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Walk-in fly fishing has unique hazards besides slip and fall

The rod rack pictured provides easy setup, easy breakdown, and easy away storage, but more importantly, security for your rigged rods. And in seconds will dry flies. [...]

November 22, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, portable rod rack, Slide

Fish Bristol Bay before our country gives it to foreigners to mine

Study: 92% of copper mines in US that produce the vast majority of the country’s copper fail to capture or treat wastewater. [...]

October 23, 2019 Alaska, Bristol Bay, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide

Can you UV? Try it, you’re ‘gonna like the way the fly looks

Although a remarkable product, it is said to lag a bit with more traditional fly tyers. For those who like progress and more perfect flies, UV curing resins are the go-to. [...]

October 17, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, UV Curing

Murkowski gives Pebble Mine a stern warning with submitted report language

Our relatives have died defending America. Let's unite around conservation and smother attempts to sell our public lands and take away our hunting and fishing rights. [...]

October 8, 2019 Alaska, Clean Water Rule, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Pacific salmon, Public Lands, Slide

Tongass  salmon forest scheduled to become wood chips

Intelligent thought and wisdom went into protecting the Tongass salmon forest with the Roadless Rule. With thoughtlessness, fools will undo it with a pen. [...]

October 7, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Roadless Rule, Slide

Science knows how to sustain big tuna stocks, but some nations “really” don’t care

The world's fishing fleet doubled in size over the 65-years to 2015 but for the amount of effort expended the catch fell more than 80 percent. [...]

October 2, 2019 Big Tuna, FEATURE STORY, overfishing, Science, Slide

Omega Protein: Lying now has an approval rating.

Omega Protein is always in the news. Last month a $400K fine for lying. Last week, they over-harvested thousands of metric tons of forage fish in the Chesapeake Bay. [...]

September 24, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, forage fish, overfishing, Slide

Outdoor recreation generates $778B in gross output and 5.2M jobs

"We need to collectively flex our muscles and vote anti conservation and science deniers out of office as soon as possible." --- Skip Clement [...]

September 20, 2019 American Sportfishing Association, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Industry News, Slide

A friend to every bluewater fly angler, Wild Oceans, gets new leadership

Widely known and respected, Rob Kramer picked to take over WILD OCEANS, a friend to every bluewater fly angler. Ken Hinman to retire after four decades. [...]

August 29, 2019 Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, IGFA, Industry News, Slide, Wild Oceans

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