Posted in Commentary and Reflections

Social Media and The Loss of Serendipity

Recently I read a post on the Chrome Chasers‘ blog that got me thinking about social media and the way in which it threatens the unexpected in the things we do and encounter in our lives. In his post, Keith Allison – owner of Chrome Chasers – observes that social…

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Posted in Environmental Industry News and Rumors

Let’s Kick the Habit of Plastic Fly Containers

Do you ever think about how you add to the waste stream when you buy flies? I’m talking about those little plastic containers used to hold the flies you buy at your local fly shop. It may not seem like much, but you’re part of a big, big problem. The…

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Posted in Environmental Fishing Locations

May the Rivers Never Sleep

Many people – most perhaps – see time as linear. A year begins; months pass; and then the year ends. It then recedes into the past, remembered only as an incrementing number on one’s decrementing life journey. Infrequently, a year will be remembered for some significant achievement or tragedy. Fly…

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Posted in General Comments

Wild Washington Steelhead in Decline…No Problem, Recommend for Consumption

The Wild Salmon Center has a recent article concerning a recommendation from the Seafood Watch from the Monterey Bay Aquarium in which wild steelhead were given a “Good Alternative” rating. This is astounding given the science that shows wild Washington steelhead are in decline. See the graph for the Hoh…

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