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The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has issues a statement applauding the recent designation of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument, located in Penobscot County in northern Maine. The National Monument was created through a donation of 89,261 acres … more
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement calling for members to contact Florida leaders and “request that they introduce and support legislation that finds long term solutions to this ongoing problem and provide fiscal and restoration relief … more
Conservation Hawks will host an evening of angling and advocacy, featuring speakers Hal Herring of Field & Stream magazine, Hilary Hutcheson of Trout TV, and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks. The event will include screenings of the films “CHROME,” COLD WATERS,” and “THROUGH … more
Tippets: Sockeye Decimated by Warm Waters, Whole Foods to Sell Lionfish, Great Lakes Salmon, Smith River Mine Op-ed, Bizarre B.C. Fish Ladder
Due to unprecedented warm waters, ninety-nine percent of the Snake River sockeye salmon counted at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River near Portland in 2015 died before reaching Idaho’s Sawtooth Valley. Rocky Barker reports via The Idaho Statesman. Lionfish are … more
In a recent piece, Lee Woodruff writes about a weekend spent at a Project Healing Waters event and how she rediscovered both a sport and her marriage. “This was a vastly different sport than what I had remembered from childhood … more
A celebration of the literary great, Norman Maclean, will be held this summer centered around Seeley Lake, Montana. “In the Footsteps of Norman Maclean: a Literary Festival” will take place July 10-13, 2015. Visit the festival website for more details. Anglers … more
Some of the most accomplished photographers of the sport share their images of the “quixotic pursuit” of fly fishing in a recent photo essay article via Big Sky Journal.
Save the Tarpon is raising funds to continue their fight against a SLAPP lawsuit filed by the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series, and to move forward with conservation and education work. For more information and to donate, visit their GoFundMe campaign page.