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Apex Predators Sustain Seagrasses

Throughout the world, scientists discovered: “Sharks function like wolves do in Yellowstone Park, protecting large areas of seagrass from being overgrazed.” [...]

October 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Eliminate acid mine drainage and the Cheat rises from the dead

Coal helped drive us through the last century. Its legacy is unattractive, but American activism will restore the land, water and once great fisheries. [...]

August 13, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Anglers, in part, shoulder blame for attack on public lands

Populism has always failed, but it always sells. Hunters and anglers, the hook & bullet folks, voted against their best interests, again [...]

August 28, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Public Lands Series: Make no mistake, the land grab lobby is well oiled, and . . .

The Sportsmen’s Access has over150 organizations and businesses, and more than 19,000 signed up signed for “Sportsmen’s Access petition.” (To sign go to: sportsmensaccess.org.) [...]

May 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Slide

Conservation: Rehoming brook trout, the Dweller of Springs

In 2011 Tropical Storm Irene blew out undersized culverts all across the Northeast, but it was an opportunity to replace many with “stream-simulation culverts.” [...]

February 3, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: The Ted Williams interview by Monte Burke

It doesn’t follow that most sportsmen are environmentalists. As a group they tend to be politically naïve and easily manipulated by their worst enemies [...]

December 16, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Profile: ‘I invented a fishing fly that made millions of dollars’

Charlie Smith said: "They took my fly back to the California and a version was made of it. I originally called it the “Nasty Charlie” but they changed it to "Crazy Charlie" [...]

April 29, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Profile, Slide

News: Lefty Kreh, the father of modern fly fishing, turns 90

Bernard "Lefty" Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with virtually everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro. [...]

March 13, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Book Review: Stu Apte’s favorite long stories told short, “My Life in Fishing”

. . . an amusing episode with Harry and Bess Truman on board Stu's skiff, an impromptu side-of-the-road meeting with Ted Williams that led to a forty-year friendship, and an afternoon of drinking with Hemingway [...]

January 12, 2015 Book Review, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Big Win for Our Rarest Trout

This is the first time that humans will have restored a threatened or endangered fish to 100 percent of its traditional habitat [...]

March 31, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide