Study Shows Salmon Farming Results in 20% Loss of Wild Atlantic Salmon

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By Jason Tucker Farm raised salmon may represent a serious threat to wild fish populations. A recently released Scottish study has demonstrated that salmon farming in estuaries used by wild salmon results in a 20% loss in returning wild salmon, mostly as a result of sea lice...



Georgia Brook Trout Management is a Dirty Shame

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IT'S A SOUTHERN THING AND YOU GOT TO UNDERSTAND. They are maligned and loathed, as an invasive species, in many of my friends' home waters but here in Georgia, the brook trout is our only native trout. They once held dominion over the roughly four thousand...



Expedition GRAYLING

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By Brian Kozminski In the not too distant future, there is the real possibility of anglers who wade in Northern Michigan's cold waters to have the opportunity to catch a once native Arctic Grayling. Imagine the potential. Rewriting history in our lifetime. This is truly Epic. Walking...



Take It With You When You Go

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By Justin Pickett PLASTIC BOTTLES AND BAGS. FLIP FLOPS. SPENT BEER CANS. A UNIROYAL TIRE THAT WAS OBVIOUSLY NEVER ROTATED. EVEN CREEPY DOLL HEADS. IT’S AN UNFORTUNATE REALITY OF FISHING – TRASH. Walk the banks of any river or stream that either flows through or borders a...



You May Be Killing Steelhead And Not Even Know It

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STEELHEADERS ARE GENERALLY PRETTY SERIOUS ABOUT CATCH-AND-RELEASE, BUT IT'S LIKELY THAT MANY ARE MORTALLY WOUNDING FISH WITHOUT EVER KNOWING IT. There are few species of fish as vulnerable as wild steelhead. These fish are beset on all sides by threats both natural and man-made. With their...