that gets you on Loch Damph." Read More
A blank canvas, acrylic paints and plenty of mojitos. American sporting artist and former Jimmy Buffett band member Vaughn Cochran called a summit of fellow painters at Blackfly Lodge on Abaco Island in Summer 2016. Read More
Alphonse Island, a sandy knoll located 900 miles east of the African mainland and a hair south of the Equator, is hopelessly encircled by what many would argue to be the richest and most challenging saltwater fishery on the planet. It's also the base camp of saltwater explorer Keith Rose-Innes. Read More
The Lange Sisters were whitewater and fishing guides by the time they were 15. Today, they're helping breast cancer survivors through Casting for Recovery.
Photo: Missy Shofner Sprouse Read More
On the tiny island of Holbox, a stone's throw from the Mexico mainland, lives a legendary angler named Sandflea. Read More
Photo: Bryan Gregson
Arthur Blank--businessman, philanthropist and rancher. Read More
Photo: Arnica Spring Photography
It used to be that an angler could kill up to 30 wild steelhead per year in the state of Washington. No more, thanks to Rich Simms and the Wild Steelhead Coalition. Read More
Photo: Earl Harper Studios
"Being a pioneer is not a function of who you are so much as when you are. There was a level of freedom there, a horizon that you couldn't see from the road. And we were willing to get off the road.” Read More
Photo: Adam Barker Photography
When I was 25 years old and he, 82, my grandfather called me to his desk. He opened a file drawer, pulled out a large manila envelope and handed it to me. It was labeled "Saigon—April 1975." Read More
The President of Simms on mine threats, climate change, dangerous politics and helping veterans. Read More
In January 2016, I visited the Jardines de la Reina, a place as spectacular, wild and worthy of holy pilgrimage as Yellowstone’s backcountry. Read More
Photo: Nick Price
My road trip essay about the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally appears in the Spring 2016 issue of Boulevard literary journal. Outlaws, ghosts and, of course, motorcycles, abound.
Photo: Arnica Spring Photography Read More
My feature on emerging community-based conservation models and the making of RA Beattie's Jungle Angler runs in the Apr/May 2016 issue of Fly Fisherman.
Photo: RA Beattie Read More
My coverage of Off the Grid Studio's Turning Points North is featured in this year's Stonefly, the magazine of the F3T. Read More
Artwork: Paul Puckett
The Legend of El Dorado drove treasure-crazed conquistadors to feverishly map the Amazon. Today, the legend lives in the golden dorado, the apex fish of the river revered as a god by local tribes. Read More
Photo: RA Beattie
I was thrilled to collaborate with some amazing talent on my first-ever screenwriting project, Turning Points North (Beattie Outdoor Productions & Off the Grid Studios). Read More
Perhaps nowhere else on the planet could fishing incite heated international debate. But in the Bahamas, where silver scales translate to serious capital, the first-ever proposal of recreational fishing regulations has incited a volatile reaction among domestic and international stakeholders.
Photo: Bryan Gregson Read More
"She pulled the lit cigar from her teeth and held it aloft as if raising the sacrament, smoke levitating to midday sun like the birth of wildfire in bone-dry grass. The sun was too high for fish to rise. The river cut a cool artery through the thirsty landscape." Read More
Artwork: Jesse Greenwood
Two of my Steller stories made the user Top 20 this month. Read More
The debate over what constitutes a native versus non-native species is enough to drive a person mad. Road tripping from Virginia to Idaho, I consulted with various subject matter experts to better understand the issue.
Artwork: AD Maddox Read More