[There is some irony that a blog about the best photographers in the business is shot with a busted up iphone and a lens that came out of a crackerjack box.—WR]
Surface Film is a fundraising event that showcases the work of some of the best established—as well as new—flyfishing photographers in the country. The event was held last week at Anthology Fine Art here in Denver, Colorado. If you don't live in or around the Mile High City or happened to miss the event, here's a recap.
The Greenbacks is a group of anglers whose goal is to make conservation fun and engaging, while promoting and protecting cold-water fisheries. Their primary mission is to engage and recruit members for the next generation of Trout Unlimited. Surface Film is their chance to highlight stunning flyfishing photography, raising money for efforts in the flyfishing community.
One year of limited mitigation efforts and wrist-splaps for the energy firm that continues to lace the DSP with toxic levels of benzene
Today marks exactly 365 days since Denver-based angler Trevor Tanner noticed an oil sheen flowing from Sand Creek into the South Platte River just downstream of the Suncor oil refinery at Commerce City. And in that time a lot has gone on—both at ground zero and along the DSP itself.
Slow boats, picked pockets, and damaged goods
From B.C. I headed south via the Tsawwassen ferry station en route to Victoria. Final destination, Forks, WA. We wove through Gulf Islands such as Galiano, Mayne, and Pender. From there, I switched boats and crossed the Strait of Juan De Fuca—just in time to catch a bomber sunrise.
How to secure your rod in an ultra-cheap tube for less
These days you can burn upwards of $200 on a space-age rod tube, or you can just toss your stick in a sack and hope for the best. I’ve been on the road and in the air quite a bit this summer. The people, places, and species vary but my one traveling companion that remains the same and that does not falter—my invincible rod tube.
Busses and studded boots
Three days after returning from Mexico, I was on another plane. This time from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C. When we touched down there was standing water on the tarmac. It was raining hard.