January 1995

January 1995

Lessons from Atlantic Salmon

Topics: "Atlantic salmon, Gaspe Peninsula, mistakes, prepraration, tippets, salmon rods, Escoumins River " Fish: Atlantic salmon Location(s): "Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Escoumins River " Water(s): "Escoumins River, " Flypattern(s): Bombers

  • By: Dave Hughes

The True Story of the Dancing Fly

Topics: "humor, fiction, northern Michigan, Robert Traver, Johnnie Voelker Frenchman's Pond, Upper Peninsula, Sam Peabody " Location(s): "Northern Michigan, Upper Peninsula "

  • By: Jim Enger

1995 Kudos

Topics: "Moana T. Kofe, Guide of the Year, Rusty Gates, Angler of the Year, G. Loomis GLX Rods, Orvis PM-10 Rods, Sage RPL-X Rods, Goldeneye vests, Danville thread, Christmas Island, Au Sable River, " Fish: Bonefish Location(s): "Christmas Island, Au Sable River, northern Michigan " State Sector: Northern

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • , Jack Sayers
  • , Bill Hunter
  • , James Butler
  • , Ted Leeson
  • and Harry Campbell

Fear of Casting

Topics: "New Zealand, guides, pressure, stage fright " Location(s): New Zealand Water(s): Pelorous River

  • By: Joan Salvatto Wulff

Those dixie reds

Topics: "redfish, South Carolina, Charleston, " Fish: "reds, redfish " Location(s): South Carolina Water(s): Atlantic Ocean

  • By: James Butler

An Experiment on the Babine

Topics: "steelhead, salmon flies, Norwegian salmon flies, Norway, British Columbia, Atlantic salmon, tube flies, Canada, " Fish: "steelhead, Atlantic salmon " Location(s): "British Columbia, Norway, Canada " State Sector: British Columbia Water(s): Babine River Flypattern(s): Tube flies

A Picnic on Rangiroa Reef

Topics: "islands, South Pacific, Rangiroa, triggerfish, crevalle, Napoleon, blacktip shark, wire leaders, saltwater fishing, " Fish: "triggerfish, crevalle, Napoleon, blacktip shark, " Location(s): "Polynesia, South Pacific, Rangiroa " Flypattern(s): "Crazy Charlie, Woolly Bugger, "

  • By: Seth Norman

The rod & book traveling club

Topics: "humor, books, fiction "

  • By: Paul G. Quinnett

Why Marine Fish Management Hasn't Worked

Topics: "marine fisheries, fish excluder devices, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Division, Striped Bass Conservation Act, shrimpers, commercial fishing, " Fish: "striped bass, bluefish, mackerel, weakfish, billfish, sharks, red drum " Location(s): "Cape Cod, North Carolina"

  • By: Ted Williams

Best Flats-Fishing Destinations

Topics: "flats fishing, Mexico, Cancun, Belize, Bahamas, bonefish, permit, Florida Keys, Honduras, tarpon, snook, saltwater fishing, saltwater guides" Fish: "bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook " Location(s): "Mexico, Florida Keys, Bahamas, Belize " Water(s): Caribbean

  • By: Jack Samson

The Best He's Read in Years

Topics: "Whitefish Can't Jump&Other Tales of Gamefish on the Fly (E. Donnall Thomas, Jr.); The Little Book of Fishing (Will Balliet); Fishing Season: An Artist's Fishing Year (Rodger McPhail); The New American Trout Fishing (John Merwin); Fishing the North Platte River: An Angler's Guide (Rod Walinchus);

  • By: Stephen Bodio

Back to Basics

Topics: "folded wing wets, Scotland, wet flies, Scottish flies, Tweed, Clyde, Tummel " Location(s): Scotland Water(s): "Tweed, Clyde, Tummel " Flypattern(s): "Greenwell's Glory, Black Gnat "

  • By: Darrel Martin

Hanging Around with Guides

Topics: "guides, Alberta, Labrador, Ed Engle, " Water(s): Bow River Dealer/Manufacturer(s): "Caney Fork Outfitters, Florida Outfitters, "

  • By: John Gierach