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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

Heavily lobbied menhaden bill finally emerges

On Wednesday, the ASMFC approved a measure that would strike the current quota of 87,216 tons from state law to set a new lower quota. [...]

March 2, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Budget cuts eliminate striped bass enforcement

Rep. Lee Zeldin may have succeeded in his end goal of allowing anglers to target and harvest striped bass in Federal waters. [...]

March 1, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Biodegradable egg boxes

A 200 ml biodegradable box can accommodate 1 000-2 000 salmon or trout eggs and, as confirmed in trials, 95-98% of them will hatch. [...]

February 28, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Lefty Kreh turns 93, but prefers to celebrate his mentor Joe Brooks

Brooks, a Baltimore native who was 24 years older than Kreh, had already set off on a career as an outdoors writer. [...]

February 27, 2018 RECENT, Slide