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Wednesday Fish Facts: Smell aids fish to find food, avoid predators, or orient themselves

Experiments show the sense of smell helps fish to find food, avoid predators, or orient themselves [...]

June 19, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

News: Say no to Pebble Mine in the name of jobs and the economy

Pebble Partnership – the consortium of foreign mining companies that seeks to develop Pebble Mine and its 10 billion tons of waste [...]

June 18, 2013 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Spot

Monday Gear Review: Want a tie down that has multiple applications?

LoopRope is a heavy duty bungee cord with flexible attachment points that allows creating custom fastening systems with just one rope [...]

June 17, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Destination: Long Island, the best kept fly fishing secret in the Bahamas?

In addition to the great fishing for bones, there's permit, tarpon, barracuda and sharks on the flats, blue holes and in the narrow channels of the mangrove tangles. [...]

June 14, 2013 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

News: Snook season to reopen on September 1 — tarpon, bonefish and snagging

FWC commissioners heard vigorous, impassioned and sometimes heated comments on tarpon-gear proposal [...]

June 13, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Of Interest, Slide, Spot

Book Review: An oldie that never gets old – A River Runs Through It

The 1976 novella by Norman Maclean is about two sons, Norman and Paul, of a Presbyterian minister - one studious and the other rebellious [...]

June 13, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Wednesday Fish Facts: Do all fish depend heavily on the sense of smell?

The following excerpt is from the book The Fisherman’s Ocean by David A. Ross, Ph.D. Reprinted with permission from Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The Value of a Sense of Smell Fish often depend heavily on smell, such as when the [...]

June 12, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Feature: My Flies

It is the fly that is the connection that makes it all come together, that all the other parts are nothing without. [...]

June 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

Fly Tying: The Fuzzy Merkin by Capt. Paul Fisicaro

The Fuzzy Merkin, when tied on a size 2 or a size 4, can be deadly on bonefish, permit and redfish. [...]

June 10, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Environmental lethargy, poisonous as pollution

When someone asks us to sign a petition, contact congressional leaders, write to fisheries commissioners - we need to pitch in [...]

June 7, 2013 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot