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Why are 6.35 million acres of “Public Lands” inaccessible to its owners?

Since Citizens United declared money could buy you out, an endless supply of money has bought influence, legislators, and elections but some dot.orgs fight for you TAKE ACTION. [...]

August 23, 2019 Of Interest, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide, Take Action

Playing by IGFA rules is something to be applauded

A good angler, using a light tippet, knows they must catch quickly because of predation. Also important are proper handling and a timely release. [...]

August 20, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, IGFA, Of Interest, Slide

South Florida has the technical expertise to turn freshwater into toxic water

One-third of the original Florida Everglades was drained during the 20th century and converted into productive agricultural land (EAA), mostly for corporate welfare sugar farms. [...]

August 16, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Of Interest, Slide

Natural alternatives to “DEET” are getting the job done

We can all agree C12H17NO [DEET] can kill us and produce the Silent Spring that Rachel Carson warned against in her award-winning book. There are alternatives. [...]

August 12, 2019 News, Of Interest, Out of Doors, RECENT, Slide

The world’s fish come from a place other than where caught

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust studies corroborate the fact that tarpon and bonefish come from places other than where caught. [...]

July 3, 2019 commercial fishing, FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Conservation is not a spectator sport

Former enemies now run cabinet posts directly affecting conservation in all its beliefs and benefits to individual citizens' love of fins, fur, and fauna. [...]

June 7, 2019 Conservation, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Off the grid March 22, 2019

There isn't a story about fly fishing for - hooking, landing and releasing a steelhead trout that fails to get listened to, and the speaker admired. [...]

March 22, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Of Interest, Photography, Profile, Slide

Orvis – How to reinvent a 160 year old fly fishing company

If you don’t think that Orvis – long known for fly rods, Nantucket Red pants and patterned dog beds -- has changed, just ask a seasoned Montana fly fishing guide [...]

May 18, 2017 Fly Casting, Fly Fishing, Fly Shops, Gear, News, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Burmese pythons altering ecology of a fishery

ENP is almost 1.6 million acres - mostly submerged in water depths no greater than 9-feet. A guide is an imperative both for catching and safety [...]

February 8, 2017 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Fly Fishing into 2017: Angling’s New Year’s resolutions

Get involved now for the future. Whether it’s ensuring public access, protecting public lands or educating fellow anglers that climate change is real... [...]

January 12, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide