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Browsing the "Of Interest" Tag

Of Interest: Swimming North and leaving fishermen behind

It’s sea temperature, not the abundance of plankton, that is primarily responsible for shifts in pelagic fish distributions. The temperature rise the North Atlantic + 1.3 degrees Celsius [...]

March 30, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Fresh fish tonight? Maybe not

“Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.” ― Scott Adams [...]

February 17, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: The business of making fly rods and the Far East connection

It doesn't take a long time to drop a couple of different mandrels down the insides and coupled with using a micrometer on the outsides teaches anyone precisely what somebody else did [...]

January 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: What are prospects for a biodegradable fishing line?

Eighty percent fishing line and plastics in our oceans come from land. Discarded at sea, traps and nets keep on "ghost fishing" for months and even years. [...]

January 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: The effects of dams on rivers over the past 100 years

Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt once observed that, “. . . on average, we have constructed one dam every day since the signing of the Declaration of Independence.” [...]

January 6, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Of Interest: Setting the record straight, it’s not the Belgian Cast

Lee Wulff reintroduced the Austrian Cast and inherited the inventors intended use of it - very short rods. Lefty Kreh embraced the technique as well . [...]

December 24, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Plastics – the scourge of our oceans

Humans have produced more plastic in the last 10 years than we did in the whole of the last century and this plastic production is having a huge negative impact. [...]

December 19, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Outgoing trout more easily caught

The more active the brown trout were to explore new environments in the behavioral test, the more vulnerable they were to fishing. The differences discovered especially in the exploratory behavior of the fish [...]

November 12, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: IGFA’s rubuttal to Schiffman et al.

"The authors’ lack of understanding of IGFA fishing records and incomplete analysis of IUCN and IGFA data results in a flawed interpretation of IGFA records’ impacts on threatened species." [...]

November 5, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Of Interest: Louisiana’s own story of powerful people motivated by low ambitions

As Louisiana‘s wetlands continue to disappear into the Gulf of Mexico, a high-stakes fight has broken out over who is to blame - and who should bear the astronomical cost of restoring the coastline. Each day, the state loses nearly [...]

October 10, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide