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Can a solar eclipse lead to better fishing?

The theory is that as the sky gets darker during the eclipse, fish will act as if the night is approaching; a second magic hour. [...]

August 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Feed them plastic and they will not come

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an area of the North Pacific Ocean where currents have trapped huge amounts of debris, mostly plastics [...]

January 5, 2017 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

Our Places: A picture is worth a 1,000 words

Public Lands are our heritage. They should be defended against theft by politicians and plunderers. Loss of them will result in mining, timbering, and pollution. [...]

January 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Our Places, 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

Conservation: The next president’s ocean policies matter

With an estimated six feet or more of sea-level rise expected this century we need to stop building next to the water, we need to invest in the restoration of natural barriers [...]

August 22, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Allocating nonexistent water seems to be a problem

Rivers: 2.9 million miles in the U. S. - 1 out of 3 get their drinking water from them, recreation generates $97 MM to the economy. The Missouri is 2,540 miles long [...]

July 6, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Salmon Fishing: An Alaskan angler foregoes rod and reel

On the Alaska Peninsula, salmon constitute a significant portion of a wolf’s summer diet. Video footage shows a wolf who was particularly skilled at fishing [...]

June 23, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Salmon Fishing, Slide

National Parks: Our parks – where ‘WE’ catch salmon, trout, tarpon and bass

Not long after the Civil War's most deadly battle, at Gettysburg, President Lincoln signed the Yosemite Land Grant law, protecting for all time—land secured for the future [...]

June 15, 2016 National Parks, RECENT, Slide

Damn Dams: The Elwha made whole again. “The salmon will come”

A record-setting 72 dams were removed across 19 states, and last year’s Patagonia-produced film DamNation raised even more awareness of defunct dams. [...]

February 23, 2016 Damn Dams, RECENT, Slide

Public Lands Controversy: Fracking feds causing pollution

On private lands, companies with mineral rights are free to punch holes, build roads, and set up equipment regardless of a surface-rights owner's concerns. Drilling on public lands, however, requires scrutiny [...]

January 20, 2016 RECENT, Slide