American Angler

American Angler seeks devoted fly-fishing freelance writers and photographers who focus on coldwater fly-fishing for trout, steelhead and salmon; warmwater fly-fishing for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass and panfish; and saltwater fly-fishing, focusing primarily on bonefish, permit, tarpon, redfish and striped bass. American Angler’s mission is to supply readers with well-written, accurate articles on every aspect of the sport, so focus on a specific topic and cover it completely. Photographs are important. Feature stories are 1,500-2,200 words; short features are 800-1,200 words. Pay ranges from $200 to $450 or more. Magazine buys first North American serial rights. E-mailed queries preferred. Contact Managing Editor Russ Lumpkin, For editorial guidelines visit and click on “Submissions.”

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