About the Author

Ryan Sparks tells stories, through writing and photography, about the things he is passionate about: fishing, hunting, wild food, rivers, mountains, dogs. He is the Media Editor for American Angler magazine, the Wild Foods Editor at Strung Magazine, Senior Contributor to Tail Fly Fishing Magazine, a columnist for Fly Tyer magazine, and a Senior Contributor at NEBRASKAland. He also works as the Senior Writer and Photographer for Approach Media, a production collective with an emphasis on creating promotional narrative, commercials, aerial cinematography, and documentary film. His freelance work has appeared in The Flyfish Journal, The Drake, Fly Fusion, Eastern Fly Fishing, Fly Culture, FlyFisher, Ontario Out of Doors, MeatEater, and others.


As a writer and photographer, Ryan is available for commercial and editorial assignments. He has worked in the field both internationally and domestically. Contact Ryan directly with inquiries.