Let’s support each other. After all, we’re all in the same boat
About Walt Gasson
These members have supported us at every level of our organization. Now, it’s time for us to support them because we’re all in the same boat.
If I’ve learned anything in 42 years as a conservation professional, it is that all of us need one another.
Garrison and Corinne Doctor own a small company that punches way above its weight. If you don’t know this awesome young couple, you should. The company is called RepYourWater. And from the very first, they knew it had to be about more than providing creative and unique designs on high-quality apparel and merchandise for people … Read more
Anyone who has tried to explore new fishing spots knows that it can be difficult and time-consuming to find and access high-quality trout streams. A free mobile app called TroutRoutes may be the way to change that. Zach Pope, founder of TroutRoutes, has made it his life’s mission to map out every trout stream in … Read more
Imagine this: Alaska. Wilderness. Strong runs of all five Pacific salmon species. Rainbow trout. Northern pike. Rustic elegance. Great food. Friendly hosts. I have more words to describe Wilderness Place Lodge, but if I could tell you all the great things about this place, it would take a lot more room than we have here. … Read more
Pop quiz: OK, grab a map and point to Altmar, N.Y. That’s what I thought. I couldn’t do it either. But people who know fishing in upstate New York can do it in (forgive me) a New York minute. The Salmon River in Altmar is one of the greatest salmon and steelhead fishing destinations in … Read more
Let’s say you want to fish in southwest Colorado. And let’s say you’re an adult of a certain age – maybe 50 or more. Have we got a deal for you. Here it is: the Uncompahgre River RV Park in Olathe, Colo. Mark and Michelle at the URRVP pride themselves on providing a comfortable and … Read more
Pennsylvanians know trout fishing. And no wonder. With legendary fly anglers like Joe Humphreys, George Harvey and Charlie Meck to tell the tales, the reputation of trout streams in the Keystone State has been the stuff of dreams. At the heart of those tales is Spring Creek, near State College. Spring Creek is Pennsylvania’s premier … Read more
I remember the day I knew I wanted to learn to fly fish. I don’t think I was 10 years old yet. My dad and I had just returned from a horseback day trip to the backcountry and were in the process of unsaddling our horses. That’s when I saw Carl Evers casting a dry … Read more