Fly fishermen are masters of euphemism when it comes to tangled leaders. “Oh, look. I’ve got a wind knot,” an angler will say on the even the most flat-calm day. Sorry, my friend, but the wind had nothing to do with that knot, which was surely caused by. . .
The Newbold Diversion on the Gros Ventre River in Kelly, Wyoming was well past its prime. Originally built to power flour and saw mills, the diversion had outlived its usefulness. In 2013, Trout Unlimited…
This great video tells the story of an organization in Costa Rica called Territorio de Zaguates, which cares for stray dogs. They figured out a brilliant strategy for helping potential adopters see the value in mixed breed dogs.
We’ve already posted a couple of trailers for the upcoming film “7 Degrees South.” (See here and here.) Now, we get a sneak peak at one incredible scene, in which an angler engages in a serious tug of war with a huge giant trevally. No reel-screaming runs allowed by this guy; instead, he puts the wood to the fish right off the bat and doesn’t let up. I’m exhausted just watching the fight.
Here’s a story that brings up important issues about dog care and the conflicts between the rights of a dog owner and a concerned citizen. Unfortunately, it has devolved into a. . .
Rose Sharman says that she never lost hope that her beloved dog, Ily, would return. Ily ran off into the Arizona desert after being thrown through the windshield during a terrible car crash on I-17 injured Sharman in late June. While she recuperated, an army of volunteers searched for Ily. I won’t spoil the. . .
This is a beautiful, heartwarming story, even though it is sure to have a sad ending. Rio was already in a shelter when she survived Superstorm Sandy last fall, and she was flown to The Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, California, in hopes that she could. . .
The latest issue of The New Fly Fisher, from the folks who make the Canadian TV show of the same name, if chock-full of great stuff. From great how-to articles about fishing still waters to cool fly patterns to great photography and. . .
A couple stories involving tech gadgets for dogs caught my eye this morning, and I can’t help but assume this will be a growing trend – adapting the gadgets that obsess us humans for use by our pups. The question is: is this useful (or even healthy) for our four-legged friends?