Conservation

  • By: Ted Williams
  • Photography by: Chris Miller
Acid drainage from the Tulsequah Chief mine discolors a leaking containment pond next to the Tulsequah River, in British Columbi

IF YOU THOUGHT THE PROPOSED Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay area was the most rash and reckless development scheme ever to threaten Alaska’s fish and wildlife, you’d have been wrong.

Conservation

  • By: Ted Williams
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Saving America from a Clean Chesapeake

Recovery of the estuary that provides 75 percent of the Atlantic striped bass population is being fought by 21 states, only one of which is in the watershed.

Conservation

  • By: Ted Williams
  • Photography by: Jay Fleming
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Non-indigenous fish were introduced to Yellowstone National Park decades ago.
Now, in the few places possible and in the face of loud opposition,
park stewards are correcting that blunder.

Conservation

  • By: Ted Williams
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The Paiute cutthroat has a future thanks to dedicated, tireless fisheries biologists.

Conservation

  • By: Ted Williams
  • Photography by: Louis Cahill
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Designer Fish

Manmade fish are all the rage.

What does their popularity say about us?

Conservation

  • By: Ted Williams
  • Photography by: David Skok
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Whatever are we to make of the “National Ocean Policy” process hatched by President Obama three years ago and finalized April 16, 2013?

Personal History

  • Photography by: Brian O'Keefe
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Sometimes things work out. And sometimes they don’t. All right, picture this, ALMOST than 25 years ago: I’m the newly minted associate editor of this magazine (at the time, it was still called Rod & Reel, the Fly coming later). I’m newly married. I’m on my honeymoon. To top it off, my wife and I are spending that honeymoon in Belize, for our first flats fishing experience.

Angle on Art

  • By: Bob White
  • Illustrations by: Travis Sylvester
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Travis Sylvester is the only artist I know who works exclusively in colored pencils, and I must confess . . . I know very little about the medium, or the process he’s chosen.

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