Author

Christine Peterson

Christine Peterson has written about wildlife, the environment and outdoor recreation as a journalist in Wyoming and across the West for more than a decade. Her byline appears in National Geographic, High Country News and Outdoor Life. She's the vice president of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and a regular contributor to TROUT. When she's not reporting or writing, she's wandering the West with her husband, young daughter and greying yellow Labrador.

  • TROUT Magazine

    The beauty of close

    Sheer granite cliffs rose out of Lost Lake where I pulled my first small brook trout out of the water, an elk hair caddis in its mouth. Scarlet Indian paintbrush, yellow glacier lilies and purple elephant head padded the banks of the next lake like a cheery grandmother’s doormat. White and blue columbines clung to…