Tuesday, July 27, 2021


Matthew Dickerson

Matthew Dickerson is the author of several books about trout, fly fishing, rivers, and ecology including The Voices of Rivers: Reflections on Places Wild and Almost Wild (which contains essays about the Bristol Bay drainage), Trout in the Desert: on Fly Fishing, Human Habits, and the Cold Waters of the Arid Southwest, and A Tale of Three Rivers: On Wooly Buggers, Bowling Balls, Cigarette Butts, and the Future of Appalachian Brook Trout. Look also for his forthcoming book A Fine-Spotted Trout on Corral Creek: on the Cutthroat Competition of Native Trout in the Northern Rockies due out soon. To connect with Glen Alsworth, Jr. and the Farm Lodge and arrange your own trip to catch footballs in late summer or fall, see www.thefarmlodge.com.


Articles by Matthew Dickerson:

Stone Cold Killers

Posted on: 23 May 2021

Most anglers don’t think about pike when they book trips to Bristol Bay. But these aggressive fish are abundant and they grow to 50 inches or more. Why not throw? An admission: When I took my first two trips to the Bristol Bay watershed, pike were not on my radar. [...]



Alaska’s American Creek Rainbows

Posted on: 08 Feb 2021

As a result of Covid-19, Alaska’s overall tourism, including angling traffic, dropped dramatically in 2020. The Farm Lodge, where I have fished five out of the past six years, felt the pain; the lodge didn’t open for guests until July, and even after opening it never saw more than 80 [...]