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Lyons, Colorado- Steven Rinella talks with author and angler John Gierach, along with Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: Gierach’s work at a pivotal moment in Steven’s life; the palpable anxiety of young adulthood; reading the literary canon in the autumn of life; “fly fishing is friggin’ beautiful”; hook and bullet writing; why spin fishing doesn’t produce the writers that fly fishing does; what’s best for hunters and fishermen in America?; writers and their love of explaining and telling; the tricky thing about conservation; glimpses of abundance; catch and release fishing; and more.

The library of works by John Gierach

Tying Gierach’s Special.

Now get out and fish!