Wisconsin—last year when a group of state and federal fisheries employees began their second annual competition to catch and release as many species as possible, John Lyons was expected to do well. But Lyons lapped the field and nearly doubled the previous record. Over the 2009/2010 license year (April 1 to March 31), Lyons caught 50 species of fish.
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.