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Video Hatch: Women in Fly Fishing

Texas businesswoman Meredith McCord turns her passion for fishing and travel into doing some fun TV and film work with a fly rod in hand, stalking fish on flats, rivers and lakes around the globe and in her home state.

Mining Executives Indicted for Polluting Alaskan River

Australian mining executives Bruce Butcher and Mark Balfour, along with three other former employees, have been indicted by a grand jury in the US District Court of Alaska for dumping waste from their  platinum mine into Alaska’s Salmon River. The … more

Video Hatch: “Co2ld Waters: Official Trailer”

This trailer gives a glimpse into the upcoming film featuring Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia, Steve Hemkens of Orvis, Tim Romano of Angling Trade and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks. “Co2ld Waters” looks at the …

When Fish Shout

The Lombard effect, which correlates a rise in vocal level to the proximity of surroundings, translates to other species as well. A recent paper published in Behavioral Ecology, examines how different fish species are coping with and communicating above human-caused noise. … more

Techniques »

  • Fly Fishing for Carp
    Rereading Water

    Revisiting old water is like rereading a manuscript: you start with innocence and discover things you never saw the first time around.

Travel »

  • fly fishing for bonefish
    “Against the Drag”

    "I’ve spent three days waiting out a cold front brought on by the tail end of a big system moving up the East Coast. I’ll have an incoming tide and am already visualizing a push of fish and glistening tails. I am drawn to extreme locales."