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Opinion: Are we Googling our way to fly fishing sophistry?

While the internet is now an indispensable resource for fly angling information, it can be an unreliable source as well. It takes a little more than being a novice to know the difference [...]

September 14, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Why we need to fight for Public Lands

A scheme of selling public lands is an old one. Carnival barkers hoodwink us with “take back” (anything, especially if it’s not theirs) [...]

May 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Public Lands: Beware of politicians bearing maps

Follow the money. What you’ll find is a multi-level, nationwide effort to liquidate our public lands. If that strikes you as a bad idea, then do something about it. [...]

April 12, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Video: Want public lands for your grandchildren?

States have a poor track record managing lands they "now" have, so they will just broker for the sale of "new" public lands to the highest bidders [...]

March 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Lesson Learned: They overfished it, then polluted it, then fixed it

The demise of the Poconos as a spectacular trout fishery in the latter decades of the nineteenth century is a prescription that should not be refilled... [...]

January 11, 2017 A Lesson Learned, RECENT, Slide

Public Lands Series: It was public but now no trespassing

The Deceiver camp, American Lands Council, and American Legislative Exchange Council, prey on those who have been convinced our government is all bad by using lethal propaganda [...]

November 2, 2016 Public Lands Series, RECENT, Slide

Public Lands Series: Too busy to bother? Then watch them take it from you

Public lands transfer to the states cleverly masks intentions of American Lands Council (ALC) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) - American Greed [...]

September 21, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Slide

Public Lands Series: ALC behind misinformation, Idahoan sucked in

The American Lands Council (ALC) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) are not a friend of outdoors folks. Not even a tiny bit. Follow the money [...]

September 16, 2016 Public Lands Series, RECENT, Slide

Public Lands Series: Expansion and a new National Monument good news for anglers

The free market, state-ownership minded opponents lash out at anything that expands the Feds' role. Science in these matters has proved them wrong, every time . [...]

August 30, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Slide

Public Lands: ALEC, you have such a big mouth… better to lie with

You won't need a rifle, shotgun, fly rod, fishing rod, hiking boots, tent, canoe or back pack if ALEC and ALC have their way. [...]

August 11, 2016 Public Lands Series, RECENT, Slide