New York Diaries 1. Blue In The Face

I arrived in New York City three days ago. I can see the Manhattan skyline from the window of my apartment in Red Hook. Two blocks from the water, with a perfect view of NY harbor towards the southeast. My room smell like fish. More accurately, it reeks. In a bad way. I’m here for […]

Tom’s Net – Dean Riphagen on the Henry’s Fork

Here is a piece written by Dean Riphagen on the Henry’s Fork that was published on Tom Sutcliffe’s website. FISHING THE HENRY’S FORK – IS THIS ‘THE FINAL EXAM’ IN FLY FISHING MASTERCLASS? OR WHAT’S IT REALLY LIKE TO FISH THE FABLED ‘FORK’? Text by Dean Riphagen. Pictures Dean Riphagen and Rowan Nairn   Rowan Nairn […]

The Trout of Wind River Canyon

Photo essay by Jim Klug ( While Wyoming’s Wind River country rivers are by no means new or undiscovered, what is new is that long-time guide and outfitter Darren Calhoun has opened a lodge on the banks of the Wind River in the middle of the Canyon (a place we feel is the most exciting […]

Redtube – Porn is Good

If there was one fish and fishery I wish we had here in SA, or that I at least had access to more, it would be shallow water Redfish on fly… Ever since I first saw a picture of a Redfish, in an old Abu Garcia advert in an old BASSMASTER magazine when I was […]

Turning Points North

I’ve always been fascinated by pike and would love to catch the various members of the family Esocidae; looking forward to this high quality movie about the pike in northern America; many thanks for this RA Beattie.