WILD, REMOTE, RUSSIA “They would finally do battle with Kamchatka’s heavyweights” Jan/Feb 2018
I am pleased to see my work from this trip in print. Kamchatka is one of those places I will always want to go back to. Check out the photo essay on fly fishing Russia in the January/February issue of Sporting Classics. Head down to your local shop and grab yourself a copy, or better yet, order a subscription — you won’t be disappointed. This issue is packed with great articles and content. Not to be missed!
CONDE NAST TRAVELLER | MIDDLE EAST Dubai is the world’s latest fly fishing destination
I couldn’t be more happy to see this article getting picked up by Conde Nast Traveller. Dubai is an amazing place full of wonder and adventure. It’s also a fantastic place to toss a fly for queenfish! Click on the link, book a ticket and go see what Dubai and queenfish have to offer. Great work, team!
It’s always a big surprise when you land a cover. I couldn’t be more happy to see this photo of Doug McKnight on the cover of the Hatch Outdoors Angler’s Annual catalog. The photo was created on a great trip in the Bahamas. While surprised by the cover, I am deeply humbled by words that accompany my photo essay written by my friend, John Torok — co-owner of Hatch. I am honored. It’s been a wonderful relationship with the Hatch crew over the years, and I certainly wouldn’t be doing what I am doing without their support. Thank you!
Check out the new line-up for 2018 and grab a copy of the Anglers Annual catalog.
QUEEN OF THE DESERT | DUBAI 6° 35’0.0”S 59° 40’0.0”E – United Arab Emirates
I’m thrilled to see my work from this trip make it to print in Gray’s Sporting Journal. Each time I think about this incredible adventure with this crew, it still seems surreal. What an amazing area — I had no idea places like this actually existed in reality. This was a journey I will always remember, and Dubai is a place I hope to return to.to return to. This photo essay is from my trip last year while on assignment with OFF THE GRID STUDIOS for the movieDubai on the Fly— a film that is presently a selection for the Fly Fishing Film Tour. Check it out here:https://bryangregsonphotography.com/dubai-on-the-fly-otg-team-releases-new-trailer/
Be sure to head down to your local shop and grab yourself a copy of Gray’s Sporting Journal, or better yet, order a subscription. You won’t be disappointed. This issue is packed with great articles and some impressive photo essays — it is not one to be missed.
THIS IS FLY, issue 65: LIFE ON THE ROAD Bryan Gregson: a photographer from another time
I was featured as a photographer, and Tim Harden penned a humbling article to accompany my work — a surprise indeed. Big thanks for all the support from Paris at TIF and Tim Harden at Coast Fly Media. Although I’d prefer to stay out of the limelight, I couldn’t be more humbled and thankful for this opportunity.
Head on over to This Is Fly, and check out this article along with many other great articles and photos.
FLY FISHING FILM TOUR Off the Grid Studios: Filmed on location in Dubai
I am pleased to announce the trailer for the 2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour film, Dubai on the Fly has just dropped. This is a film created by our collective group, Off The Grid Studios. It was great to spend time working with such an inspiring story with an incredible group of individuals.
DUBAI ON THE FLY || FILM The tallest skyscrapers, the fastest cars, the fanciest restaurants and the most exclusive resorts and clubs. When westerners think of Dubai, fishing is about the last thing we imagine, if we think of it at all. But at the heart of this fast, modern city lies a shockingly intact traditional fishing culture alongside a budding fly angling industry. Acting as the Anthony Bourdain of this culture-and-recreation oriented film is Colorado-based angler and film veteran Frank Smethurst. Joining with Captain Nick Bowles and Emirati angler Mohammed Al Faour, Frank unveils familiar and unexpected sides of this iconic city, in the desert and on the water.
This new media project, over two years in the making, will premier in the 2018 Fly Fishing Film Tour and travel the globe to festivals worldwide. The film will hit more than 140 cities in the United States alone.
ZEN AND THE ART OF BLUE TRAVALLIES Article by: Miles Nolte
It’s great to see this image of a blue trevally as the lead off image for Miles Nolte’s article “Quality in Paradise”. The blue trevally is quickly becoming a favorite of mine to both fish for and to photograph. Robust and feisty, full of colors and patterns, they never disappoint the angler or the camera.
This issue is packed with great articles and impressive essays, it’s not one to be missed. Be sure to head down to your local shop and grab yourself a copy or better yet, order a subscription, you won’t be disappointed.
PHOTO ESSAY | KAMCHATKA PENINSULA 57° N 160° E – West of Russia Mainland
The Senanda River is mousing heaven if I’ve ever seen one. It’s not the fishing that draws me back here, it’s the overall experience. The landscape, the camp fires, the people, the food, the wildlife and then, of course, there is the fish. It was incredible to see a forest that is still relatively untouched and truly wild. Big thanks to Tom, Alejandro and James for letting me tag along with my camera daily.
This issue is packed with great articles and some impressive photo essays, it’s not one to be missed. Be sure to head down to your local shop and grab yourself a copy or better yet, order a subscription, you won’t be disappointed.
Public stream access is an important part of my life, and profession, so I couldn’t be more pleased to see these images accompany such an important part of our industry and heritage. I urge anyone that is concerned about public lands and public stream access to please get involved. If its not BHA, get involved in a local organization that is working towards a common sense compromise. Our future generations will thank you!
Check out the BHA link for detailed information on each region of the US. Its worth the read. Its also free, so download it, read it and pass it along.
At one time in my career, I was in front of the lens, pictured on a few covers, a couple commercial ads, and in editorial publications. That seems so long ago. These days, I am mostly behind the lens, documenting anglers and their lifestyles and journeys. I am usually pretty good at avoiding the other end of the camera, but every now and again I get photographed. So you might say I was very surprised to see the new Patagonia Fish Ad for the newTough Puffwas of a photo of me!
This image was shot byPatagonia Ambassador Eric Paulson while we were on assignment for a shoot. I didn’t know he was quietly sniping photos while I was trying to navigate what seemed to be miles of log jams. It was already a fun trip so this image is icing on the cake. Nice shooting, Eric!
Check out their site for more information on the new Tough Puff from Patagonia you won’t be disappointed.