Saturday, December 4, 2021


Brian Irwin

Brian Irwin is a freelance writer, photographer, and family physician with credits in numerous national newspapers and magazines. He holds a certificate of travel health from the International Society of Travel Medicine, teaches for Dartmouth’s Wilderness Medicine Fellowship, and he’s a medical director for two ski patrols and a swiftwater rescue team. He lives in North Conway, New Hampshire.


Articles by Brian Irwin:

Fall Madness On Montana’s Madison River

Posted on: 15 Oct 2021

Near the end of my first day spent fishing Montana’s Madison River, I could see lenticular clouds stacking on the distant peaks. This could only mean one thing: a fall storm would hit within 48 hours. The next day I rolled out of bed at Lone Mountain Ranch in Big [...]



Travel Tips

Posted on: 15 Jun 2021

I once flew to India to angle for golden mahseer. I was assigned to the last boarding group and landed myself in the plane’s rearmost seat. You know—the one that doesn’t recline, leaving you bolt upright for a dozen hours. That flight was among the most uncomfortable I’ve ever taken, [...]



Communication Breakdown

Posted on: 08 Feb 2021

Years ago on a flight to South America, I was forced to check my camera bag onto a small plane due to the size of that kit. When I reached my destination, the kit was missing. I called the airline, the terminals, and my homeowner’s insurance company. The kit surfaced [...]