GREAT BIG STORY: Fly Fishing in Glacial Rivers

You may never master the skill, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy the flow. Layer up, pack your rod and hit the icy streams with fly fisherman Stanji Ben. A Great Big Story by Kerrin Sheldon and Gaston Blanchet.

MASHABLE: INVASION OF THE LIONFISH, PART 2

The Lionfish is an invasive species in the Caribbean and it's eating its way through the native species at an alarming rate. With Elaine, I directed this three-part series for Mashable that showcases the researchers, hunters, and restaurant owners that are combating the invasion. The above video showcases the "Spearfisherman of The Florida Keys" Eric Billips as he takes on the invasive species in one of the region's lionfish derbies. 

Watch Part 1 Here 
Watch Part 3 Here


THE STATE OF MOUNTAINS, DRONE

I love operating drones and have owned a couple in my day. Here's a short fall foliage clip to show how the new professional-grade drone (DJI's X5) captures a pretty sweet image.


ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL (With Jennifer Pharr Davis)

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a hiker, author, and owner of Blue Ridge Hiking Company. She holds the women's world record for fastest hike on the Appalachian Trail and held the overall record for four years, hiking the trail in 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes. Jennifer has thru-hiked the trail three times (two of which were record setters) and continues to hike in her native North Carolina mountains while running her outdoor business, Blue Ridge Hiking Company.

For more about Jennifer, go here: blueridgehikingco.com


FOR SEAMUS, NYTIMES OP-DOC

This short film celebrates the life and work of Seamus Heaney, the most famous contemporary poet in Ireland.

By Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon