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A recent National Geographic Daily News article led with with this headline:Short Life of British Mayfly Halved by Climate Change It goes on to report on a five year study in the River Dove in northern England which found that Ephemera danica - the British version of the Green Drake - has shifted [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY jschoen ON November 19 - 0 COMMENTS
What makes a fishing season?
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What makes a fishing season?   I imagine this varies from angler to angler, and river to river.  I'm a New Englander, and I tend to  think of the fishing year in several parts:   Westfield River July 1 2011. Spring season, when stream flows,  water  (and air) temperature, and clarity allow nymph [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY jschoen ON November 19 - 0 COMMENTS
What makes a fishing season?
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What makes a fishing season?   I imagine this varies from angler to angler, and river to river.  I'm a New Englander, and I tend to  think of the fishing year in several parts:   Westfield River July 1 2011. Spring season, when stream flows,  water  (and air) temperature, and clarity allow nymph [ READ MORE... ]
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DH water? Too much rain for smallies?  Whats the haps?
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  Phenology: “The study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate” – Wikipedia. Trout Unlimited, the University of Massachusetts and partners are developing the River’s Calendar project, a community science program [ READ MORE... ]
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So this is the new campaign form Peta targeting fishing. So they think it is bad to let your kids become hookers (obviously playing off the fact that a prostitute is a bad thing to be) yet they are creating their own pornographic website to promote their causes. Who is looking over their campaign [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY ThreeShotGringo ON October 5 - 0 COMMENTS
Mayflies
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I just got a new but old book named: Mayflies, the Angler, and the Trout. It has some great info and tying instructions. We are right in the middle of our fall hatch so I am getting busy on some new patterns to throw at them. I think they have seen way to much of the norm...  
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I just thought I would throw out a few tips for gearing for your Fly Fishing trip to Northern NM. You can easily get away with fishing most of our rivers with a 9' 4wt. With the exception of the Rio and the San Juan and to be honest you could use a 4wt there as well. I fished both with a Scott G2 9 [ READ MORE... ]
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discussion BY ThreeShotGringo ON October 5 - 1 COMMENTS
It's here!
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Woke up this morning to snow on the mountains! Lovin it...
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discussion BY ThreeShotGringo ON October 5 - 0 COMMENTS
About pebble Mine
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The Pebble deposit is a massive storehouse of gold, copper and molybdemum, located in the headwaters of the Kvichak and Nushagak Rivers, two of the eight major rivers that feed Bristol Bay. If built, Pebble would be one of the largest mines in the world. Because of its size, geochemistry and [ READ MORE... ]