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News: Fishing community hit hard by Hurricane Sandy

Devastating. In a word, that will be Hurricane Sandy's near-term effect on Long Island's recreational angling community and the local fishing industry on which it depends. [...]

November 2, 2012 Conservation, Destinations, News, RECENT, RSS, Uncategorized

Conservation: Saving sharks from finning

Staff comments: We, Fly Life Magazine.com (FLM.com), Skip Clement, publisher; Don Reed, fly tying editor; Capt. Andrew Derr, field editor or any columnist who has written for us has any intention of killing a shark for the boast of it [...]

October 29, 2012 Conservation, RECENT

Conservation: Senator John Tester and The Sportsmen’s Act

Exclusive Interview: Sponsor of Sportsmen’s Act Tells Us Why It Should Be Law  By Hal Herring, Field & Stream blog Montana’s U.S. Senator Jon Tester is committed to seeing his bill, The Sportsmen’s Act of 2012, passed this coming year. [...]

October 9, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: BTT Newsetter and updates

BTT is a nonprofit, science-based conservation organization whose mission is to conserve and enhance global bonefish, tarpon and permit fisheries and their environments through stewardship, research, education and advocacy. [...]

October 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Uncategorized

Conservation: Turneffe Atol Marine Reserve is a reality

Thanks to Craig Hayes, owner of Turneffe Flats lodge, and the Turneffe Atoll Trust, Belize officially declared the entire Turneff Atol into a marine reserve. [...]

October 8, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

Conservation: Let’s not trash another fishery!

The cruise ship industry, and segments of Key West business support a new dredging project to widen the shipping channel in Key West Harbor so the city can accommodate the arrival of "mega cruise ships". [...]

October 4, 2012 Conservation, RECENT

Conservation: No matter your stripe, this smells bad for all of us

By Timothy Egan – SALT LAKE CITY In a part of Italy where chestnut trees are thick in the Apennine foothills, I once asked a neighbor in the little community where we lived how I might kill a wild boar. [...]

September 28, 2012 Conservation, Spot

News: Black bass implant update

By Bob Wattendorf – FWC Fish Busters Bulletin Update: September 27, 2012 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is proud to announce that its year-old Black Bass Management Plan is moving forward and producing some remarkable results. Implementation [...]

September 27, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT

News: Fracking on our public and private lands

Here's a letter sent to U. S. Interior Department, BLM by Kate Zimmerman, Policy Director – Public Lands, National Wildlife Federation, Rocky Mountain Regional Center; Brad Powell, Energy Director, Sportsmen Conservation Project, Trout Unlimited and Edward B. Arnett, Ph.D., Director, [...]

September 24, 2012 Conservation, News, RECENT, Uncategorized

Conservation: Update on Pebble Mine, EPA and hundreds of thousands of responsible people

The Pebble deposit is a massive storehouse of gold, copper and molybdemum, located in the headwaters of the Kvichak and Nushagak Rivers, two of the eight major rivers that feed Bristol Bay. [...]

September 20, 2012 Conservation, FEATURE STORY