Fly Fishing Conservation
"AMONG THE HALF DOZEN or so standard questions fly fishers eventually get around to asking each other is, What's your favorite fish? Some say your answer to that will be deeply revealing — exposing you as a covert aristocrat if it's Atlantic salmon, a closet bubba if it's largemouth bass, or whatever — while others just think it might be interesting, but sooner or later, in one way or another, the question comes up."Read more...
The Marine Fish Conservation Network has launched a new online resource created for anglers, providing “clear, reliable news and opinions about fisheries management in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.” Fissues.org aims to inform and engage anglers in fisheries management and conservation issues. Read more … more
Tippets: Climate Change Rerouting Rivers, Wetland Grasses Dying on Louisiana Coast, Drilling in National Parks
A team of scientists have recorded the first documented case of river reorganization as a result of human-caused climate change. In 2016 a stream flowing through the Kaskawulsh Glacier in Kluane National Park, Yukon, began draining “in a different direction … more
Tippets: Most Endangered Rivers of 2017, Anglers Fight Michigan Fish Hatchery, Florida’s Joe Bay Reopens
The 2017 Most Endangered Rivers report from American Rivers “highlights the threat President Trump’s proposed budget cuts pose to rivers and communities nationwide.” Topping the annual list is the Lower Colorado River, “where the communities, economy, and natural resources of … more
Simms Fishing Products has announced the launch of their Save Our Streams campaign, an effort designed to raise money and awareness towards the protection and preservation of America’s most iconic waterways. Read more in the press release below.