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One Pacific salmon out of 100 survives the ocean

The goal of the researchers is to find out why so few salmon survive the ocean, only one in a hundred. This study's finding greatly anticipated. [...]

March 7, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Kebari Tsuri to Tenkara to nymphing and tag lines

If you can't always fish big water Alaska, Argentina, or the Madison, keep a Tenkara in the trunk and hit that small stream just off the interstate. [...]

February 20, 2019 FEATURE STORY, RECENT, Slide

Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in the crosshairs

The Izembek road would set a precedent that threatens all wilderness areas and undermines bedrock environmental and conservation laws. [...]

January 23, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Atlantic bigeye tuna is approaching collapse

After the iconic Atlantic bluefin tuna, which can go for tens of thousands of dollars per fish, the Atlantic bigeye is the next priciest tuna. [...]

November 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Fly-fishing in the remote reaches of Hokkaido

The interplay between flora and fauna is critical to a healthy fish population, a mutually dependent relationship that he, and the Ainu people of this region, respect. [...]

May 8, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Kebari – Can one fly pattern catch forever?

In ancient Japan, fishermen in isolated mountain villages tied their own “one fly pattern” and it was used because it worked over and over. [...]

August 25, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Sharks kill only 12 people per year, so let’s slaughter them?

The thoughtless slaughter of sharks by the Japanese and Chinese for the false belief that there is some mystical power vested in a shark's fin is ludicrous [...]

January 31, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature Story: Tenkara solves ailing bones for artist Thom Glace

A while back, Thom started complaining about having locomotion difficulties. A disability that eventually sideline him from fly fishing... until Tenkara. [...]

August 15, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Shark Week: Aahhhhh! Five scary shark myths busted

Popular culture, the source of more myths than any cable TV network could dream up, has given us shark BS, and beliefs such as suckers compete with native fish [...]

June 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Shark Week, Slide

Feature Story: The Zen technique that is Tenkara

Ms. Ishimura and Galhardo, creator of Tenkara in the U. S., met Ishigaki at the Catskills Fly Fishing Center and Museum in May 2009. Ishimura, was the curator of an exhibit of Japanese flies [...]

December 1, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide