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...
Discharge from Florida’s Lake Okeechobee is severely polluted with phosphorus and nitrates from sugar farming and development and has decimated seagrass flats that once supported a thriving fishery. Bill Kearney writes about how anglers like guide Mike Conner are uniting … more
The IGFA Great Marlin Race is the biggest citizen science billfish satellite tagging initiative to date. Since 2011, 241 satellite tags in 7 species of billfish in 20 different countries have been deployed. You can see tag locations here as well as tracking via … more
Tippets: Billfish Research Project, Klamath Dam Removal, Blackfoot River Restoration, Hook to Conservation in Bhutan
The Billfish Research Project works to develop collaborative relationships with scientists and anglers around the world to initiate research projects that will help better inform fisheries management. A recent video highlights the work being done. American Rivers provides data on … more
Tippets: Native Trout Management in Glacier National Park, Apache Trout Facts, Fish Kill in Colorado, Ruling in Favor of Wild Salmon & Steelhead
Temperature-sensitive species like bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout face growing risks from climate change and non-native species. In Glacier National Park native trout are being moved to higher-elevation locales that were previously inaccessible to fish, allowing genetically pure populations to … more