In This Issue
VOLUME FORTY ONE, ISSUE 2
Bold & Beautiful Brookies
When, where, and how to find the best wild brook trout fishing in the Northeast.
by Lou Zambello
A string of Greater Yellowstone fly fishing adventurers offer insight on their introduction to the sport, how it influenced their lives, and how they remain on top of their game.
by Sarah Grigg & Arnica Spring Rae
CLOSER LOOK: The Family Stone
The leviathans of the aquatic-insect world, larvae of order Plecoptera inhabit a variety of habitats and provide big meals for hungry trout and bass.
by Philip Monahan
Worth a Thousand Words
A rundown of the top picks from all six categories of the American Angler 2017 photo contest.
by Ben Romans
On countless Rocky Mountain waterways, the first hatches of big bugs signal the start of another season, and for anglers who know how to imitate them, the chance for some of the best dry fly fishing of the year.
by Boots Allen
When All Else Fails
Proven tactics to help you bring trout to hand on those tough days.
by Jason Randall
A band of like-minded ladies, camping, paddleboards, and countless smallmouths on Oregon’s John Day River.
by Jessica McGlothlin
- Editor’s Page by Ben Romans
- Headwaters Profile by Ryan Chelius
- Sweet Spot photography by Arian Stevens
- Natural Reflections by Ted Fauceglia
- Fly Tyer® by Scott Sanchez
- Waterlines by Andrew Pegman
COVER: Jenny Grossenbacher (rowing) and Whitney Milhoan on Montana’s Madison River. Photography by Brian Grossenbacher