Idaho guide Ken Bitton recently ran face first into an errant cast attached to a No. 5 AJ. Bitton survived. His battle wound… badass.
Via Dan Bolton:
“I wanted to share these photos of my guide buddy Ken Bitton. Luckily he was not hurt seriously hurt. However his battle wound is now envied by all Spey fisherman through out the land. We thought you would enjoy.”
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.