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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

Fly tying a terrestrial on the steroids, the Cinnamon Ant

There are several versions of the cinnamon ant, and I don't know where it came from, but this Flagler version "Flying" has been winning votes since 2016 in Appalachia. [...]

September 23, 2019 Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Have we trained trout, albies, bass, sharks, and bonefish to avoid individual flies?

The science for understanding gamefish behavior, with regard to lures, flies, and baits, when their realms have been constantly fished the same "attractors" has red flags. [...]

September 20, 2019 Point Of View, RECENT, Research, Science, Slide

#DozenforDorian: Fly tyers unite for Hurricane Dorian victims

Tyers may tie a dozen flies and auction them off on their social channels. Proceeds are being donated to the Yellow Dog Community and Conservation Foundation. [...]

September 19, 2019 RECENT, Slide

99% of the billions of tons of plastic we’ve dumped in the oceans is missing?

Humankind is after itself - voting for leadership that will hasten air and water pollution, overfish the oceans, quicken the pace of overheating the planet, deforesting the earth... [...]

September 19, 2019 Conservation News, plastic trash, RECENT, Slide

Idaho’s Chinook salmon extirpated by 2039: Dams and warming too much for the king

Some 50,000 spring-summer Chinook spawned in the 1950s. Today, about 1,500 fish and declining. Trump's Endangered Species reversal said to be the nail in the coffin. [...]

September 18, 2019 RECENT, Research, Rivers & Dams, Salmon Fishing, Slide