“Fly Fishing Retailers Hang in the Balance.” “Dismiss the notion that conservation funding is akin to a charitable donation, and understand that fly fishing manufacturers and dealers are among the most vulnerable if government conservation funding is slashed as planned.” These warnings open Tim Romano’s report, “Bull Moose Sportsmen’s Alliance Event Underscores Critical Link Between […]
A call to action A recent post on Moldy Chum challenged fly-fishing businesses to step up their game when it comes to conservation: “I would challenge our industry to use its resources to be even stronger advocates for the environment. If we lend the weight of our industry to the environmental causes that are crucial […]
Ok so the review, Stuff We Like: Simms Harbor GORE-TEX Shoes, was about fancy new kicks but it was Kirk’s observation on why shops should sell them that caught my attention: Reason 1: Small stream fishing is the new vogue. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. I can tell you, from a media/writer’s […]
The time to take action is now! We were warned, now federal conservation programs are getting the axe.
Kirk Deeter recently posted on Field & Stream’s Fly Talk Blog, “I get angry when a discussion about a conservation concern — like oil and gas drilling in Wyoming or Utah, or maintaining roadless areas in Idaho or New Mexico, or a proposed pit mine in the headwaters of the world’s largest wild salmon fishery […]