The Afton Angler working the big water of Gitche Gumee

The Afton Angler working the big water of Gitche Gumee

The Afton Angler working the big water of Gitche Gumee where the Bois Brule dumps in during the last part of a glorious May evening. photo by Eric Thoreson

A rare wild tiger trout that took a deftly swung partridge

A rare wild tiger trout that took a deftly swung partridge

A rare wild tiger trout that took a deftly swung partridge and orange like it was meant to be...maybe it was. Study the greased line and you can know what I mean. I thought I heard Jock Scott and A.E.H Woods giving me a golf clap back in the forest.

This is a photo of a land locked salmon I worked very

This is a photo of a land locked salmon I worked very

This is a photo of a land locked salmon I worked very hard to catch. It was the second day of the season, pouring rain with temps in the 40's. It measured approximately 22".

This twenty-inch Rainbow ignored nine different flies

This twenty-inch Rainbow ignored nine different flies

This twenty-inch Rainbow ignored nine different flies before falling for a salmon-colored egg pattern. He was caught in just 6 inches of water. His preference of living and foraging in the shoals is evident through the extensive scarring to his upper and lower jaws.

21 3/4" Rainbow with a healthy 11-inch girth caught

21 3/4" Rainbow with a healthy 11-inch girth caught

21 3/4" Rainbow with a healthy 11-inch girth caught on #22 midge dropped below an egg pattern, March 2005.