Max Inchausti’s media career began during college in 2018 when he started capturing fly fishing and duck hunting images for local publications. After school, he continued working on freelance media projects and videos before he began contributing gear reviews for Field & Stream in 2021.
- Covers fly fishing, conventional fishing, and camping
- Draws from experiences as a freshwater fisheries biologist
ExperienceInchausti has a variety of experience in outdoor media and corresponding industries. Prior to writing for Field & Stream, he helped run a fly shop where he honed his skills tying flies and chasing trophy wild brown trout. When he’s not writing articles for F&S, he spends his time as a fisheries biologist in South Florida working with native and invasive freshwater species. Inchausti contributes to Field & Stream with authoritative and authentic gear reviews related to fly fishing, conventional fishing, and camping. He draws from his extensive time fly fishing for trout, tarpon, steelhead, muskie, and more in addition to his experience as a field biologist to recommend purposeful pieces of gear.
EducationInchausti graduated from the College of Environmental Science & Forestry in Syracuse, New York, with a degree in Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences. He participated in the school’s bass fishing team and was a leading member of the fly fishing club, “Trout Bums.” Every moment he wasn’t doing schoolwork he spent tying flies, rigging rods, and chasing fish.
F&S Lightning RoundFavorite Place to Fish: “River X,” central Pennsylvania, Favorite Critter to Hunt: Pheasant, Bucket List Adventure: Fly fishing for taimen in Mongolia, Most Prized Piece of Gear: Beavertail Vengeance, All-Time Favorite F&S Story: “Lilyfish” by Bill Heavey
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