American Fly Fishing

July/August 2020 (PDF)

Features
36
Upper Gunnison River, CO
Green Drakes, Golden Stones, and a King-Size Kokanee Run
By Doug Dillingham
42
Oil Creek, PA
A Trout Riddle Wrapped in an Enigma
By Ralph Scherder
48
Steens Mountain, OR
High Desert Oasis
By John Shewey
54
New Haven Harbor, CT
Multi-Species Mecca within City Limits
By Tom Migdalski
58
Lake Lenore, WA
Overlooked Lahontan Cutts
By Mike Benbow
62
Cottonwood Creek, CA
Dreaming of Alpine Gold
By Dave Fason
66
Whitewater River, NC/SC
Never a River So Appropriately Named
By Bill Chiles
Departments
6
Through the Lens
Hebgen Lake, Montana
Photo by John Juracek
10
Masters at the Bench
James St. Clair
By Don Roberts
14
Conservation
Issues, Action, & Answers from
Around the Country
IDByLine
16
Around the East
Michigan, New York, Wisconsin, Maine,
West Virginia, Arkansas
24
Around the West
Texas, Montana, Alaska, New Mexico,
Idaho, Washington, Colorado
32
Exposure
The Good Life
74
American Classics
The Larger-than-Life Life of the Late
Russell Chatham
By E. Donnall Thomas Jr.
78
In the Vise
DC's 1870 Stimulate-attract-icator
By Dennis Collier
80
Fish Tales
Don't Know Why He Swallowed the Fly
But At Least He Didn't Die
By E. Donnall Thomas Jr.