Theme: It’s All About the Flies Dates: October 22-26 (mon-fri) Closing Date:Midnight ET on October 26, 2012 Post Submissions: Drake Message Board thread & Drake Facebook Sponsored by: Hill’s Discount Flies (www.hillsdiscountflies.com) 1st Place Prize: Large Waterproof flybox with 192 Flies Runner Up: Small Waterproof flybox with 84 Flies 2nd Runner Up: Small Waterproof flybox…
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #8 This writer has had three essays published in The Drake, which were titled, “Natives” (1998); “Brown Trout” (2002); and “Set Them Free” (2004). Who is he?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #2 From The Drake, Fall 2012— The best way to score a free reel according to Drake contributor Tosh Brown is to:
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #1 From The Drake, Fall 2012— After a whirlwind trip along the Oregon Trail, where Clyde and Tom collided with some Lake Billy Chinook smallies, the keys have now been passed to RA Beattie in Bend. How many gallons of Mirror Pond Ale would it take to fill up Clyde’s…
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #3 Which Wyoming town was The Drake actually founded in? (Hint: It’s not Jackson.)
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #4 In Guiding Goes Gangster—winner of Best Humor Award at the 2010 Drake Fly Fishing Video Awards—what is it the lovely Mrs. Johnson wants to do with her fish?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #5 Into which bay does the river flow that the founder’s dog was named after?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #6 What years did The Drake move to semi-annual publication, and from semi-annual to quarterly?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #7 Which issue had John Gierach’s name spelled “Geirach”—on the COVER?
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