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“Shit Just Got Real”: Montana waters too low & too hot for trouts

| Conservation News, Crowded Rivers, Drought, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Montana, NYTimes, Slide | No Comments
Yellowstone National Park announced that, beginning on Saturday, it would shut down fishing on its rivers and streams after 2 p.m. until sunrise the following day.
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Is you’re tippet a bird’s nest before seating that new knot?

| Advice, Capt. Andrew Derr, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Knots, Slide, Zach Matthews | No Comments
Tying a new knot can be stressful, especially so under game-on pressure. The best way to un-stress the new tie - go long pull a lot of tippet off the…
Man using rod fly fishing in rough river among mountain

Can Puget Sound’s orca and salmon survive Seattle’s dams?

| Damn Dams, FEATURE STORY, High Country News, Native People, Pacific salmon, Slide, U.S.-Canada border, Upper Skagit Indian Tribes, wild salmon | No Comments
“They don’t have years and years of lineage tied to this land, salmon, and the water. It makes us who we are as people.”

Simple: Too many nutrients flowing into coastal waters from human activities

| Aaron Adams, Advice, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Conservation News, Everglades National Park, FEATURE STORY, Florida, Sentinel Newspapers, water pollution event | No Comments
Many people in South Florida living on hundreds of canals are breathing in the toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s later in life.
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Tenkara has fly delivery nuances that sort out catchers from fishers

| alt-right fanatics, Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, fly tying, Industry Shouts & Murmurs, John Gierach, RECENT, Slide, Tenkara, Thom Glace, Trout, YouTube, Yvon Chouinard | No Comments
Given the same trout fishing acuity, a tenkara fisher will outperform a conventional fly fisher in small streams, presenting terrestrials or dry flies.

Industry News: One if by Land Two if by Sea, The British Are Coming 

| Fly Reels, Fly Rod Review, Greys Fly reels, Hardy Fly Rods, ICAST, Jim Murphy, RECENT, Slide | No Comments
Jim Murphy was brought into Hardy, Greys, et al stock of companies to prop-up a sluggish North American market. He's succeeding spectacularly.
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Looking back, fly fishing memories, and a video

| Florida, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Steve Kantner, Taking Pictures, Ted Juracsik, YouTube | No Comments
A chance to visit Seychelles and a conversation wetted in nostalgia, helping a friend, 12 year old Mac's, and enjoying a look back.

Plan to drive to Alaska, explore, do somefly fishing? Hold on a minute

| Advice, Alaska, Anchorage Daily New, Bristol Bay, Covid 19, Crowded Rivers, Destinations, New York Times, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide, U.S.-Canada border, wild salmon, Wild Trout | No Comments
Book a remote Alaskan destination lodge? Drive and explore via Canada? Plan and book every portion of your itinerary. Alaska is a hotspot with anglers and visitors.
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