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Video: Umpqua Tailgater Organizer

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Jeff Fryover, president and CEO of Umpqua Feather Merchants, explains the company’s newest offering in the “gear organization” category, the Tailgater Organizer. Umpqua has devised a surprisingly affordable option for gathering all your fishing equipment in your car. You can … more

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Quick Tip: Summertime Camping Hacks

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Okay, admittedly I’m jumping the gun here a little bit, but camping season is just around the corner, and who doesn’t want to sleep under the stars after a day of catching fish? Here are a few random tips I’ve … more

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Video: Make a Homemade Bobbin with Chinese Take Out

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Here’s one for all you DIY people… You didn’t misread that headline. According to Jim Misiura, you can make a homemade thread bobbin with an ink pen tube, some spring wire from some Chinese take out, a few beads and … more

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Video Hatch: “Long Live the King”

From Fly Out Media comes this trailer for a film highlighting the Alaskan King Salmon and the pressure being put on the species.

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Video Hatch: “Silt”

The cruise ships that come and go from Key West harbor over 300 times each year are not without dire environmental impact, shown in this short film from William Benson.

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Fracking Chemicals in the Colorado River

Chemicals used in the fracking process have been discovered in the Colorado River, a drinking water source for nearly thirty million people.  “This could raise the risk of reproductive, metabolic, neurological and other diseases, especially in children who are exposed … more

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Florida Gill Net Ban

A recent ruling by Circuit Court Judge Jackie Fulford has allowed gill netting to once again take place in Florida waters. However, The Coastal Conservation Association is intervening to uphold the Constitutional Amendment limiting marine net fishing. “CCA will spend … more

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Attaching Tippet Rings to Leaders

Tippet rings, anyone?  Tim Flagler departs from his rather rigorous fly-tying video production schedule to take on these little devices, which can be viewed as either “the greatest thing since sliced bread or may represent the end of civilized fly … more

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Good News for Tarpon: Key West Votes Down Harbor Dredging

After many months of debate and a determined effort by pro-cruise ship business interests to sway voters, Key West voted down expanded dredging of the island’s harbor–a natural refuge for migrating tarpon and other species.    Previous dredging of the … more

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Fly Fishing Apolitically

In his most recent Daily Caller column, Matt Labash writes about fly fishing spouses and Northwestern getaways, and how no matter your political stripe how we all can (or at least should) agree about conservation. As he says, “You won’t find … more

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