With a Name Like Trout, Best Tides for Bonefish, Roadless Rule in Colorado, History of Landing Nets

July 16, 2012 By: Erin Block

  • Along with his home-run rookie season for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout is also an avid outdoorsman, highlighted in Brian Milne’s series “People Who Fly Fish.”
  • Scott over at the Fly Paper blog offers up great analysis of the best tides for stalking bonefish, as well as whether a full moon impacts feeding behaviors.
  • The recently passed Roadless Rule has taken effect in Colorado. And while criticisms linger, for the most part “this rule protects millions of acres for wildlife habitat, sustains our large recreation economy and our Colorado quality of life.” States Colorado Mountain Club conservation director Scott Braden.
  • Fly fishing nets have had a long history filled with passionate opinions. Dr. Todd Larson on his blog Fishing for History provides a look into the past with an entry from the July 22, 1916 Saturday Evening Post.