There are green rivers; and then there is the Green River. In the latest edit from Bloodknots, the crew strokes oars in the brown- and ‘bow-rich waters below Utah’s Flaming Gorge Dam. Featuring Zeal Optics, Western Rivers Flyfisher Guides, some baetis, and one badass Airstream.
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.