Category Archives: News
Some folks know that I love to poke fun at golf when it is compared to fly fishing. Yes, I still have some old clubs in the closet somewhere. This article comes from The Bulletin out of Oregon. It got me reminiscing about the good old days when I would sneak out onto the golf [...]
After Maryland’s big push to get anglers to buy new boots and ditch their felt soles (link here!) in the name of preventing the spread of “Rock Snot” It seems they’ve not done their homework when it comes to their fish suppliers. From the Maryland DNR’s own site, they report on the issue briefly and discuss [...]
I found this one here on The Hill. It’s a short article with a few quotes from Utah’s Rob Bishop. Article here Thoughts of “pockets” and “hands” come to mind. Fracking is coming to a neighborhood near you. If you’re a DC/MD/VA resident with Comcast cable and have HBO on demand you can catch the [...]
From the Washington Post today – news of a Chesapeake Bay striped bass, AKA: “Rockfish”, illegal netting operation SORT OF busted. LINK HERE They way I read it, the netters knew they were watching them and just gave up on that net. Hard to say for sure but at least they’re out one 900 yard [...]
While I was at The Fly Fishing Show catching up with old friends and learning about all the typos I’m so fond of posting here in the Internet, Virginia’s legislators were hard at work stomping out wetlands. http://cbf.typepad.com/bay_daily/2011/01/virginia-wetlands-again-in-jeopardy.html If you’re a Virginia Voter, get on that one – it won’t kill you to send an e-mail. [...]
Maryland DNR opens on-line nursery. Restrictions apply but one of the qualifying uses is for “Watershed protection”. http://www.easycartsecure.com/MarylandDepartmentofNaturalResources/ Sounds good for the fish and for everything downstream. If you are a landowner or know someone who is, send them this link. A few trees can go a long way!