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News: Unplugging the Colorado River

Glen Canyon Dam could offer a solution hard to ignore, an immediate and significant new source of water where it is most desperately needed. [...]

June 1, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Public Lands Series: The fringe is metastasizing. If it governs us – who will it serve?

These special places are economically valuable and offer a breathtaking range of recreational opportunities. Their loss would be a one-way street to disaster. [...]

May 31, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Slide

Gourmet Angler: Are all salmon created equal? No, they are not

Farmed salmon (often labeled “Atlantic”) is criticized for high levels of contaminants, the overuse of antibiotics, pollution of surrounding waterways, and nonsecure marine pens. [...]

May 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Destinations: With new regs, loss belongs to anglers and Bahamian economy

Prescott Smith, dictator of the The Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association, has ushered in chaos, hard times for Bahamians and a science disconnect. [...]

May 10, 2016 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Believe It Or Not: Fracking in the Everglades? It could be South Florida’s gift to the country

Oil drilling is still goverened by "Drill Baby, Drill" thinking - originated by our current litter of wanna-be politicians. The consequences of reckless fossil fuel extraction has a recorded history of walk-away when things go wrong and let taxpayers pay [...]

May 9, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: About salmon, the fish we all love to catch and eat

A chinook salmon tagged in the central Aleutian Islands and recovered a year later in the Salmon River, Idaho, had traveled about 3,500 miles. [...]

May 4, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Fish Facts: A quilted collection of scientific facts about fish strangeness

Relative to our knowledge of the land around us, science knows very little about the environs of 71% of the earth's spatial makeup; its oceans. [...]

April 20, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Reminder: Low Country Fly Fishing Expo this Saturday in SC

A real bonus for the attendees is that there will be dozens of Low Country guides helping out anglers at the casting pond. [...]

April 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Reminder, Slide

Obit: Jim Harrison wrote about an America we all once knew

Jim Harrison was always compared to Hemingway (to his unrelieved disgust). Harrison was more lyrical - more darkly comic. [...]

March 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: Is the Atlantic salmon population our environmental litmus?

Forbes' Monte Burke on the health and well being of of Atlantic Salmon, an indicator of the general environmental health of its surroundings. [...]

March 28, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide