Drake Magazine Back Issue Content: 2015

Spring – The Transfer, Prince and Preacher, Christmas Island Comeback, On the Peninsula.

Summer – I Love Laxa, Chasing Natives, Patches, Post-Inferno Flyfishing

Fall – Western Remembrance, Ahead of the Flood, The Wind at Montauk, Return of Wild Abundance.

Winter – On the Mend, Derailed, Minnesota Musky, Pancora Holiday.

Smokies Survivor—Return of the red line brook trout

In 2015, the Park Service opened all of what were once known as “red line” brookie streams in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In doing so, it endorsed both anglers and trout. It is now the official policy of the United States to let these Appalachian natives be their own brookie selves. Contributor Zach Matthews…

Gotcha Covered

A dozen solutions to the “Bahamas Issue” IN JULY, the Bahamian government and the Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association (BFFIA) announced proposed changes to laws governing bonefishing in the Bahamas. Some of the proposals—like requiring visiting anglers to hire a guide—created public outcry, private controversy, and several scintillating blogfights. But our own investigative reporting uncovered…