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Browsing the "Of Interest" Category

Of Interest: Condoms and Cuban fishermen’s ingenuity

In Cuba, mechanics can fix anything, even if it requires hand building from scratch the smallest part. So it goes with fishing needs as well [...]

November 18, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: How would you catch a 400-pound salmon?

Male teeth fossils found in freshwater were longer, more recurved teeth, larger bases, and more worn than fossils found in saltwater. Teeth used to defend eggs [...]

November 9, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Clearing up Oncorhynchus mykiss as bows and steelies

When it comes to science, politicians sometimes find the truth a job threatening inconvenience. When pressured, they always seem to choose what is convenient for their reelection [...]

October 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Surf fishing is a passion with legions of followers

Surf fishing the coasts of the world host the same ingredients for anglers of different: languages and beliefs: food, fun, and a genuine passion. Now inland, I miss it greatly [...]

October 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

The Fly Fishing Collaborative uses fishing to fight human trafficking

I know, it’s a little tough to visualize how fly fishing would tie into stopping human trafficking. But that is what makes this organization so unique. [...]

October 6, 2016 News, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Reminder: NC Cape Lookout Albacore Festival the 20th

This tournament reaches out to charities and embraces good sportsmanship, light tackle and fly fishing, fellowship, art and the fun of being outdoors. [...]

October 4, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Reminder, Slide

Of Interest: A mountain stream, leased water, fly fishing and good writing

John Gierach's voice is the language of fly fishing. This story is about leased high meadow Colorado trout water. And Gierach puts the reader right next to him [...]

October 3, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Is there a ‘Canary’ in the trout waters we fish?

The value of public lands, clean water and good conservation practices cannot be overstated. Its value in terms of monetary impact throughout the U. S. far exceeds extraction, a temporary event with a legacy of permanent destruction [...]

May 23, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: It was Tippecanoe or man, this kayak is definitely not built for fishing . . .

Kayaks, by anyone's measure these days, have matured into very comfortable, go anywhere fishing machines for anglers of any persuasion. More importantly, these newer kayaks can go where others cannot [...]

April 8, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Why are we such a small tribe? Could it be linked to casting?

Fly fishing is a minuscule part of a much larger picture, sport fishing. In terms of numbers of participants, golf is dwarfed by fishing. [...]

March 24, 2016 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide