In This Issue

VOLUME FORTY-FIVE, ISSUE 2

FEATURES

Almost Friends
Sometimes “almost” is as good as it will ever be.
by Daniel Isermann

Of Licenses
Minor quandaries, including those of the moral variety, brought on by small-time hoarding and scofflaws.
by John Gierach

The Honeymooners
Tensions at home and on the water.
by Richard Chiappone

Damsels
Brookies, browns, and the blonde that got away.
by Dave Zoby

Mars Attacks
A battle at sea with the god of war.
by Kurt Cox

EXPEDITIONS
Second-Chance Bones
An Andros guide turns prophet.
by Russ Lumpkin


PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNALS

BC in the Spring
by Nick Trehearne

Fins & Feathers
by Barry & Cathy Beck

Summertime Browns
by Adam Tavender


DEPARTMENTS

JOURNAL
Gray’s Recollected
by Steve Bodio

TRADITIONS
Sharks as Fishermen
Early tarpon fishing: theory and practice.
by A. W. Dimock Edited by Will Ryan

ANGLING
Old River, New River
Matching the hatch means little if you don’t match the fight in the fish.
by Scott Sadil

SHOOTING
Anatomy of a Miss (or Two)
The joys of bitter self-recrimination.
by Terry Wieland

EATING
Spring Bear
An unexpected pleasure.
by Martin Mallet

ART
George Morland
Vice versus art.
by Brooke Chilvers

BOOKS
Permanent Images
by Chris Camuto

POEM
Slate over Glass
by David Joy

PLUS

  • Gear & Lifestyle
  • People, Places & Equipment
  • The Listing

FRONT COVER: Spring Strutter, by Bucky Bowles oil on linen • 18 × 24 inches