Dennis Zimmermann

Take a walk on the wild side

Imagine taking a roller coaster ride and then writing about it as if you were still on the ride. That is an example of the journalistic for which Hunter S. Thompson was famous. Simply put: He lived it, then wrote about it. This style of journalism often leaves objectivity at home, seeks new adventures, finds …

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I conclude that socks and sandals are fashionable …

It’s a walking, talking paradox … well, mostly it’s a walking paradox: If wearing socks with sandals is so wrong, why do so many of us do it? I like to think it’s because we Yukoners are soooo polite. If our tourists do it, whether it be from poor blood circulation, leaving them with cold …

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Flies, Fish & Film

According to What’s Up Yukon fishing columnist Dennis Zimmermann, fly fishing is no longer the “stuffy old pretentious sport” some people consider it. “It’s become much more accessible. There’s lots of women getting into it, lots of children, lots of families.” That’s one reason Zimmermann expects a good turnout from the local “community of fly …

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