This issue, we’re reeling in the big one.
HOME ON THE RANGE: Natasha Ball goes to the gun range to get her permit and learns a bit about straight shooting in general.
BASS ACKWARDS: Beau Adams tackles the Bassmaster Classic, the Super Bowl of professional bass fishing that takes over Grand Lake this month.
IN THIS CORNER: Ann Patton profiles Ed Fite, protector and river cop of the once-pristine Illinois River in eastern Oklahoma.
THE PERILS OF PILGRIMAGE: This Land travel correspondent Aric S. Queen takes to the road—a non-pilgrimage on Carmino de Santiago—on a bike.
POETRY: In “Galarshes,” Jennie Lloyd invites us to drink the rain and swallow the world. ORIGINAL OKIE: Grammy nominee John Fullbright graces the back cover of the issue.