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

Freedom and responsibility

Todd Tanner writes in Hatch Magazine and points the spotlight on what we as anglers and lovers of the outdoor need to do to be sure we don’t lose what we treasure.

In order for freedom to take seed, and for it to endure, we need to recognize the deep, abiding, morally and ethically informed imperative of personal responsibility. For with the freedom to visit a Montana trout stream comes the responsibility to protect it; with the choice to fish a Louisiana tidal marsh or a backwoods Minnesota lake comes the necessity of caring about those waters.

Read Freedom to Fish.

 

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