• Culture

    Beaufort by the Sea

    Nestled along the East Coast are two historic towns that, despite sharing a name and a penchant for Southern charm, offer distinct experiences steeped in the richness of American history and coastal culture. In this feature, we delve into the heart of these coastal havens, exploring them through the lens of a Southern lifestyle that Feathers & Whiskey readers cherish.

  • Fishing

    Tigers on the Zambezi

    I was trying to balance on the front platform of the 17-foot bass boat with the waters of the great Zambezi River flowing underneath as we drifted with the current. I had just finished another strip retrieve and lifted my 8-weight rod to do a water haul to load the rod and cast back up river to…

  • Fishing,  Lifestyle

    Heart Wood Trade Landing Nets

    I love unique hand-crafted sporting items, especially when they have a wood component. I just love the beauty of wood grains and the way polished wood feels in my hands; that is why I always prefer wood stocks on my guns. I like a beautiful wood reel seat on my fly rods and exotic wood handles on knives. I also like to support boutique craftsmen that make these heirloom quality items.

  • Bookshelf

    Lords of the Fly

    I enjoyed reading this book.  It is not what I expected at all.  Most of the books and literature I have read on fishing have either been technical or more often reflective essays or stories about the experience in more of a romantic or Zen kind of way...

  • Fishing

    My Fishing Evolution: Bigger Isn’t Always Better

    My hometown is a place that I affectionately refer to as a drinking town with a fishing problem: Sebastian,Florida. The gateway to the tropics. I grew up on the Sebastian Rive...gators,mullet, manatees, and tarpon in my backyard. I took it for granted then,but I have an entirely new appreciation for it now.