Middle River Dispatches is a gumbo of posts about fly-fishing, conservation, politics and days afield.

Is Combat Flip Flops Anti-War?

Have you ever been in a war? Seen your friends shot through the face? Attended a funeral for a brother that couldn’t take it anymore? Because of a war?

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Video Pro Tips: How to Use Your Net to Create Great Photos and #Keepemwet – Orvis News

Check out this great video from the founder of the #Keepemwet movement–and our most recent Trout Bum of the Week–Bryan Huskey. Here, he lands a nice a rainbow and then offers . . .Read More  »

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Opinion | Do I even know you anymore?

The guys I came up with in the South would never boo a former American prisoner of war.

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Air Force Academy superintendent: “Grab your phones”

At the culmination of his five-minute lecture on “the power of diversity” of race and gender, the general barked

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Conservation Stewardship and the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program – YouTube

Secretary Zinke Promotes Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife Conservation with Employee “Showdown” at Department of the Interior

Having the “Big Buck Hunter Pro” arcade game will get many employees involved in Sportmen’s Season, in turn furthering the Department’s mission of wildlife and habitat conservation​.

Source: Secretary Zinke Promotes Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife Conservation with Employee “Showdown” at Department of the Interior