Bill Horn

Bill Horn was Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish, Wildlife and Parks under President Reagan. He served on the National Academy of Sciences Everglades restoration review committee and is a veteran Keys angler, having started his angling career there in 1954. His articles have appeared in American Angler, Florida Sportsman, and The Pointing Dog Journal. He lives in  Marathon Key, Florida.

Author Articles

Pebble Mine: It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over

Anglers and conservationists committed to conserving the irreplaceable wild salmon and trout resources of Alaska’s Bristol Bay region should heed the wisdom of the late and much lamented Yogi Berra: “It ain’t over til it’s over.” The massive proposed Pebble Mine – to dig what could be the world’s largest open pit mine and excavating 1...

Fall Fishing in the Keys

October is another prime month for permit. Regulars acknowledge that March, July, and October are the top three months. There, though, agreement stops. Each month has its adherents: March, because waters are warming, days are clear with stiff breezes, and the fish are about to spawn; July, because post-spawn perms can be aggressive, high summer sun provides...