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Aquariums… good/bad? S 1520 and the future of fishing.

Most aquariums educate visitors on conservation, environmental threats to fisheries and are in many cases conservation advocates. [...]

March 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Lefty, a friend to every sports fisher is dead

Lefty Kreh was a member of three fishing halls of fame - cast his line on every populated continent, fishing alongside presidents, Ernest Hemingway, Fidel Castro and other notables [...]

March 15, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

A safer way to fly fish in the dark

To be able to see well in the dark, navigate tricky terrain, and use both hands there isn’t anything more efficient than a headlamp. There are many choices [...]

March 14, 2018 RECENT, Slide

2018 IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Inductees announced

2018 inductees include IGFA World Record leader Dr. Martin Arostegui, fly-fishing broadcasting pioneer John Barrettand & dry-fly legend Frederic Halford. [...]

March 13, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Book Review: Thomas McGuane’s Cloudbursts

He started to leave, but after a moment he turned around and looked me square in the eyes and said, “I couldn’t live like that.” I’ve never forgotten it. - McGuane [...]

March 12, 2018 RECENT, Slide

A fish coup in the salmon kingdom

Climate change is here. Its human-made effects have metastasized in our world sports fishing. Canada's Atlantic salmon and stripers are the canary in the coal mine [...]

March 12, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

Legal corruption is crushing Florida’s Everglades

Corrupt politicians and Big Sugar are guilty of attempted murder of Florida’s billion-dollar sports fishing industry - it’s an in your face national disgrace [...]

March 8, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Grass is back in the Chesapeake, and crabs will follow

This week, Orth and a dozen other scientists published results from years of monitoring seagrass in the Chesapeake. And the news is good. [...]

March 7, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Leave wiggling to politicians and balanced to your diet

With reel and rod balance most forget that when fishing and during pickups there is a lot of fly line off the reel. Think big fish and over 9-foot long rods [...]

March 6, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Red tide likely causing Keys fish kills

A rare red tide has spread across waters off the Florida Keys, likely triggering numerous fish kills reported by anglers. [...]

March 5, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide