Releasing a caught fish isn’t as simple as tossing it overboard
Thanks to a burgeoning conservation ethic, many saltwater anglers choose to release their catches. Others do so because of fishery-management rules, or because it’s required in tournament regulations. As a result, anglers release many, many saltwater fish every year. But just how many? In my home state of Georgia, anglers released more than 1 million […]
The Craft Lager That’s Saving Our Rivers
Why a canner of fine beers is fighting to keep our water sparkling, our trout frisky, and our brews crisp.
The Conservation Fight for Florida Water is Finally Seeing Progress
The school is strung out for 300 yards, the dark mangroves of Cape Sable in the background, the water barely ruffled, broken by silver tails, heads, bellies, and entire bodies. There are dozens of fish, 100 or better, the closest within an easy cast of my Tarpon Toad. On the poling platform, my guide, Chris […]
COVID-19 Has Cut Air Pollution in Some Countries—But Will this Blip Make a Difference?
What effects will this have on Hunting and Fishing? With the global economy grinding to a halt, numerous flights cancelled, and people staying at home, atmospheric scientists are paying close attention to satellites and industry data to see how the response to COVID-19 has impacted our planet. It’s obviously a terrible situation, with more than […]
Nature’s Best Toilet Paper Substitutes
As I write this, Charmin, Cottonelle, and Downy Soft toilet paper, to name a few, are “currently unavailable” on Amazon. This verifies what you’ve always suspected: When things get scary in the US, the first thing most of us think about is pooping. The average American goes through 30 rolls of toilet paper a year, […]
Hidden Values of Hunting and Fishing Licenses
There is so much more to those hunting and fishing licenses that we purchase through our state agencies.