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Feds Threaten Future of Striped Bass Fishery

From the Recreational Fishing Alliance. Great to see them on the opposite side of an issue from the dead-on-the-dock guys for once. Congrats REC! Feds Threaten Future of Striped Bass Fishery For the past fifteen years there has been a moratorium on the harvest

Finger Bait

The exact same thing happened to me, save in a saltwater setting and with no tooth contact -- at the southern tip of Andros Island. The wind was up; the bonefish were spooky. My late friend and guide Carl Moxey had dropped my wife and me off on the lee of a

What You Can See on May 4

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. The glowing yellow undershell, the splashes of scarlet on neck and carapace,

Court Urged to Invalidate Federal Plan for Upper Snake River Operations

From American Rivers: Declaring 2005 Biological Opinion in Violation of Endangered Species Act Would Force Basin-wide Analysis of Impact of Snake River Dams on Salmon Recovery Portland, OR -- A coalition of fishing businesses and conservation groups today asked

House Hearing on Marine Fisheries Bill a Critical Step as Legislative Clock Ticks

From The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: Washington, DC  Marine fisheries and the14 million anglers that cast into the oceans each year are depending on Congress to pass an improved Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management

Report shows importance of roadless areas to Colorados hunting and fishing heritage

From Trout Unlimited: DENVER A new report produced by Trout Unlimited and released on Wednesday emphasizes the strong connection between successful hunting and fishing in Colorado and healthy roadless areas in the state. "There's no question