Highlights

Fishing in Geirach & A.K. Country

  • By: Paul Guernsey

There's a lot I admire about America's best-known pair of fly-fishing buddies, FR&R editor-at-large John Gierach and contributing editor A.K. Best. But the thing I find most admirable about John and A.K. is that, even if neither of these two Midwestern transplants to Colorado had ever published a word,

Re-Discovering the Wool Fly

  • By: David Rini
  • Photography by: Richard Procopio

Get ready to pull the wool over the eyes of every trout you meet

Bristol Bay, By Beaver

  • By: Paul Guernsey

'Commuter' fishing in Alaska's Southwestern wilderness

California's Hot Creek

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Fly-fishing America's only 'dryfly only' stream

Washington's Rocky Ford Creek

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Sometimes a large fish will be so completely cooperative that catching it almost seems like some sort of shameful accident. My first big Rocky Ford rainbow was like that. Without moving anything but its jaw, the four- or five-pounder sitting a mere rod's length upstream of me took my size 14 nymph into