September 1999

September 1999

Of Bass and Sociopaths

Topics: "bass fishing in Alisal, California" Fish: Bass Location(s): "Alisal, California" Flypattern(s): "Kate and Bill Howe's ALF, Denis Pierce Plug, Leo Gutterres Popper, Seth Norman's Artless Dodger"

  • By: Seth Norman

Cool Clothes: and a hot new rod from Sage

Topics: "Sage 890-5 SP, Spring Creek Stillwater Classic FFE (Fly-Fishing Edition) Pram, Ex Officio Double Haul Shorts, Ex Officio Air Strip Hat, Columbia Schooner Bank Cachalot Cap"

  • By: Paul McGurren

The Specks of the Outer Banks

Topics: Seatrout of North Carolina's Outer Banks Fish: Seatrout Location(s): "Outer Banks, North Carolina"

  • By: Peter Morgan

Into the Heart of the Brule

Topics: Night fishing on the Brule from a canoe Fish: Trout Location(s): Wisconsin Water(s): Bois Brule River Insect(s): Hexagenia and Brown Drakes (night bugs) Dealer/Manufacturer(s):

  • By: Bill Stieger

Downstream Nymphing

Topics: Catching trout on nymphs on the swing Fish: Trout Water(s): Riffles in streams Insect(s): Nymphs Flypattern(s): "Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear (brown), Dave Whitlock's Fox Squirrel (tan), Polly Rosborough's Muskrat (gray), Herl Nymph (olive); size 12-16"

  • By: Dave Hughes

A New Season

Topics: Dryfly fishing for tarpon; Jeffrey Cardenas' first article Fish: "tarpon, " Location(s): Florida Keys Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Fly-Tyer's Carry-All Folstaf

Spawning Colors

Topics: History of brook trout fishing in western Maine and its future Fish: Brook trout Location(s): Western Maine Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Simms Guide Vest

  • By: Paul Guernsey

Swimming toExtinction

Topics: "Maine Atlantic Salmon, possible extinction and what the state is doing about it" Fish: Atlantic salmon Location(s): Maine

  • By: Ted Williams

Literary Traditions

Topics: "Royal Coachman: The Lore and Legends of Fly-Fishing (Paul Schullery, Simon and Schuster), Presenting the Fly (Lefty Kreh, The Lyons Press), One River More (W.D. Wetherell, The Lyons Press), Faithful Travelers (James Dodson, Bantam Books)" Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Metz Hackle

  • By: Seth Norman

A Spin Off the Old Block

Topics: Spinning blocks Flypattern(s): "CDC hackle, sparkle&flash, or single-thread mole dust" Dealer/Manufacturer(s): Scientific Anglers Advanced Shooting Technology and Orvis Wonderline

  • By: Darrel Martin

The Lake

Topics: Cutthroats and the author's private place to fish for them Fish: Cutthroat Location(s): Rocky mountains

  • By: John Gierach