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Have we trained trout, albies, bass, sharks, and bonefish to avoid individual flies?

The science for understanding gamefish behavior, with regard to lures, flies, and baits, when their realms have been constantly fished the same "attractors" has red flags. [...]

September 20, 2019 Point Of View, RECENT, Research, Science, Slide

Idaho’s Chinook salmon extirpated by 2039: Dams and warming too much for the king

Some 50,000 spring-summer Chinook spawned in the 1950s. Today, about 1,500 fish and declining. Trump's Endangered Species reversal said to be the nail in the coffin. [...]

September 18, 2019 RECENT, Research, Rivers & Dams, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Opinion: In the art of exaggeration fluorocarbon leaders get my nod

Comparatively, quality mono, and fluoro leader materials each have real advantages, but they are minuscule in real-time performance. Fluoro is 2 X more expensive - you choose. [...]

August 28, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Looking Back, Opinion, Research, Slide

The Atlantic Salmon Federation’s vision for the world-famous Miramichi

Become a member of the Atlantic Salmon Federation and join the international movement for wild rivers and wild salmon. [...]

August 20, 2019 Atlantic Salmon Federation News, Conservation, RECENT, Research, Slide

The toughest score of a flats Grand Slam, Trachinotus falcatus

BTT has gathered more information about permit than academic based organizations because they engage local guides and biologists, and everyone fly fishes. [...]

August 16, 2019 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Research, Slide, Videos