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Mayfly Outdoors Recognized As A Leading Community Impact Organization

B Lab Global is proud to announce Mayfly Outdoors as part of their 2022 Best for the World, recognizing Certified B Corporations (B Corps) around the world that make an exceptional positive community impact. The award recognizes Mayfly as one of the most community-minded companies internationally, ranking in the top 5% of all B Corps in their corresponding company size.…

10 Tips for Fishing Small Streams

10 Tips for Fishing Small Streams

Tom Rosenbauer recently put together this story on ten of his tips for fishing small, cool-water streams in late summer. With water temperatures soaring in a lot of trout fisheries as much of America deals with a heat wave, this is timely advice. You can read it all here. Source link

Truck Carrying Farmed Salmon Overturns on Roadway, Chaos Ensues

Truck Carrying Farmed Salmon Overturns on Roadway, Chaos Ensues

Normally when we write a story about farmed salmon escaping their enclosures it’s happening at sea, but last week in Chile, salmon roamed the streets. It happened when a truck carrying 8,000 smolts was en route to return the fish to their farm after they’d received antiparasitic treatments. After the crash, local people dashed to the…

Tips for Trout Fishing in Heat

Tips for Trout Fishing in Heat

With the oppressive heat affecting most of America – and some of our most storied trout fisheries – this story by Bill Conners is timely. He details on tips for finding success, as well as picking the right streams to fish, during intense heat. You can read his story here. Source link

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.03.22 – Orvis News

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 08.03.22 – Orvis News

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at Trout Unlimited, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, The Everglades Foundation, Captains for Clean Water, VoteWater.org, and Conservation Hawks (among others), we’ll make sure you’ve got the information you need to understand the issues and form solid opinions. 1.…

The Growing Environmental Hazard Of Rubber Tires

The Growing Environmental Hazard Of Rubber Tires

Image by Mikes-Photography from Pixabay As ubiquitous as rubber tires are due to their many practical benefits, they come with a limited lifespan. Over time, the part of the tire that contacts the road surface wears away, but the material that wears away ends up in the environment. This worn-away material is counted as microplastic, a known environmental pollutant. In…

Dog Days of Summer – Moldy Chum

Dog Days of Summer – Moldy Chum

In May of 2006, a like-minded posse formed. Reel Pure, a grassroots lifestyle fly fishing brand, and Moldy Chum, an industry intoxicated media channel, got into bed. And an irreverently serious voice was born. We appreciate every last follower and hope you enjoy the ride, If you’d like to chew the fat, shoot us a note at contact@moldychum.com. Source…

Reel of the Week: The Problem with Rock Cairns

Reel of the Week: The Problem with Rock Cairns

Everyone has been hiking with their fly rod and seen rock pilings on the sides of the river banks and small streams. These are called “Rock Cairns,” which are human-made when someone stacks flat river rock on top of each other. This ultimately effects macro invertebrates and other aquatic insects and species when being removed from the water with exposure to sunlight.…

Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part I

Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part I

Here, Tim explains what CDC (cul de canard) is and what distinguishes the two different types. (BTW, cul de canard translates as “duck butt.”) The way the fibers are arranged along the shaft of the feather sets the two apart, which is fascinating to . . . The post Video: How to Select CDC Feathers, Part I appeared first on…