Hatch Mag : An Open Letter

From Hatch Magazine  : Written by Greg Bricker Beyond Parasites: How Western Water Law has Drawn Blood from the ‘Stone To whom it may concern: All fish need water. One doesn’t have to be a fisheries biologist to comprehend this simple point—in fact, any six year old would say so. The recent outbreak of Proliferative Kidney…

Eradicating Lakers

A very well written account of the ongoing effort to eliminating the invasive lake trout in Lake Yellowstone.  Full Story here. 

Wild Stealhead Coalition: Steahead Country

Preview of a 6 part series coming this fall. Steelhead Country preview from Wild Steelhead Coalition on Vimeo. Visit wildsteelheadcoalition.org for more information and to find out how you can help to protect these magnificent wild creatures.

Yellowstone River Shut Down

If you haven’t been watching or reading the news, you may have missed this one. In an unprecedented move, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) close nearly 200 miles of the fabled Yellowstone River to all recreational activities after a parasite was determined responsible for a massive fish kill. Fishing, floating, wading and tubing are prohibited…

Heed The Call : A Brief Encounter with the Privateers 

Walked out of my pad and found the Privateers adventure mobile parked next to my cruiser. Snapped a quick shot and posted the above Instagram  hash tagged #leaveacoozionthecruizer. I came home to find Garret and Ryan just about to leave but had hooked it up with some Howler “koozies” on the cruiser because they spotted…

Randy Newberg Series : Wyoming Example : State Land Transfer

More from the Randy Newberg Land Transfer series. This time Randy talks about my home state: Wyoming. Wyoming and Utah started all this land transfer business. Wyoming being the first state to sell off state owned land to private interest. This is a big deal for outdoor enthusiasts of all pursuits. Please get involved. Contact…

Midway Year In Review Photos

It’s been a great year so far and certainly full of adventuring. Though I may not get out as much as I would like to, as being a parent consumes a lot of time, there are still many moments spent on the rivers and in the mountains. I’ve taken a lot more pictures this year…

Now Or Neverglades : Help Fight For This Fragile Ecosystem

(Photo courtesy people.com) From Hatch Mag: “South Florida’s Everglades has been dammed, diked, and drained—in the name of developing America’s superswamp—for decades. Now a coalition of concerned individuals and organizations intend to fix the horrific results of mismanagement of Florida’s waters. Their “Now or Neverglades Declaration” petition targets lawmakers and enforcement agencies, urging them to…

Video Short : High Country Gems

Scumliner Media presents : High Country Gems “This unplanned collaborative effort between myself and Bozeman, MT based photographer Pat Clayton fisheyeguyphotography.com took place on a recent hiking trip in the Greater Yellowstone region. We brought fishing gear, but never made a cast. Instead we spent a couple of days watching this incredible spawning ritual.” High…

Under Pressure : Madison River Montana

The more people doing it, the more need for regulation. A lot of Montana rivers see a surge of fishing pressure as the flows settle and the temperatures climb. It is summer in the mountains and the call to chase trout with a fly rod is loud and strong. The Madison is quite arguably the most famous…