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Profile: Capt. Al Anderson made a difference

Capt. Al Anderson was the recipient of many prestigious awards as a charter sportfishing captain, author, conservationist, educator, and philanthropist. [...]

June 12, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Wake up America, we do need clean water and vibrant fisheries

We're losing to the concept that abusing the public's land, water, fisheries, and the air are the government’s commodities and don’t belong to the people [...]

May 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Striped bass fishing the Northeast flats soon

These fish move and it helps me if I can embark on trips from different locations to stay close to the body of fish and in the lee of prevailing winds. [...]

March 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, 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

ASMFC’S February meeting and what it means for stripers

Maryland submitted a “conservation equivalent” proposal to reduce the size limit from 20” to 19”, along with an inline circle-hook requirement for bait fishing. [...]

February 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Mass. legislation may take striped bass off the menu

Two proposed bills would take striped bass off menus forever as they seek to end the commercial fishery in Massachusetts. [...]

January 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

The jigging hook and the bead

A unique jigging hook makes getting a fly deep, quickly a reality. It also adds to catch power, makes tying much easier and speeds up production with not too much added cost [...]

January 4, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Forage fish in Maine showing robust numbers

Removing an obsolete dam revitalized a major river, a state economy and holds the key to using the river for the right reason at the right time [...]

July 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Shooting Heads: Getting the fly out and down

The age old tangle issue was resolved as was the bulky connector knot issue, and the bodily damage caused by a projectile was substantially reduced. [...]

March 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

River & Dams: Conjoined for a reason, then forgotten

No better examples of the Industrial Revolution's environmental impact on fisheries of significance importance exists in U. S. than that of the damned rivers of the Northeast [...]

December 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide