Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "plastic" Tag

Lower Keys plastic removal initiative

Ocean Conservancy, Lower Keys Guides Association and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing remove 4,000 lbs of ocean plastic, ghost gear, and debris from Key West waters. [...]

November 5, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

There is an elephant in the room. It’s Seigler fly reels.

The Seigler reel has some highly visible design features that make so much sense one wonders why they were not "invented" long ago. [...]

July 8, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Review, 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

Did you see that? They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

Climate change may undermine existing wildlife refuges - shift the geographic ranges animals now live within. It's about damage control now. [...]

May 6, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Cigarette butts are the ocean’s single largest source of trash

At first, cigarette butts may seem small and relatively harmless, but they can cause irreversible damage to oceans and wildlife in general. [...]

February 25, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

We need to stop the bead.

#BeatPlasticPollution is important to anglers worldwide because toxic plastic particles and micro-particles enter our oceans and water systems. [...]

June 1, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Technology now cleaning our rivers and waterways

Mr. Trash Wheel is Baltimore's favorite trash collecting robotic icon. Since his installation at the Baltimore Harbor at 2014, he has picked up 420 tons. [...]

March 2, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

News: We are putting 8 million metric tons of plastic in the oceans — annually

Jenna Jambeck of the University of Georgia put it to The Washington Post in February, “Five bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline in the world.” [...]

February 2, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: More on marine debris and “Ghost Fishing”

Studies estimate that over 90 percent of species caught in derelict fishing gear are of commercial value, which can contribute to a significant loss of revenue for fishermen [...]

April 13, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide