What do you do when the big shipment of fishing shirts you were expecting shows up in the wrong color? Send them back? Toss them? If your Simms, you brainstorm a way to turn an unfortunate mistake into financial support for one of the country's most important species restoration efforts.
In The News
This section of our site contains copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. This material is made available for informational and educational use only. This 'fair use' of copyrighted material, as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law, allows for distribution of material, without profit, to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.
While weather in the new year started on the mild side, this week ushers in the coldest temperatures so far this season. That offers the promise of ice-fishing in the days ahead.
When it comes to the best outdoor locations in the northeastern United States, most people in the country would be more likely to associate Pittsburgh with its famous steel industry than with outdoor recreation.
Forbes Trail Chapter of Trout Unlimited is preparing to kick off its 11th annual youth conservation and fly fishing program.
If you’re middle-aged or older and grew up in Lackawanna County, there’s a very good chance that your parents warned you not to go near the Lackawanna River — and not because you couldn’t swim. For most of the region’s industrial history, the Lackawanna was a chemical hazard, full of the deadly detritus of coal mining, sewage and assorted pollution.
So news that Trout Unlimited has designated the Lackawanna River one of the top 100 trout streams in North America is beyond extraordinary, a testament to the effectiveness of environmental laws and regulation and to the commitment of dedicated activists — especially Bernie McGurl and his group, the Lackawanna River Corridor Association.