EDITORIAL | TROUT MAGAZINE

EDITORIAL | TROUT MAGAZINE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
Spring 2016

The new issue of TROUT magazine is hot off the press. I’m thrilled and humbled to have landed the Table of Contents image. This is a photo of a wild sea run rainbow/steelhead from an incredible place that needs to be protected, The Tongass National Forest.

You can get your copy a few different ways. Often your local angling shop will have them or you can get it free with your Trout Unlimited membership. I am member of Trout Unlimited. TU’s conservation and restoration work in and around my home waters is vital for the survival of an ecosystem and native species such as the Cutthroat Trout. For that I am very thankful and one of the reasons I donate. What’s your reason?

+ TROUT Magazine: http://www.tu.org/media/trout-magazine
+ Trout Unlimited: http://www.tu.org/

+ Americas Salmon Forest: http://www.americansalmonforest.org/
+ Chrome Chasers: http://chromechasers.com/

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ATTN: SERIOUS ANGLERS | OPEN SEATS AVAILABLE

ATTN: SERIOUS ANGLERS | OPEN SEATS AVAILABLE ON UPCOMING ADVENTURES
St, Brandons Atoll-Mauritius, Wrangell-Alaska, Kamchatka-Russia

Are you a serious angler looking for a trip of a lifetime? Join me for one of my upcoming adventures. I have a few slots open for the individual seeking a trip of adventure and the unknown. These are very adventurous trips with some of the best fishing found anywhere on the planet! This is not a big group of hosted anglers, rather a small select few. All persons should be in good physical condition; these trips require a lot of wade fishing and tons of action. Global Rescue is required for St. Brandon’s and Russia.

Looking for a few serious anglers. Please contact me for details –> bryan@bryangregsonphotography.com

+ NOW! ST. BRANDON’S ATOLL: Monster bonefish and GT’s – March 30-April 13 – 1 spot
+ SOUTHEAST ALASKA: Wild remote Steelhead – April 17-23 – a few spots avail
+ KAMCHATKA: Mouse eating rainbows – Exploratory – July 25-8th – 1 spot

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NW TOUR PT 3 | FIELD ASSIGNMENT

NW TOUR PT 3 | FIELD ASSIGNMENT
Rogue River, Oregon

The last stop of the Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Pacific Northwest Tour finished on Oregon’s Rogue River with Tight Lines Fly Fishing, run by the legendary Helfrich Family. Now run by the fourth generation, they certainly know their stuff. Since 1925, they’ve been in the business of running big whitewater and chasing fish in drift boats. The guide crew was super pro and we were definitely in the presence of river masters!

Dry fly fishing for “half-pounder” steelhead was hot and the Rogue River twitch technique produced some great fighting fish. The river itself was stunning, and the scenery, wildlife, and big rapids all created a big, exciting adventure. We camped at different lodges along the way, toured historical sites and ate like royalty (We highly recommend the pork chops!). A big thanks to Tight Lines Fly Fishing and all those who helped make this leg of the trip a success!

+ Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Lodge Page: http://www.yellowdogflyfishing.com/united-states

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NW TOUR PT 2 | FIELD ASSIGNMENT

NW TOUR PT 2 | FIELD ASSIGNMENT
Klickitat River, Washington

For the second leg of the Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Pacific Northwest Tour, we headed south to the Klickitat River. We said farewell to Jeff and CJ at Black Bear Lodge and traveled to The Steelhead Ranch, another program with The Evening Hatch. Coffee was on at 5:45 AM and soon after followed a hearty breakfast. We tossed gear in the truck and were out the door with owner Jack Mitchell right at sun-up. Fishing the upper canyon of the Klickitat wasn’t easy; the recent rain created some tough conditions. But we managed to bring a fish to hand, thanks to Cameron. The staff at The Evening Hatch was top-notch — very friendly and accommodating. The lodge amenities are very comfortable and meet all the expectations for a well-run operation. We can’t wait to return! Next, we’re heading across the mighty Columbia to Oregon. Stay tuned!

+ Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Lodge Page: http://www.yellowdogflyfishing.com/destinations-contiguous-us-washington/steelhead-ranch

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NEW PRINTS | CHROME CHASERS LODGE: WRANGELL, ALASKA

NEW PRINTS | CHROME CHASERS LODGE: WRANGELL, ALASKA
Wrangell, Alaska

Chrome Chasers Lodge in Wrangell, Alaska is has recently purchased a new building and remolding has already begun. Along with new countertops, flooring, paint and tile, the walls will have new prints for the upcoming 2015 season. The images chosen were selected from our catalog and advertisement production captured at the lodge last year for Hatch Outdoors. I’m pleased to have images hanging in the new place; they will compliment the new renovations nicely.

+ Catalog: https://bryangregsonphotography.com/hatch-outdoors-anglers-annual-2015/
+ Advertisement: https://bryangregsonphotography.com/hatch-outdoors-summer-ad-2014-motion-stills/

+ Chrome Chasers: http://chromechasers.com/
+ Hatch Outdoors: http://www.hatchoutdoors.com/

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A SERIES OF BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS

A SERIES OF BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS
A few Black and White moments from my life on the road

“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!”
― Ted Grant

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+Playa Blanca, Yucatan Johnny Pares spinning up some topwater bonefish flies.

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+Skagit River, Washington Scott Wilson swinging for saltwater rainbows on an early foggy morning.

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+Las Pampas, Argentina Argentine Gaucho, Jonathan Nunis, observes the outcome of his trusty calving rope work. Jonathan is one of the few old World gauchos, the last of his kind. It’s very much a fragile way of life in the new realm of technology, power and greed. I’ve never felt so humbled, so welcomed, so very small and insignificant in the big small world. It’s my hope their way of life continues forever.

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+Casa Blanca, Yucatan A Yucatan Osprey heads to a palm tree with breakfast in its talons. I enjoyed watching the hunt and the feast, a day I won’t forget.

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+Remote backcountry, Argentina Yvon Chouinard studying maps of the expedition in his tent. Andes Mountains, Argentina. This image represents my childhood dream and my childhood hero. A good role model and hero can make a difference, especially for the youngsters. It could be anyone really, a parent, a friend, someone who over came the odds, maybe a neighbor, perhaps a coach, an explorer, probably someone with a backbone that created positive change, it could be anyone with integrity, guts and bravery. These types follow their own quest, which is more often than not, the hard road. They fail but get back up and keep on going with their integrity and spine in tact, and they instill the seed of chance in others. Decades later I was the middle of the Andes Mountains gearing up for a big adventure. Ironically my childhood hero was also on the expedition team. I feel very fortunate to have captured this moment, for me it’s an internal lifetime accomplishment. It was also an inspiring moment, solidifying with certainty; the only limitations are those we put on ourselves. You can do anything you want to, you just have to actually want to do it. The champ is still going hard, still following his dreams, and still forging his own path. And its not everyday you get to bring your childhood hero on an expedition and take his picture when he’s not looking. Thirty-years later, I’m inspired once again.


 

HATCH OUTDOORS | CATALOG 2015

HATCH OUTDOORS | NEW ANGLERS ANNUAL 2015 CATALOG
Commercial Catalog

The new 2015 Hatch Angler’s Annual is out! I’m very happy to be a small part of the Hatch family, and to be able contribute ever year. Their support has been nothing short of amazing. Big thanks and big congrats on another great year! I’m certainly looking forward to this upcoming year. Trips are on the books and things are in the works.

Also, a huge thanks to all those that help make these images possible: friends, family, fellow photogs, guides, anglers, staff, transfer agents, translators, editors, pilots and taxi cab drivers.

Hatch Outdoors, check em out!
+ Hatch Outdoors –  http://www.hatchoutdoors.com/
+ 2015 Anglers Annual –  http://www.hatchoutdoors.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Hatch_2015_AnglersAnnual.pdf

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+ Steelhead Outfitter, Rick Matney, Chrome Chaser – http://chromechasers.com/
+ Edited by: Sarah Grigg- http://www.sarah-grigg.com/

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GRANDE RONDE RIVER | DEC HOGAN

GRANDE RONDE RIVER | DEC HOGAN
Spey Casting Master

I had the opportunity to spend a few days making imagery for the Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures crew in Washington a few weeks ago. This trip Shaun lawson and I tagged along for Troy and Dec’s Spey class. I learned a lot, actually wish I’d had this instruction years ago!

Here Dec Hogan gets back in the game, tossing effortless bombs on the Grande Ronde, Washington.

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EDITORIAL | FRONT & BACK COVER | AMERICAN ANGLER MAGAZINE, 2014

FRONT & BACK COVER | AMERICAN ANGLER
Argentina + Washington

The new September/October 2014 issue of American Angler Magazine is hot off the press and I’m deeply humbled and beyond thrilled to see my images on both the front and back cover!
It’s great to see this moment make print as it brings back such great memories of adventure in both Argentina and Washington.


+ American Angler Magazine –  http://www.americanangler.com/

FRONT COVER
About the image: John Hudgens and Ron Sorenson teamed up for a great day of fishing for wild brown trout on Filo Hua Hum River in Argentina.

BACK COVER
About the image: Jonathan Knapp standing at attention with his trusty rod waiting for first light on the Skagit river.


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EDITORIAL | AMERICAN ANGLER MAGAZINE

AMERICAN ANGLER MAGAZINE | GRANDE RONDE, WASHINGTON
Published Editorial

A fun image from a wild week at Rick Matney’s annual, ol’ Steelhead camp on the ‘Ronde. I’m happy to see this entertaining moment made into print, July/August issue of American Angler Magazine. Head down to your local shop and grab your copy!

+ American Angler Magazine –
 http://www.americanangler.com/

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+ Front: John Kirk
+ back: Rick Matney, Chrome Chaser –  http://chromechasers.com/American Angler_July August 2014