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Does the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have tunnel vision?

Atlantic menhaden is essential to the entire Atlantic ecosystem. They eat phytoplankton, keeping the water clear, provide food for striped bass, bluefish, albies, marine mammals, and seabirds [...]

October 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

It turns out it’s not frankenfish

Snakeheads, an import from Asia, most likely dumped in bodies of water from pet store bought fish that grew too big. They're found in MA to FL [...]

May 23, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Hampden-Sydney College has big fly fishing thoughts

Founded on campus in 1988, the Hampden-Sydney Fly-Fishing Club aims to promote, teach, preserve, and enjoy the sport of fly fishing. [...]

April 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Reminder: Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival

The Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival is celebrating its 17th birthday and you're invited. This show has exploded in popularity because it's just fun [...]

April 3, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Menhaden catch cap eased, pleasing no one

No matter how low fish stocks get, commercial interests will not heed science - they'll plunder to extinction and then argue that they were misled by science [...]

November 10, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Destination: Trout season over? Not in the Southern Appalachians

If a trip to Argentina, Chile or New Zealand are not in your budget. Try big trout late fall and early winter in the South. The fly fishing can be awesome. Guiding is superb [...]

November 7, 2016 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Fishing Show: Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival 2017

Southern trout fishing in the Appalachians will exceed anyone's expectations. Along with that are bountiful coastal waters of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia [...]

November 4, 2016 Fly Fishing Show, RECENT, Slide

Public Lands Series: Trout Unlimited Call to Action

Whether you call it sale, transfer, or divestiture, allowing public lands to fall from public ownership would represent the triumph of cynicism over democracy - make sure that never happens [...]

September 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Slide

Call them bait, forage species… In any case, now they’re protected.

“These little fish are what feeds everything, from seabirds to seals to whales to sharks. They’re the lifeblood of our Atlantic Ocean.” [...]

August 9, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Reminder: This weekend fly fishing comes to VA in a big way

One of the best fly fishing events of the season, the Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival, is just around the corner. Meet industry leaders in the world of fly angling iike 3-TAND Reels, TFO and others [...]

April 5, 2016 Fly Fishing Show, RECENT, Reminder, Slide