Daily DrakeHighDesert

HighDesertOn a barren high-desert lake a flats skiff materializes like a mirage. Fish are all encased in gold. Bearded dudes with fly rods are gods. Music hums in the distance. And it’s awesome because, shit, it’s Carlos Santana! Everything suddenly makes perfect sense… “listen how it goes, my rhythm…” Oye como va. It’s all about the carp.

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Via Green Drake Outdoors: “Poling around the flats of the high desert in search of the elusive Golden Bonefish. Take a ride with the GDO crew on a unique fly fishing journey aboard saltwater flats fishing style poling skiffs, spot fishing for mudding Carp. This video is Jackie Treehorn Approved!”


Tom Bie

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.

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