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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

Trout Fishing Today: How Non-natives Changed the Game

Bob Mallard has been educating and warning federal and state fisheries managers, municipalities, voters, and fishing and sporting groups about fish stocking issues. [...]

August 19, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, non-native fish, 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

Book Review: A new classic, “Squaretail” by Bob Mallard

"Plunge" stocking over wild fish is not good science, and introducing nonnative fish, and nonnative bait can be dumber than a reality TV show host turned politician. [...]

August 5, 2019 Book Review, brook trout, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Agencies, crippled by admin appointees, become an army of dismantlers

Trump's message to the outdoor community: Your public lands aren't worth protecting - a blatant disregard of millions of people. [...]

July 11, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, Slide

Estuaries: Nurseries of the Sea – from waterfowl to salmon, and shrimp to tarpon

Coastal and marine ecosystems involve complex interactions between organisms, their environment, climate change, and human activities. [...]

June 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

The more I tried to understand fly fishing in AZ, the less sense it made

The author discovers native AZ trout face extinction, thanks in part, to the competition, inbreeding and predation of the browns and rainbows. [...]

June 20, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, High Country News, Slide

Packaged salad greens are killing trout and salmon on the Upper Itchen

Local stakeholders and policy makers must act to improve their management and conservation positions to protect the world’s rivers. [...]

June 18, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, News, Slide