When Is a Pizza Not a Pizza?

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Q: WHEN IS A SLICE OF PIZZA NOT A SLICE OF PIZZA? A: WHEN IT'S A RISING TROUT! I got this surreal photo via text from my buddy Rob Parkins (Photographer, Fly Tyer, Fishing Guide in Victor ID). It may be my favorite fly fishing photo ever....

Yellowhammers and Specks

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"I thought you might like these," my brother Tom holds out an old yellowed envelope. "I found them going through some of Pete's things." William Starling Cahill, who preferred to be called Pete, was my Grandfather and the man who taught me to fly fish. He's...

The Toughest Water in Wyoming

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"HOW WAS YOUR DAY?" ASKED THE GUY AT THE FLY SHOP COUNTER. "WELL," I ANSWERED, "I FISHED THE TOUGHEST WATER IN WYOMING." Everyone rolled their eyes. This was exactly the response I expected. Working at a fly shop in Jackson hole, I imagine, you get to listen...

So You Want To Be An Alaska Guide?

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By Whitney Gould The plane, which brought me to Western Alaska is gone. I’m standing on a remote, empty tarmac. The sky is a herring-gull gray, the air crisp and clean. I am surrounded by tundra. The only visible object is a square box painted white, the...

Being There

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I'VE BEEN ASKED A HUNDRED TIMES HOW I TOOK THIS PHOTO. THE ANSWER IS REALLY SIMPLE. I took several years. I had this idea in my head for a long time. I wanted to show the pure mayhem of a jumping tarpon. I wanted tell the...