Sunday Classic / Not Just Anybody’s Saint Vrain

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"IF YOU CLIMB INTO THE CAB OF THAT PICKUP WITH JOHN YOU'LL FIND THAT WHERE YOU WIND UP CAN, ONLY IN THE MOST EXISTENTIAL TERMS, BE CALLED A FISHING TRIP." It's about seven-thirty on a Saturday morning. It's mid-September and the chilly Colorado air has...



Sunday Classic / Don’t Let Yourself Get Numb to the Reward

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Is that cookie cutter rainbow trout making you feel numb inside? Are you losing the feeling of reward lately on the water? Two decades have passed since I caught my first trout on a fly rod, and even with all those years that have gone by,...



Saturday Shoutout / The Fishing Poet

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By Carter Lyles MATT SMYTHE IS JUST AS GOOD A WRITER AS HE IS KNOWLEDGEABLE OF FLY-FISHING, AND HIS FLY-FISHING BLOG IS KILLER. Matt grew up fly-fishing and took up his passion in writing as a freelance writer. I gave Matt a call the other week and...



The Chum Salmon, He’s Mad As Hell And He’s Not Going To Take It Anymore

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IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR A FIGHT, THIS IS THE GUY TO GIVE IT TO YOU. Chum salmon get very little in the way of respect. It's either called a chum or a dog salmon. I don't even know it's proper name but it's pretty clear from...



Sunday Classic / Fly Fishing The Zombie Apocalypse

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WILL SOMEONE PLEASE INVENT THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE VIRUS, BECAUSE I AM SO READY! Do you ever wonder why the Zombie Apocalypse is so popular with twenty-somethings? Seriously, you get more than two of them in a room and there's going to be an hour of discussion...