The 2013 salmon fishing season in Alaska is still under way but already it’s a record year. As of late August, fishermen have sustainably harvested more than 254 million salmon in a tightly regulated commercial fishery. The last time the Alaska salmon harvest hit those levels was 2005, the previous... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of Ashton Kutcher on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1
We all know that comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is a rabid fly fisher, but did you know that actor Ashton Kutcher, star of the new movie, "Jobs," is also a trout bum? He showed up on the set of Kimmel's show recently with the hat to... [ READ MORE... ]
By Shane Cross
Not many anglers can deny climate change anymore – many of us have seen first hand the changes on our rivers and streams in recent years.
And while we can go round on the politics, the outlook, and the answer, the fact is if the models are even a little bit true – the tiniest bit –... [ READ MORE... ]
An Upstream Journey, Dispatch #9: Fighting Huge Rainbow Trout and Talking Climate Change
This article was originally posted on the Orvis web site at http://www.orvis.com/news/fly-fishing/an-upstream-journey-dispatch-9-fighting-huge-rainbow-trout-and-talking-climate-change/#.UhduVhukpLM
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by Toner Mitchell
According to Ryan Flynn, Secretary-Designate of the New Mexico Environment Department, approximately 30 percent of his state’s streams fall short of one or more standards for acceptable water quality. Rivers display impairments associated with erosion and associated turbidity,... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1
Jimmy Kimmel's wife must have raised an eyebrow last week when her husband interviewed comedic actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and the conversation turned to fly fishing. Kimmel uttered the phrase, "It's really the only thing I care about ..... [ READ MORE... ]
As I discuss renewable energy with hunters and anglers across the West I have noticed something. The non-climate change believers, as well as those who do believe, but who oppose any type of development on public lands including renewable energy seem to always try to bait me into a climate change... [ READ MORE... ]
What do you get when you combine the "sausage-making" background of a D.C. policy wonk and a passion for chasing wild and native fish on the fly?
You get a six-month travelogue from an inspired young angler who likely has more understanding of how intact habitat translates into angling opportunity... [ READ MORE... ]
This June, twelve young Bristol Bay residents, gathered at Mission Lodge on Lake Aleknagik for a week-long, on river course that helped develop their skills as guides, taught them how to fly fish and got into some nitty-gritty discussions on the dynamics between fishing (whether with a net or rod... [ READ MORE... ]
It's only been a couple of weeks, and usually by now, I've come off the high that comes with fishing far-flung places and stopped looking at real estate next to particularly fishy waters. But this time is... different.
I was fortunate enough to lead a blogger/writer/photographer tour to the... [ READ MORE... ]