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Industry Shouts & Murmurs: June 29 – July 5, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

July 6, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Without a sense of place, it’s America for profit only

How much do wilderness-lovers want? Enough so that there will be in the years ahead a little relief, a little quiet, a little relaxation, for any who need and want it. [...]

July 3, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

China is on its way to making “the empty ocean” a reality

China’s distant water fishing fleet is 2,460 vessels (2012 and 2014). The latter figure is ten times the size of the United States’ distant water fleet. [...]

July 2, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Gov. Rick Scott “addresses” FL water crisis

The blue-green algae has been carried by the discharges from Lake Okeechobee where it originated towards the coastal estuaries. [...]

June 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Striped bass reference points called into question

The new stock assessment is due out in the beginning of 2019. Several states are suggesting that the BRP’s are far too conservative. [...]

June 12, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Water quality issues send longtime FL guide into retirement

During Foosaner's early years on the lagoon, the seagrass was so long it snaked around her ankles. It was the perfect nursery for juvenile fish. No more. [...]

June 11, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

We need to stop the bead.

#BeatPlasticPollution is important to anglers worldwide because toxic plastic particles and micro-particles enter our oceans and water systems. [...]

June 1, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Who would defend the right to pollute?

As a nation, we need to stop Big Sugars billion dollar corporate welfare program and the horrendous environmental damage it's causing [...]

May 30, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Why is permit on the menu at “hip” Miami eatery?

Top Chef contestant McGinnis condescendingly argues, "I know a lot about fishing, dear. Whoever it is who’s telling you [it's a permit] doesn’t know what they’re talking about," Renowned marine biologists disagree. [...]

May 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide