New Issue of This Is Fly Online Now

The latest issue of the online magazine This Is Fly has one of the more aggressive covers you’ll ever see, and the following 157 pages have plenty to hold your attentions, as well—from the harrowing tale of braving the Central African Republic in. . .

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Video: You Can Be Part of Tarpon Research at El Pescador and Learn from Two Saltwater Jedi Masters

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When it comes to research about tarpon, Dr. Jerry Ault—professor of marine biology and fisheries at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Traveling Angler Scientist for Bonefish & Tarpon Trust—is one of the world’s foremost authorities. And when it comes to catching tarpon, guide Stu Apte is a legend. Anglers now have the opportunity to join this pair of. . .

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Top Ten Fourth of July Pet-Safety Tips

Here are a few tips to ensure both you and your dog have an enjoyable holiday
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Independence Day can be a dangerous and terrifying time for dogs. While firework displays solemnize the birth of our nation, the loud bangs, flashes of light and smells of burning pyrotechnics can trigger a panic-induced nightmare for our pups. According to the. . .

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Photos of the Day: Young Austin Crushes on the Rio Grande

At the ripe old age of seven, Austin is a pro at posing for grip-and-grin shots.
All photos by Bo Prieskorn

Bo Prieskorn sent us these great photos of his seven-year-old son, Austin. We first posted about this angling prodigy two years ago (see here and here), when he was just five, and it seems the young man just keeps getting better. He caught these. . .

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Here’s One “Vicious Dog” Report That Ends Happily

Sgt. Gary Carter is being praised for helping coax a homeless dog, which had frightened some residents walking downtown, off the street and into a patrol car so it could be taken to the animal shelter.
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A couple years ago, we posted the wonderful story of Officer Dan Waskiewicz, the Baltimore cop who responded to a “vicious dog” call with real compassion and ended up with a new best friend. Now comes a similar story from. . .

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