You know the drill, and in this case, the prize is a brand new 7- weight Streamer Express fly line from Scientific Anglers.
What many of you may not realize, is that there is a “Grip and Grin Institute” in Canada, where magazine editors, writers, and photographers are sent to master the form it takes to wind up on the cover, or at least in a spread, of a major fishing magazine.
It involves intensive training. Working with stuffed trophy fish, we emulate the elation… we work on camera angles to make fish appear larger than they really are… we’re coached on facial expressions… it’s really tough duty.
Well, not really. That was all a joke.
Nevertheless, I’m interested in your captions for this shot, and extra consideration will, in fact, go to those who (favorably or unfavorably) factor in the “art of the grip-n-grin” in their comments…