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A discouraging Bahamas regulations update from Yellow Dog.
After coming up short in their quest to land the epic black bass in Papua New Guinea last year, the GEOBASS anglers demand a rematch. A rematch they shall have, but the adventure quickly turns in the fishes’ favor when the team encounters a possible hex, a boatload of bananas, snakebites and skies thick with bats. It seems the black bass will triumph once again….or will they?
Over a thousand attendees of International Fly Tackle Dealer voted for their favorite new products for 2015. LINK (via:AFFTA)
Season 2 of Silver Kings was filmed during the 2015 tarpon migration through Islamorada and the Everglades. Rob and Bou continue their pursuit of tarpon on fly with some familiar faces on the bow…and some new ones too. Silver Kings will air Season 2 in January 2016.
2015 ICAST New Product Showcase winners announced. LINK (via:Fishing Tackle Retailer)
An estimated 109 spring chinook died last week on the upper section of the Middle Fork John Day River, apparently due to low river flows and warm temperatures. LINK (via: The Statesman Journal) Unusually warm waters in the Columbia River...Show More Summary
BC’s Mount Polley Mine to Re-Open After 2014 Dam Breach A British Columbia mine that’s become a symbol of mineral extraction’s environmental threats will reopen next month. Provincial officials on Thursday granted the Mount Polley Mine conditional approval to resume limited operations. LINK (via:AK Public Radio)
An important call to action from the Native Fish Society. Dear Wild Fish Supporters, Mining companies want to develop nickel strip mines in the delicate headwaters of the Smith, Illinois, Pistol rivers and Hunter Creek. These headwaters...Show More Summary
Why one of the nation's largest Superfund river sites can't address pollution from abandoned mines. A century ago, one of North America’s largest copper booms rattled the river’s headwaters in Butte. Several hundred mines burrowed beneath the city, and in 1908, a flood washed tons of contaminated sediments from those mines into the river. Show More Summary
Another from the ambiguously gay vintage ad files.
Salty yet sweet.
Some amazing art created from ocean trash for ICAST/IFTD courtesy of Costa. (via: AFFTA)
From Southern Culture on the Fly
Flyfishing's best new movie—VOTED BY YOU—will be announced on Wednesday, July 15, at 7 p.m., in Ballroom G of Orlando's Rosen Centre Hotel. As part of the 9th Anniversary Drake Flyfishing Video Awards, the Reader's Choice category allows...Show More Summary
Virtually all southern Alberta streams that spawn native trout are threatened by industrial development or overuse, says a survey from a respected fisheries biologist. LINK (via:CTV News)
LINK ICAST/IFTD kicks off tomorrow.