Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #1 From The Drake, Fall 2012— After a whirlwind trip along the Oregon Trail, where Clyde and Tom collided with some Lake Billy Chinook smallies, the keys have now been passed to RA Beattie in Bend. How many gallons of Mirror Pond Ale would it take to fill up Clyde’s…
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #3 Which Wyoming town was The Drake actually founded in? (Hint: It’s not Jackson.)
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #4 In Guiding Goes Gangster—winner of Best Humor Award at the 2010 Drake Fly Fishing Video Awards—what is it the lovely Mrs. Johnson wants to do with her fish?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #5 Into which bay does the river flow that the founder’s dog was named after?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #6 What years did The Drake move to semi-annual publication, and from semi-annual to quarterly?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #7 Which issue had John Gierach’s name spelled “Geirach”—on the COVER?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #8 This writer has had three essays published in The Drake, which were titled, “Natives” (1998); “Brown Trout” (2002); and “Set Them Free” (2004). Who is he?
Orvis Helios 2 Hunt: Question #2 From The Drake, Fall 2012— The best way to score a free reel according to Drake contributor Tosh Brown is to:
Theme: Tested on Animals Closing Date: June 30th, 2011 Post Submission: Message Board Sponsored by: Nautilus Reels 1st Place Prize: FWx Reel (your choice of size) Honorable Mentions: Fish with Cojones T-Shirt Rules: There are no rules, fool. But the good folks at Nautilus have provided select guidelines for those in pursuit of the prize.…
The One That Got Away is a common, haunting theme in flyfishing. We’ve fished through many examples: the brown that chowed our Home Invader, hauled a mile upstream, never to be seen again; and the ill-fated fishing poses of uncooperative SOBs that kick wake in your face in the midst of capturing the “shot of…