NEW ZEALAND—Father and son duo Barry and Ryan Clark recently duked it out for monster canal trout bragging rights. Dad won with this 25-pound specimen. “Explaining just how big the hen fish was, Barry said she was almost the same length as his black labrador, Bess.”
Tom Bie is the founder, editor, and publisher of The Drake. He started the magazine in 1998 as an annual newsprint publication based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He then moved it to Steamboat, Colorado (1999), Boulder, Colorado (2001), and San Clemente, California (2004), as he took jobs as managing editor at Paddler, Senior Editor at Skiing, and Editor-in-Chief at Powder, respectively. Tom and The Drake are now both based in Denver, Colorado, where The Drake is finally all grows up(Swingers, 1996) to a quarterly magazine.