The Steelworks

TIME ROLLED BACKWARD as my wheels rolled north. When I left my home down south, it was earliest spring. Turkeys blasted the woods with their gobbles, searching each other out on a carpet of May apples, the dogwoods above them bursting with white flowers. But not here, not in Ohio. …

A Proper Trout

S   TINGING NETTLES, it turns out, look a whole lot like mint. I figured this out the hard way when I ripped a fistful of them out of a Hampshire sheep pasture along England’s southern coast and mashed them to my nose expecting the smell of wintergreen. My English …

Ten Tips on Angling Travel

THE DOLLAR IS STRONG, airfare prices are decreasing, and there has never been a better time to engage in some angling travel.  …

Riding the Gipsy

Mousin’ by mothership, on Argentina’s Río Paraná. [Story by Zach Matthews / Photos by Zach Matthews & Rebecca Shaneyfelt] THE MOUSE LOOKED FRIGHTENED. …

Mountain Madness

Headhunting for big trout in the heart of Patagonia. T HE WIND IS NO JOKE. That’s the first thing they ought to …

Vedavoo Drink Coozie

This thing sort of falls into the category of ‘Stupid Pet Tricks’ for your drift boat.  Vedavoo started making these ultra-swank drink …

Buying Backing Just Got Way Easier

Fly line backing is not sexy (usually).  It’s pretty basic stuff: a thin strand of braided Dacron or similar polyester product, meant …

Hunt, Gather, Cook with Hank Shaw

Season Eleven, Episode Eleven: Hunt, Gather, Cook with Hank Shaw 33:55 (Click below to download, or subscribe on iTunes.) MP3 | iTunes | RSS Hank Shaw is …

Flats Boat Masterclass with Chris Morejohn

Season Eleven, Episode Ten: Flats Boat Masterclass with Chris Morejohn 33:08 (Click below to download, or subscribe on iTunes.) MP3 | iTunes | RSS Chris Morejohn was one …

Bull Trout with Derek Olthuis

Season Eleven, Episode Nine: Bull Trout with Derek Olthuis 30:31 (Click below to download, or subscribe on iTunes.) MP3 | iTunes | RSS Photographer, author and guide Derek Olthuis shares …

Slovenian Marble Trout with Matt Calderaro

Season Eleven, Episode Seven: Slovenian Marble Trout with Matt Calderaro 31:03 (Click below to download, or subscribe on iTunes.) MP3 | iTunes | RSS Matt Calderaro of Soca …

Ancient Stripers with Garner Reid

Season Eleven, Episode Six: Ancient Stripers with Garner Reid 33:35 (Click below to download, or subscribe on iTunes.) MP3 | iTunes | RSS Etowah River, Georgia guide Garner …

Ninja Suit

You’ve got to hand it to the marketing people, because “Ninja Suit” is exactly what this thing ought to be called.  Basically …

Mongolia with Dan Vermillion

Season Eleven, Episode Five: Mongolia with Dan Vermillion 32:19 (Click below to download, or subscribe on iTunes.) MP3 | iTunes | RSS Dan Vermillion is one of …

Yeti Yerba Mate Kit

Here’s a weird stocking stuffer idea for Christmas: the Yeti Yerba Mate kit!  It’s an off-menu combo item, if you will, but it …

Restoration with Mike Sprague

Season Eleven, Episode Four: Restoration with Mike Sprague 28:15 (Click below to download, or subscribe on iTunes.) MP3 | iTunes | RSS Mike Sprague runs Trout Headwaters, Inc., a …