You Can’t Go Home

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William S. Burroughs, in his essay "Dinosaurs" wrote, "biologically speaking the one direction you can't go is back". He was, of course, making a social comment but I was reminded of that idea while fishing the other day with a good friend. Joel Dickey was up...



Tiger Trout

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Wild tiger trout may be the rarest of the trout family. They are a hybrid of a female brown trout and a male brook trout. They are distinctive, the dark modeled pattern of a brook trout's back extending down their sides to their belly. This bold...



Saturday Shoutout / Dam The Corp

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“Anyone who believes our dam-managing agencies can do the right thing when it comes to salmon recovery is kidding themselves.” It’s a familiar story. The stark disconnect between the people’s mandate and the government’s actions. This excellent piece by Jim Waddell discloses what he saw during...



Saturday Shoutout / America’s Most Un-Wanted

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It’s official, the most endangered American river runs right by my house. “The basin that includes the Chattahoochee, Apalachicola and Flint rivers is the country’s most endangered, according to a study released today by the conservation nonprofit American Rivers. The annual America’s Most Endangered Rivers report says...



Is America’s Keystone Fishery A City Block From Disaster?

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By Brian Kozminski I live in northern Michigan, epicenter of the world’s largest freshwater system. Twenty percent of the world’s fresh water surrounds us, and that's great. It provides us multiple uses for recreation. Swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, SUP's, and fishing. When I ask people from...