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Taking down the empire by cutting us, the public, out of public lands

The Forest Service is ratcheting up its timber quotas by 45%—levels of timber production our forests haven’t seen in decades - less staff = more mistakes. [...]

October 21, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Losing public accountability, Public Lands, Slide

TGIF: Out Of Office

Seasons and summers, stripers and flats, fly fishing and out of doors always seem like short-time events when you live in northern climes, so get "Out of Office" now. [...]

July 26, 2019 Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide, Videos

REYR Rods: A new style of fly rod?

These ideas came to a head with an internal line, meaning no guides - just a telescoping fly rod that is always rigged and easy to use. [...]

May 8, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Fixing the habitat, the best of Trout Unlimited values expressed

"Natural" predation by birds and animals is reduced by a cover like logs, rock formations, and the water flow constrictions they cause. [...]

February 14, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

RIO Products adds much needed close range line: RIO Creek

Fly fishing small creeks, and feeder streams can be physically taxing, so a fly line that delivers at 25-feet, comfortably, makes life easier. [...]

February 13, 2019 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Road salt and it’s harmful side effects

Trout and other aquatic life are the "collateral damage" of excessive road salting and it's harmful effects. [...]

February 8, 2019 RECENT, Slide

An Angler’s Quest to Play in the NFL

This is an interesting video about JP Flynn and a subject covering a quest not often attempted and seldom achieved. Fly fishing will forever be his adventure. [...]

February 4, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

What’s in your “Pack?”

Fly fishing the saltwater or fresh, having access to changeout things like tippets, short shooting head fly lines, flies, and tools are essential. [...]

February 1, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Choosing a fly rod: standards and specs

Fast, ultra-fast, medium-fast, and moderate are indicators, but how does an "ethereal" term describe a product’s overall characteristics? [...]

January 29, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Bob Mallard: Conservationist, author, Mainer, fishing guide

Mallard is a native fish advocate and serves as National Vice Chair of Native Fish Coalition (NFC) and a board member of the Maine chapter of Native Fish Coalition. [...]

January 25, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide