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Take Action: Stop Timber Sale in the Tongass National Forest

The Tongass National Forest is Southeast Alaska is truly a national treasure. This lush rainforest is regarded as the last salmon forest and it is also stacked with steelhead. Unfortunately, there are frequent threats from logging, and we now have … Continue reading

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The Dynamic Duo: Sage Switch Rods for Fly Fishing the Striper Surf

In my years of fly fishing in California, I’ve frequently heard anglers say that there isn’t really any fly fishing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Many anglers commit to trout or steelheading (generally 5+ hours away), and there are … Continue reading

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The People’s Climate Movement March This Weekend

The People’s Climate March is this coming Saturday, and there has never been a time so critical for action on climate. Climatologists, oceanographers, ecologists, anglers, and others all recognize it’s now or never. We can’t get to the point of … Continue reading

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Podcast: Fly Fishing the Bow River and Beyond with Paula Shearer

Paula Shearer is an angler and guide on the Bow River in Canada whose passion for fly fishing is tough to match. In an episode of The Venturing Angler Podcast, Paula chats about the Bow River and destinations she has … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is Killing Fly Fishing

In a very short amount of time, the Donald Trump Administration has proven an utter disregard for the planet and ecosystems. Trump’s contempt for the environment shouldn’t surprise anyone. Though calling himself an environmentalist, his campaign rhetoric included everything from … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Fly Fishing for Permit

Fly fishing for permit is a tough game, and having just returned from a trip to the Palometa Club in Ascension Bay, Mexico, I’ve spent some time reflecting on what I’ve learned from pursuing permit on the fly. With that, … Continue reading

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CalTrout Meet-up: All Things Steelhead

Friends: I will be joining my fellow CalTrout Ambassadors for an event on steelhead in San Francisco. The info: CalTrout Meet-up: All Things Steelhead CalTrout Ambassadors are hosting a get-together at Lost Coast Outfitters to talk all things steelhead. George Revel, Lost … Continue reading

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Still Want to Give it More Time?

Since election day, I have been voicing my concern for Trump’s proposed actions that will unleash hell on the planet. Over and over, people responded with the statement that I need to give him time. Maybe he will prove me … Continue reading

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Easy Action: Stop the Public Lands Transfer

The inauguration hasn’t even happened yet and big moves are already being made when it comes to setting up a public lands transfer. American Rivers is calling on all of us to speak up against this. Once this land is … Continue reading

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What was that?! A long strange trip.

2016 was whack. It started with a resolution to only fish California and have a calmer year. For many reasons, it was not at all calm. In fact, it was a terrible year for reasons I won’t go into. However, … Continue reading

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