Saturday Shoutout / So Many Octobers

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“It is easy to forget that in the main we die only seven times more slowly than our dogs,” October has long been my favorite month. I’ve frequently thought it odd that a time which feels like a beginning to me, is really the beginning of...



Fishing With Your Kids

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By Justin Pickett If you’re like me, and planning to hit the water with your kid, here’s a few things to take into consideration before strapping them in the car seat. Hot and sticky days are beginning to give way to the hints of fall that are...



Saturday Shoutout / No Longer America

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"America without public lands is no longer America.”- Randy Newberg “Transferring Control of Federal Lands Would Devastate Hunting and Fishing” That’s the headline of this of Hal Herring’s detailed and passionate article in Field and Stream. This is the best piece I’ve seen written on this...



Saturday Shoutout / Freedom On The Brink

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We are seriously on the brink of losing our public lands for ever. I am, frankly, shocked by the complacency of the sporting community on this issue. We should all be very angry at what amounts to the greatest land swindle since Manhattan was bought with...



Fly Fishing: Don’t Turn Your Cheek, Pay it Forward

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The other day I had the opportunity to guide a client who previously had put down his fly rod for many years. As he put on his waders and boots, and I began rigging the rods, he told me that many of his good friends...