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Remove no longer useful dams, clean up the water and the fish will come

American River offers so many ways you can get involved with helping to protect and restore our nation's rivers. [...]

July 22, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Rivers & Dams, Slide

Science should guide management of Gulf menhaden, not $

Oligarchs Omega Protein and Daybrook Fisheries' lap dogs at the Marine Stewardship Council said what they were told to say, "Kill all you want boys." [...]

June 24, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

It’s not the uni-knot, it’s the Duncan Loop

There is no controversy regarding the Duncan Loop being the correct name of the loop knot that has universal relevance in fly fishing circles. [...]

June 11, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Florida, Fly Fishing, Fly Fishing History Makers, Slide

Reintroduction of Native Brook Trout Underway in the Appalachians

Brook trout are part of the southern region's natural heritage. We have too long swamped native species by blindly “stocking” for put and take. [...]

June 4, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

It makes sense, say nothing and they will learn

You do realize some teachers, almost all bloggers, and every TV cable news talking-head, and politician have no idea what they are talking about - ever. [...]

June 3, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Casting, Slide

Fly Tying: A crab worth having on the flats

Tying this Flexo Crab may require a trip to the local fly shop, and the pattern is a slow process in the making it is reportedly a valuable flats asset. [...]

May 31, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Access to thousands of acres near Lower Blackfoot River proposed

The acquisition would increase popular recreational access for activities such as fly fishing, fishing, hiking, hunting and mountain biking. [...]

May 30, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Opinion: Do we want clean water? Some say no

Defend access to America's landscapes, but remember it's nothing without healthy habitat, clean air, and water to support wildlife and fish. [...]

April 23, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

The downstream retrieve and its merits

Most discoveries, better ways to fly fish, come from adoptions outside of angling, or by sheer luck of a mishap that results in better catch results. [...]

March 27, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Outdoor boom comes as jobs in extraction decline

From 2012 to 2016, extraction jobs declined by nearly a third as outdoor recreation employment jumped 16 percent. [...]

March 13, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide