Kirk Wallace Johnson tracked down the Feather Thief, Edwin Rist--a trained American flautist who stole a million dollars worth of rare birds to sell to fly tyers desperate to evade international restrictions on the sale of threatened and endangered species.
Jeff Wright is the manager of Alpharetta Outfitters in the Atlanta, Georgia area, which is possibly the only fly shop on earth that donates its profits to charity. Listen to him describe the surprising success of a shop that gives it all away.
Jen Ripple is the founder and editor of Dun Magazine, fly fishing's only female-focused magazine, with 99 percent of its written content submitted by female anglers. Ripple discusses starting a brand new magazine in a bad economy and having success.
Kristjan Pall Rafnsson is one of the owners of Fish Partner, one of Iceland's most-connected fishing travel agencies. He breaks down the char fishing in the epic Kaldakvisl as well as the legendary Ice Age brown trout of Lake Thingvallavatn.
Craig Baker of Mayfly Outdoors talks about the revitalization of fly-fishing legends Ross Reels and Abel Automatics, sharing never-before-revealed details on the inner workings of successful--and unsuccessful--fly fishing companies.
Dan Vermillion is one of the founders of Sweetwater Guides, which was the first American organization to go into Mongolia after the Soviet withdrawal. Don't miss his astonishing discussion of Mongolian taken fishing, as well as hunting.