A Conversation With April Vokey

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April Vokey is one of the most recognized, and sometimes controversial figures in fly-fishing. Few anglers have been thrust into the limelight in quite the same way as April Vokey. April is the first to admit that she asked for it, but it hasn’t always been...



Sunday Classic / Expressionist Brown

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Study the stream bed, brown and green. Through ripples and reflections, we find rocks and wood, maybe a shining piece of metal someone has left behind. Even the flash of a flake of mica in the sand, no bigger than a fishes scale. How is...



Saturday Shoutout / Drawing the Lines

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“ONE PERSON FISHES ONLY DRY FLIES, BUT THE NEXT FISHES DRIES TO RISING TROUT ONLY INSIDE PERFECTLY CIRCULAR RINGS. ANYTHING LESS IS SIMPLY UNSPORTING, YOU SEE.” Fly fishers are a funny lot, to be sure. I’ve often said, “If there’s not an argument, it isn’t fly...



Sunday Classic / Take the Time to Research Your Boat Ramps

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It's really easy to get excited about a last minute trip when your buddy calls and says the fish are biting and then not take the time to research the logistics of where you're going to be fishing. Much of the time things work out...



Saturday Shoutout / Northern Exposure

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“Anyone who says American no longer has big brook trout, has never been to Mane.” In this beautiful and thoughtful film Chase and Aimee Bartee, of Van Life, chase monster brook trout in one of the most magical fisheries left in the U.S.. I’ve fished this...