Dylan Rakes – Finding Peace On the Fly

Dylan and I have had a few long conversations, covering multiple topics. Although we come from different backgrounds we’ve found commonalities through the sport we love. We all have different reasons why we fish and I think Dylan’s are worth hearing. Through fishing he found a way take back ownership of his mind and begin … Continue reading Dylan Rakes – Finding Peace On the Fly

Kevin McIlravy – Return to Simplicity or Next Generation?

If you don't follow @lostriverdrifter already, be prepared for a treat. He cut his teeth on the small Catskill tributaries that beautiful brook trout call home. He's since grown as an angler, almost as fast as the number of Instagram followers he’s garnered. I sat down with Kevin (with a bottle of Bourbon to share) … Continue reading Kevin McIlravy – Return to Simplicity or Next Generation?

Train Spills 4,000 Gallons of Diesel in the West Branch of the Delaware

Early Thursday morning, a train derailment occurred near Hale Eddy bridge–a famed stretch of prime trout water on the West Branch of the Delaware River–spilling almost 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the river. These are my home waters. Large storms the day before had the river flowing at almost 6,000 cfs at the time … Continue reading Train Spills 4,000 Gallons of Diesel in the West Branch of the Delaware