July 2003

July 2003

Reel Time

Topics: "Spirit River: Real Eyes Plus, Fly Flash, Fish On! strike indicators, Depth Advantage Dubbing, Rabbit-Tron Dubbing, Lite-Brite. Scientific Anglers System 2 Large Arbor Reel (sizes: 456, 678 and 890), St. Croix Rod's Legend Large Arbor reel (three sizes: 5/6, 7/8 and 9/10). Umpqua Super-Floro

  • By: Buzz Bryson

Trout In The Baja

Topics: Hunting the world's southernmost race of rainbows Fish: Rainbow trout Location(s): Mexico State Sector: Baja Peninsula Water(s): "Rio san Antonio, Rio San Rafael" Flypattern(s): Elkhair Caddis

  • By: James Prosek

The Gorge

Topics: "'Daddy, how did that man get down there?' Fishing in unlikely places"

  • By: John Gierach

Bonefish Charlie

Topics: Legendary Andros Island guide Charlie Smith helped develop saltwater fly-fishing during the early days Fish: Bonefish Location(s): "Andros Island, Bahamas" Flypattern(s): Crazy Charlie

"Brainy As a Brown, Crazy as a Coho"

Topics: Fishing for carp in the Rocky Mountain West Fish: Carp Location(s): Oregon State Sector: Hell's Canyon Water(s): Snake River Flypattern(s): "Wooly Bugger, black grizzly hackle Wooly Bugger, Royal Coachmen, Prince Nymphs"

  • By: Ed Lawrence

Regular Guys

Topics: "Wheather you're broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw or just a regular guy, Cecil and Lester Butt, head guides at the Labrador Salmon Lode, will show some Labrador salmon." Fish: Labrador salmon Location(s): Canada State Sector: "Forteau, Labrador" Water(s): Forteau River

  • By: Monte Burke

Beating The Wind

Topics: Tips on how to avoid getting your fly-casts blown off the water

  • By: Jason Borger

The Survivors

Topics: Why the carp isn't a more popular flyrod fish

  • By: Paul Guernsey

'Darth Vader' vs. Native Fish

Topics: "Is Plum Creek Timber Company's ""HCP"" (habitat conservation plan) with the feds a good thing?"

  • By: Ted Williams

Religion and Comic Relief

Topics: "Zipping My Fly (Rich Tosches, Perifee Books), On the Mother Lagoon (Kathy Sparrow, Wish Publishing), Searching for Blue-Eyed Trout (Larry Mehelic, Writers Club Press), The Gentlemen's Society of Angling (Jay Hill, Pruett Publishing)."

  • By: Seth Norman

From Paris: The Parasol Emerger

Topics: "Tying the Parasol (L'Ombrelle), The Orange Quill Emerger" Flypattern(s): "The Parasol Emerger, The Orange Quill Emerger"

  • By: Darrel Martin

Crippled Cranflies

Topics: "Little Yellow Cranefly (Wet), Brown Cranefly (Wet)" Flypattern(s): "Little Yellow Cranefly (Wet), Brown Cranefly (Wet)"

  • By: A. K. Best

Tom Brokaw

Topics: Interview with Emmy Award winning broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw

  • By: Monte Burke

Do-It-Yourself Dilemmas

Topics: Testing home-built rods for the proper line-weight recommendation; probably better to enroll wife in fly-fishing school than teach her yourself; teaching your kids to fly-fish could create memories cherished for a lifetime

  • By: Buzz Bryson
  • and Paul Guernsey