Tom Keck Is My Role Model

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In September of 2009 I was fishing the South Platte below Spinney Reservoir, the stretch they call the Dream Stream. When I noticed this gentleman casting trico patterns to the far bank...from a wheelchair. I watched for a bit as he worked a pod of rising...



Lionfish – Tasty on Pizza, Hell on the Ecosystem

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Lionfish may be the mother of all invasive species. Take a moment to think about this: a lionfish (native to the Indo-Pacific) has no natural predators in the Atlantic ocean. It can live up to fifteen years, reaching sexual maturity in less than a year. Once...



Sunday Classic / Light, Composition and Action

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THERE ARE A LOT OF ELEMENTS TO A SUCCESSFUL PHOTOGRAPH. MANY ARE TECHNICAL, BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT ARE AESTHETIC. A technically perfect image is worthless if it doesn't capture the eye, and the imagination, of the viewer. Unfortunately, most new photographers get so wrapped up in...



Smith Optics Giveaway: Winner!

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Someone is getting a new pair of fishing glasses from Smith Optics! And that someone is Justin Garant. I absolutely love Justin’s trippy reimagining of me and Grumpy Cat. I may actually hang this in my bathroom, its so awesome. We had some great submissions and, on...



Saturday Shoutout / SCOF and the Island of the Damned

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Things are getting scary at Southern Culture on the Fly. This issue of SCOF gets a littler weird, even for SCOF. It's not for the faint of heart, and it's not to be missed. You might say it's, DAMNED good! CHECK OUT SCOF AND THE ISLAND OF...