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Future Bright For Land-based Closed-Containment Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture

The founder of Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard, introduced a clip from his company’s latest film, Artifishal, which details the havoc wreaked by coastal open-net aquaculture. [...]

November 21, 2019 Aquaculture, ARTIFISHAL, Atlantic salmon, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

How far we haven’t come since Michael Grunwald’s Everglades story “The Swamp”

A century’s worth of dewatering, as well as pollution, dam and canal building, corporate welfare, and bought-and-paid-for politicians, has killed the Everglades. [...]

October 18, 2019 Everglades National Park, Garden & Gun, Pollution, RECENT, Slide

The Impearled Atlantic Salmon, NOAA, ASF, and Greenland

This year, a historic 12-year agreement was signed with Greenland fisherman - assisting the recovery of wild Atlantic salmon numbers in North America and Europe [...]

December 7, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Monte Burke on the most sporting President in U.S. history

George H.W. Bush set ambitious goals for the future. He wanted to catch a Permit--an elusive saltwater prize--on a fly. [...]

December 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Possible saber-rattling, but scary nonetheless

Likely at the highest risk for the construction of new oil rigs is the eastern part of the already imperiled Gulf of Mexico. [...]

January 19, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Who says it’s the best fly fishing state?

Hearing your state is not as good as the one nearby for fly fishing is like being an Alabama resident and saying Georgia has the best SEC football team...not gonna’ happen [...]

December 6, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Atlantic salmon and two-legged migration

The Margaree has not been immune to the troubles. Recent measures of habitat restoration and mandated catch-and-release are helping. [...]

November 17, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A fly fishing icon passes

Tom Morgan was unique in that he stayed at the zenith of his craft, bridging bamboo, fiberglass and all the machinations of graphite. He will be missed [...]

June 16, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Joan Wulff honored at NYC fund raiser

Some people are special way beyond their greatness. Joan Wulff is the quintessential living example of that. She effervesces everything good about our species [...]

May 19, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Angler, author Thomas McGuane receives Heritage Award

Thomas McGuane's writing about fly fishing is, as author Jim Harrison put it: " . . . writes better about fishing than anyone else in the history of mankind.” [...]

April 11, 2017 RECENT, Slide