Author

Josh Duplechian

  • Public Lands Month Conservation

    The agony and the ecstasy

    Even when they’re beset by freezing rain or other forms of natural calamity, public lands bring peace Public lands aren’t always perfect. The fish don’t always cooperate, and the mosquitoes do not care if you are trying to have a moment of peace. Consider it one of those Instagram vs. reality situations. Like the old…

  • TROUT Magazine

    Behind the Cover: Daughters

    "We caught plenty of beautiful trout and a few whitefish, but my most vivid memories are of Lily enjoying the simplest of things, the way only a toddler can."

    You've read a thousand and one stories about fathers and sons fishing. For the summer issue of TROUT magazine, we asked our contributors to turn their attention to the ways we share what we love with our daughters. For the cover, we chose a disarming photo of a girl, Lily Chang, clearly having the time…

  • Boats

    River Safety: Equipment matters

    Don’t cut corners with your safety device.

    Editor’s note: The float season has begun. The first oar stroke has likely been taken. We’ve shoved off into the flow of the known and inherently the unknown. As rivers go, the formula is simple. There’s one direction to go. What happens between boat ramps is up to you. With that, we at Trout Unlimited…

  • Boats

    River Safety: Know where the safety kit is

    Editor’s note: The float season has begun. The first oar stroke has likely been taken. We’ve shoved off into the flow of the known and inherently the unknown. As rivers go, the formula is simple. There’s one direction to go. What happens between boat ramps is up to you. With that, we at Trout Unlimited…

  • Boats

    River Safety: Point Positive

    Float season is here. Here’s how to make yourself heard above the noise. Editor’s note: The float season has begun. The first oar stroke has likely been taken. We’ve shoved off into the flow of the known and inherently the unknown. As rivers go, the formula is simple. There’s one direction to go. What happens…

  • Boats

    Everyone rows

    Reminders can be a pain. I certainly understand. If you’re anything like me, you lean on the ignore side of reminders more than the take action side. But there are some reminders that simply should not be ignored and when it comes to safety, we should all listen. We raft with a lot of different…

  • Boats

    Dinner Time Conservation

    I understood what years of talking about water, rivers, fishing and agriculture have done to them. It’s made them advocates. It’s made them passionate.

    Most every home has a dinner table ritual. Ours is a mixed bag of content typically. With an eight- and ten-year-old often leading the discussion it’s our job as parents to listen and respond when appropriate. These are moments in my day I look forward to. Like a trip down a river, they’re filled with…