It’s a humbling experience to see your work in print. The studying, the tinkering, the leaning, the support and all the mistakes finally come together for one complex click of a button. I couldn’t be more pleased seeing my imagery of my friends Millie and Oggy in retail stores. The shop pictured here is Emerald Water Anglers in Washington. If you’re ever in the Seattle area be sure to swing in to this amazing one of a kind shop! Thanks for sending in the great pic Catie!
I’m very pleased to announce that Bryan Gregson Photography has partnered with Yeti Coolers to contribute to ongoing visual communications on social media and Internet platforms. Every month Yeti will be featuring images from all aspects of our adventure travels. We’ve kicked off the partnership about a week ago and by the looks of it, things are well received. Give them a follow!
SUPPER UNDER THE BRIDGE: TROUT BUMS Corcovado River, Argentina
Sharing supper with the old guard, the trout bums, who live under the road bridge on the Corcovado River in Patagonia, Argentina. It was a rare glimpse into the lives of these anglers who’ve been gathering here as friends to chase fins for over 30 years. Here, Pedro serves up a dish of beef stew as trucks drive on the road overhead.
These lizards are unique and ancient. They have a third eye, have a crazy thing called a Jacobs Organ and can hold their breath underwater for over 20 minutes. These dinosaurs have an evolved a set of sophisticated sensory mechanisms constantly analyzing and evaluating it surroundings for survival. The “Itzamna” was also incorporated into Maya religious beliefs and represented a symbol of life for the rivers and the tropical rainforests for many generations.
One of the most serious threats to this species has been brought about by the destruction of their natural habitat; along with harvest and pollution their numbers are in decline.
One cold rainy morning in Belize we found ourselves casting topwater crease flies to dozens of aggressive snook along the mangroves. Each explosion on the surface was followed by loud chatter and lots of laughter, having the time of our lives. We forgot it was cold and raining.
THE SISTINE CHAPEL | EDITORIAL The Complete Fly fisherman Magazine
I had the opportunity to join some friends for a day of fishing. It was a great crew and a really fun day showing new friends the local water. Watching their reactions to the surroundings, the river and the fish were inspiring. Often times what we see everyday we take for granted. I was thrilled to see how excited my own backyard was to them. And in turn, it was also exciting for me to be able to share my own backyard experience with them. Gerhard Laubscher wrote an article on his trip to the ‘Ranch & fishing and it was published in the December edition of “The Complete Fly fisherman” magazine. I was happy to be able to supply him with a few images. Take a look; it’s a great read.
THE SISTINE CHAPEL
The Complete Fly fisherman
By: Gerhard Laubscher
HALFBEAK | BALLYHOO Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize
A small school of Ballyhoo feeds on floating seagrass in Belize. Tucked up tight to the surface, drifting with currents and blending into the colors. If you look closely you see they are tipped with lots of color and have a unique lower jaw.
SEA SERPENT | GREEN MORAY EEL Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize
Hol Chan is also the habitat of a large moray eel population. With 5 different morays, the Green Moray is the largest specie of Moray eels. It’s been said the green moray is not green in color it’s actually brown. The yellow tint of the mucus that covers its body, along with the drab background color, gives the fish its characteristic uniform green color.