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A rare California trout species, Paiute cutthroat trout gets new lease

From 2013 to 2015, Silver King Creek and three tributaries were treated with rotenone [fish toxicant, to remove all non-native species. That was the first step. [...]

October 7, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, Fly Fishing, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide

Trump, without hesitation, wants Tongass mined, logged, and developed

It's painful to watch an entire political party standby and let one Nero-like man mangle the environment of a once envied country stripped of its signature. [...]

October 4, 2019 Alaska, High Country News, Public Lands, RECENT, Slide, Trump

Hatchery salmon spawning with wild salmon produce weaker offspring

Ignorance still exists in high places - still thinking all salmon coming back to their system are theirs, without a concept of ‘collaboration with nature.’ [...]

October 3, 2019 Aquaculture, hatchery salmon, Pacific salmon, RECENT, Science, Slide, wild salmon

Many never gauged his recklessness, until now

"The millions of children newly back to school could give this administration’s officials a basic science lesson: wetlands and streams connect to larger rivers." [...]

October 2, 2019 Clean Water Rule, Conservation, Donald Trump, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Tips & Tactics: How to make production segmented bodies and tails of anything

Probably the best part of fly tying is discovery. Finding a way to do something easier, getting a hunch and tying segments/tails to just about anything and finding it works. [...]

October 1, 2019 Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Fly Tying: Gartside’s Gurgler

You can fish the "Gurgler" many many ways in freshwater or saltwater. Versatile to the extreme. So many species fall for this fly. [...]

September 30, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Orvis Launches 50/50 on the Water Film Tour

Orvis' 50/50 was a great concept, but it got off to a slow start for reasons not covered here, but the same players got it figured out, and the Film Tour looks excellent. [...]

September 27, 2019 Fly Fishing, Industry News, Orvis 50/50, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Conservation bill to aid fishery habitats off to good start

Good bills take too much time. Because of Citizens United, politicians never stop running for office. They read nothing. Lobbyists run our legislative branch for big bucks. [...]

September 26, 2019 Conservation, Politics, RECENT, Slide

Authoritarian sabotage: How to scuttle America’s self-image

“There’s a ton of different scenarios that have occurred that show that Trump does not care about progressing climate change or climate science, in general." [...]

September 25, 2019 RECENT, Science deniers, Slide, Trump

Industry News: Snook Foundation Rebrands With Angler Action Foundation

"Rebranding SGF is progress recreational anglers are making across the nation when it comes to protecting the habitats that allow our fisheries to be successful." Fitzgerald [...]

September 24, 2019 Angler Action Foundation, Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Snook Foundation