VOLUME FORTY ONE, ISSUE 3
A Thousand Possibilities
A DIY fly angler’s smorgasbord waits in the unimaginably clear, fertile, and historic waters of the Saint Lawrence.
by Ryan Sparks
The Sink Tip Swing
If you’re not capitalizing on a fish’s instinctual triggers, you’re overlooking opportunities and missing out on a lot of fun.
by Rick Kustich
CLOSER LOOK: Siberian Taimen
The largest of all salmonids, these voracious predators are sometimes called river wolves, and anglers travel great distances to pit their skills against such a fearsome quarry.
by Phil Monahan
Mastering Technical Drifts
Whether you’re fishing dry flies or nymphs, not every presentation is easy, but you can gain an edge with just a few easy adjustments.
by Jason Randall
Nontypical Northeast Hatches
Big trout looking for an early-season meal aren’t always on the hunt for mayflies, caddis, and stones.
by Robert Streeter
Caught in the Middle
How to target trout feeding below the water’s surface but above the streambed.
by Phil Tereyla
Mixing bonefish, permit, and homemade bourbon on the Mexican Caribbean.
by Nick Roberts & Patrick Williams
- Editor’s Page by Ben Romans
- Profile by Greg Robinson
- Sweet Spot photography by Patrick Williams
- Natural Reflections by Ted Fauceglia
- Fly Tyer® by Scott Sanchez
- Waterlines by Noah Davis
COVER: Guide James Hughes with a huge smallmouth bass on Michigan’s Muskegon River. Photography by Brian Grossenbacher.