High Risk, High Impact

Metric-based success is the requirement for funding from Grassy Creek Foundation. One project that could secure the foundation’s support tries to save one of the United States’ last salmon populations.


The Mysterious Softmouth Trout

In a few rivers of the Balkans swims a fish that only remotely resembles a brown or rainbow trout – the mysterious softmouth trout. Hans van Klinken explores the rare species.



My Way with Salmon

After nearly 44 years of dry fly fishing for Atlantic salmon I must admit that I did not often write about this wonderful, leaping silver fish or the special flies and techniques that I use to catch them.


Umami Santoku is all you need

Norwegian designer Per Finne masters a knife, mixing tradition with modernity because he believes that value comes with time. >>

From Architect to Rodbuilder

Swedish architect Christian Hörgren turned a passion into a proper side job, becoming a rod builder. His glass fiber rods are valued from the US to Japan.


Fly Fishing Culture and Philosophy