Just Wait

By Spencer Durrant | Managing Editor A breeze pulled at my rolled-up shirt sleeves as I readjusted my hat to fend off the glare of a now-setting sun. It was the first truly warm day of the year - warm enough to make me itch for wet-wading. But the snow-laden peaks of the Rockies, still …

A Bad Trip

By Spencer Durrant | Managing Editor A friend of mine recently said that I live a charmed life. The way he said it made the statement sound more like an accusation, though I suspect that was jealousy speaking. He made the comment not long after I had my first byline in Field & Stream. That wasn’t my first ‘big-time’ byline, …

Gear Review: Douglas DXF 11′ 3wt Euro Nymphing Rod

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By Spencer Durrant | Managing Editor Over the past two years, I've dabbled in Euro nymphing. I happen to be good friends with Gilbert Rowley, the unseen hero behind the camera for the the excellent Modern Nymphing films. I've had the chance to learn from Gilbert, as well as Lance Egan, and I've used every Euro nymphing rod I can …