Back to summer basics—check out Dillon Renton, from Renton River Adventures, and Sterling Dillingham, from River Runner Outfitters, fishing for Oregon steelhead with single-hand fly rods and skaters. Filmed By Tyler Orton and Curtis Ciszek. Edited By Curtis Ciszek, @nwsteelheadanglers.
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.