No. 1: Susquehanna River

  American Rivers recently chose Pennsyltucky’s Susquehanna River (also coursing through parts of NY and Maryland) as its “America’s Most Endangered Rivers Of 2011” poster child. The river, once renowned for its prime smallmouth fishing flowing through Bob Clouser’s backyard has, over the last ten years, been reduced by ag runoff and other environmental cancers.…

US-Canada Distributor Map

Southeast Locations

United States | Canada Alabama McCoy Outdoor Company 3498 Springhill Avenue Mobile, AL 36608 Arkansas McLellan’s Fly Shop 18 W Sunbridge Dr Fayetteville, AR 72703 Florida Apalache Outfitters 29 Avenue E Apalachicola, FL 32320 Black Fly Outfitter 11702 Beach Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32246 Flint Creek Outfitters 4414 SW College RD 910 Ocala, FL 34474 Florida…


Opinion: Reason to Believe

  Scott Willoughby is The Denver Post’s new outdoors editor. Evidently, covering quagmires of the day—climate change, access issues, energy development, et cetera—have stymied his cake-walk visions of weekly fishing excursions, honing his sporting clay skills, and spending more time outdoors. It’s something we can empathize with… for we, too, believe it’s time to go…


National Parks in Peril

  America houses upwards of 394 National Parks—from Alcatraz Island to Zion. And Saturday marks the beginning of National Park Week (April 16-24). According to the National Park Service, this year’s focus is “Healthy Parks, Healthy People,” highlighting connections between human and environmental health “and the vital role America’s national parks play in both.” This…


Anatomy of a Shitshow

sheening v. 1. the terms “sheened” and “sheening” connote partying, questionable decision-making and public humiliation. —The New York Times Wetsville, WA—The loop of fly line hung just below my reel, pinched between my index finger and thumb. The line straightened against the eyelets of my rod and the spool on my reel gave line. One turn. Two…


Patagonia to Purchase Seaside NJ

NEW JERSEY—Patagonia Inc. recently pledged $2.3 million toward the purchase of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, as part of its Communities for Cultural Eternity initiative. “We’ve selected Seaside because we strongly believe it’s one of the final frontiers of contemporary Americana teetering on the brink of its last 15-minutes,” says company founder, Yvon Chouinard.


Opinion: Hook-And-Bullets

  Classic “hook-and-bullet” titles such as Field & Stream have graced magazine racks for more than a hundred years, successfully cultivating readerships in the million+ range. Author David Petersen explores the wrinkled genre, operating along what he points to as a “triad of how-to, where-to and product hype.” Although The Drake does not make the…