Kirk Deeter is an editor-at-large for Field & Stream, the leading outdoor publication in America. He is the editor of “fsflytalk.com,” Field & Stream’s flyfishing weblog.
Deeter’s feature on mako shark fishing, “Fly Fishing Gone Mad,” earned him “Excellence in Craft” honors for the best magazine feature on fishing from the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). He’s also earned awards from Boating Writers International, Inc., Independent Book Publishers, and Foreword Magazine. He has written for the Associated Press, London’s Daily Telegraph, SaltWater Sportsman, Wild on the Fly, Fly Fisherman, Big Sky Journal, and 5280 magazine. He is editor-in-chief of Angling Trade magazine.
His books (co-authored with Andrew Steketee) Castwork, and Tideline (both Willow Creek Press), received positive acclaim from Men’s Journal, Outside, the New York Times, and Hooked on the Outdoors, among other publications. His fishing travels have taken him from the tundra in Alaska to the Andes in Chile, from the flats of Belize, to the rips and shoals of New England’s coast.
Deeter has hosted or been the featured guest in television programs including Cabela’s Outfitter Journal, and Barrett Productions’ Fly Fishing America (VS Television). He has been a frequent guest on Field & Stream Radio, ESPN Outdoors, and 630 KHOW in Denver. He lives in Colorado.
Tim Romano is a fine arts photographer, photo editor at The Flyfish Journal, a frequent contributor to Field & Stream, just launched the fly fishing blog, “fsflytalk.com” for Field & Stream and was formerly an editor with Fly Fishing Trade, and Wild on the Fly magazines. He is one of the best-traveled “young” anglers in the world, having been to Alaska, Chile, New Zealand, Russia, and the Bahamas, on various assignments.
His artwork is part of the permanent collections at Lake Forest College, Photo Americas Portland, Instituto de Artes de Medellin, Colombia, and the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is represented by Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado.
In 2005, Tim founded “Guide for the Gulf” to benefit flyfishing charter captains impacted by Hurricane Katrina. He earned the award for Cover Design Excellence from the College Designers Association, and has many magazine covers to his credit. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.