Ted Williams' blog

The Obscenity of Splake

I do not question the factual information presented here. But I do have a question about splake that very few managers and anglers ask: Aren't they and other man-made genetic cocktails a little (or a lot) obscene? I have no doubt that splake, wipers, saugeye,

Our New Secretary May be Almost as Bad as the Old One

From the Endangered Species Coalition Endangered Species Act legislative update: Kempthorne nominated as Interior Secretary President Bush has nominated Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne to replace Gale Norton as Secretary of the Interior. The Senate is scheduled

Hal Herring on Mercury Pollution

http://www.fieldandstream.com/fieldstream/fishing/freshwater/article/0,13199,605575,00.html And see how Dubya's EPA lamely tried to discredit a fine reporter:

What You Can See on April 25

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. Water Moths Part of the twilight magic of streams and ponds are caddis flies,

The Pet Offensive

A rogue industry out of control, the wild-pet business endangers not only people but entire species by spreading disease, destroying habitat, and fueling hostility toward nature. The Pet Offensive By Ted Williams Last spring monkeypox, a smallpox relative that

Imagining a Divide Among Hooks, Bullets and Greens

Read the second link first. Man, this Hal Herring (first link) is good! Interesting comments from others, too, including a loyal reader of FR&R: http://www.newwest.net/index.php/main/article/6865After