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

Ryan Zinke’s national parks fee increase a slap to low-income families

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s plan to more than double entrance fees and national parks violates the parks’ mission to provide access to all of us, not just the better-off.

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Praire Salvation

Patagonia Provisions supports ranches committed to restoring grasslands through grazing techniques that build soil quality and biodiversity.

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The Fallout From the Leaked Monuments Report

A leaked document sparks harsh feedback

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New red snapper proposals need safeguards from overfishing

Lawmakers in the House and Senate recently introduced legislation aimed at the perpetually contentious Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery. Thanks to stronger conservation standards and accountability, red snapper numbers in the Gulf have tripled in the last decade and catch limits have doubled, lead

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Mountain Journal Writer Liam Diekmann Says His Father’s Greatest Gift Was Sewing Their Eternal Connection, With Flyrods In Hand, To Stretches Of Wild Land And Water

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Chrome

The good folks at Conservation Hawks are at it again.

Building on the success of the powerful film Cold Waters, they have rolled out a new film that continues the message that anglers need to speak up about climate change.

Take a look at  this the trailer for Chrome.