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Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Gear Review: Holiday gift guide for the avid angler

Here are some stellar gift ideas for the fisherman in your life. Or perhaps you need some ideas to whisper in Santa's ear to make your 2015 all the merrier... [...]

December 18, 2014 Boating, Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Gear Review, Gift Ideas, Skiffs & Bay Boats, Slide

Book Review: “Redfish Flies” by Drew Chicone

A few days ago, after being skunked by redfish tailers, I went to the bench with Drew’s Redfish Flies book and splayed it open to Pine Island Ice Tea. [...]

November 10, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: Put some ‘Steel’ in your library

You’ll learn how steelhead have attracted a cult-like following, and how the devout make pilgrimages to their mythic Nirvana [...]

June 2, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: “Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide gets a thumbs up”

There are more than 1,000 species of sharks worldwide and we humans are their worst enemy [...]

April 28, 2014 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: A call for philosophical shift on use of hatcheries

In Salmon, People and Place, acclaimed fisheries biologist Jim Lichatowich eloquently exposes the misconceptions underlying salmon management [...]

December 31, 2013 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: TU’s Guide to America’s 100 Best Trout Streams

TU's Guide to America's 100 Best Trout Streams, Updated and Revised, is a road map of unmistakable veritas, a take-with-you reference book. [...]

November 15, 2013 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: “Feather Brain” by Drew Chicone

The value of this 176 page paperback book is shortcuts [...]

September 16, 2013 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Book Review: What A Trout Sees by Geoff Mueller

Mueller He swam (and fished) in some the best trout waters in America – watching, getting images of trouts in their lairs [...]

August 22, 2013 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Book Review: Four Fish by Paul Greenberg

Paul Greenberg shows how we can start to heal the oceans and fight for a world where healthy and sustainable seafood is the rule rather than the exception. [...]

August 6, 2013 Book Review, Conservation, Slide, Spot