Henry Hughes is an awardwinning poet and the author of Back Seat With Fish. He is a professor at Western Oregon University, and his writing is regularly published in Fly shing & Tying Journal and Harvard Review. Henry’s poem “Fly-fishing in Ukraine” appears in this issue.
Tom Lynch is a photographer, surf sherman and the owner of Angry Fish Gallery in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. His images have appeared in
e Fisherman, On e Water, Big Game Fishing Journal, Sport Fishing, Fly Fisherman and American Angler, among others. Tom shot the images for “XXX XXX.”
Jessica Haydahl Richardson loves to capture life unfolding before her camera lens. Growing up on the ocean in Vancouver, British Columbia, her passion for photography and nature grew into a profession. She has worked with the Vancouver Canucks pro hockey team and Getty Images, and has been published in shing magazines and other publications. Jessica’s photos appear in “Red all Over.”
Jason Stemple is a freelance photographer working out of the Lowcountry in Charleston, South Carolina. His photography has illustrated more than 15 books and appeared in many magazines. He generally spends his days with either a y rod or a camera in hand, sometimes both. Jason shot the red sh image on the cover.
Ken Wells grew up with a
shing pole in his hands on the banks of Bayou Black in Louisiana’s Cajun country. He got his rst newspaper job as a 19-year-old college dropout covering car wrecks and alligator sightings for his hometown weekly. He went on to a journalism career that included 24 years at e Wall Street Journal. e author of ve novels and three non- ction books, Ken writes about Bert Berkley, who is still shing at nearly 100 years old.
Justin Witt lives in Argentina’s Chubut Province, where he runs a y- shing program for the common man. When he’s not rowing guests down Patagonian rivers, he is usually shing or shooting for dinner with his 5-year-old daughter — or staring at the Andes over the top of his laptop screen writing for magazines and journals. Justin introduces us to Paulino Arias in “e Godfather.”