The Learning Curve

  • By: Paul Guernsey
  • and Buzz Bryson

Fishing skills: How to get good FAST; proper split-shot placement

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,

The Blue Winged Olive

  • By: Chris Santella

Bed, breakfast and spring-creek fishing in Livingston, Montana

John and A.K.

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Every so often, A.K. Best runs into somebody who is surprised to discover that he is an actual, walking-and-breathing human being-one who creates trout flies and smokes little cigars, no less. "I thought John Gierach made you up!" they'll tell him. I think there are a number of things that account for

The Red Quill Spinner

  • By: A. K. Best

Here's one pattern that will imitate a variety of mayfly species