Trout at the End of the World

  • By: Sebastian Hope

Argentina's Rio Irigoyen is one of the angling world's newest options for trophy sea-run brown trout.

Time Away from Time

  • By: Greg Thomas

Midway through 2009, I couldn’t complain about the angling year. I started in January chasing sea-run cutthroats around Washington’s Puget Sound, and then migrated north to the Queen Charlotte Islands for steelhead. By April I was throwing Spey on the Skagit River and shortly after, I was doing the same in Oregon on the North Umpqua. Right after that I headed to Maine for landlocked Atlantic salmon. In May I was in southeast Alaska putting the smackdown on more sea-run cutthroats and steelhead, along with some meaty dolly varden.

Dries When the Snow Flies

  • By: Chad Mason

"On spring creeks and tailwaters throughout the country, some of the year’s best and loneliest dry-fly action happens from December through late winter."

Mack Attacks

  • By: Chico Fernandez

"I cast again, saw the fly plop on the surface and a fish break to take it right away. I set the hook and the line flew through my fingers at lighting speed. I knew I had a nice-size mackerel, for sure."

Blitz Season at The End

  • By: Paul G. Quinnett
  • and Pat Ford
  • Photography by: Pat Ford

Montauk, the terminus of land off Long Island, New York, is known as “The End.” During autumn anglers consider it one of the country’s best fly-fishing locations for striped bass, bluefish and false albacore.