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 American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement of approval over the recent designation of the Northeast Coral Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, which will protect 4,193 square miles of ocean environment. Read more in the press release … more
Jess McGlothlin writes about the Yellowstone River fish kill and the warning of whitefish, the canary in the coal mine. “It’s small-scale in the midst of what we’re seeing in the world these days, but one of the things that … more
Patagonia has announced the launch of Vote Our Planet, a non-partisan environmental campaign to educate Americans to “vote purposefully with the environment as their top issue when they head to the polls in November.” Read more in the press release … more
Across the US West there is a growing initiative to remove public lands from the federal government and transfer management to state control. This national public lands transfer would over-burden state governments and budgets and would likely result in a sale … more