KIRK DEETER is an editor-at-large for Field & Stream magazine, and co-writer, with Tim Romano, of the “Fly Talk” blog on Fieldandstream.com. Deeter is also the publisher/editor of Angling Trade, the trade magazine covering the fly fishing industry in North America. He is known for his gonzo story angles, from fly fishing for mako sharks out of kayaks, to fishing in the remote Bolivian jungle with natives in dugout canoes, to free-swimming Class IV rapids, to scuba diving (a.k.a “Going Deep”) with trout and bass. Deeter has earned various awards, including Excellence in Craft top honors for his fishing and conservation stories from the Outdoor Writers Association of America. His travels have taken him from Tierra del Fuego in Argentina to Alaska, and throughout the United States and Central America. His next book, The Little Red Book of Fly Fishing, (co-written with Charlie Meyers of The Denver Post), will be released by Skyhorse Publishing in 2010. He is also the co-author of two other fishing books, Castwork and Tideline. In addition to writing for various publications, he has appeared on ESPN, ABC’s “Good Morning America,” and on numerous other television and radio programs. He lives with his wife Sarah and son Paul in Colorado.