Hanging On By a Thread

Hanging On By a Thread

I reached my chosen stretch of backcountry stream for the day just as the sun was starting its descent. This half a billion years old run of water is where brook trout or “specs,” as they are known locally, are found. I approached the first pool and made a cast with...
Nothing Works In Papua New Guinea

Nothing Works In Papua New Guinea

There is nothing here for civilization. – Captain David Moresby, in 1873 upon becoming the first European to see the land that would become Papua New Guinea’s capital city (and what would be his namesake) Port Moresby. Papua New Guinea is a steam bath permanently set...
How to Dress for Retirement at 28

How to Dress for Retirement at 28

The Search for the Ultimate Fishing Shirt is Over I’ve tried various fishing shirts over the years but none of them ever fit me correctly. Poncho shirts are the first ones that have. They’re streamlined, they fit well through the waist and chest yet give you the space...
Hunting an Atomic Blast Site

Hunting an Atomic Blast Site

My crosshairs bounced with every heartbeat and rattled at each breath. Sweat poured into my eyes. At 400 yards a monster bull oryx slid in between thick desert scrub. He was alone. His coat was faded, laced with the scars of old battles won, and more recent fights...

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