Monthly Archives: March 2016

Man Arrested in Florida for Leaving Dog in Hot Car


Written by: Phil Monahan

Swart was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals. He was released Sunday on $2,502 bond.
Photo via news4jax.com

Well, who had March 31 in our “Guess the Date of Our First Dog-in-a-Hot-Car Story of the Year” Contest? We are still a long way from summer, but dog owners in Southern states need to. . .

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Photo of the Day: Young Dawson Rocks the Dry Flies


Written by: Phil Monahan

Streamers, schmreamers—Dawson was catching plenty of trout on dry flies last weekend.
Photo by John Herzer

Dawson Herzer—son of John Herzer of Blackfoot River Outfitters in Missoula, Montana—is already a skilled angler, at the tender age of eleven. (You might remember his awesome video casting. . .

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Photo: Get Lost in the Colors of a Brook Trout


Written by: Phil Monahan

How many different colors and shades can you see.
Photo by Steve Murray

Steve Murray—who owns and operates Riverkeep Lodge on the Atikonak River in remote Labrador—sent in this cool closeup of brook trout skin. As Steve puts it, “This is better than. . .

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Photos: The Birth of a Fly Fisherman

Written by: Preston Ailor


Not bad for a first fly-rod fish, although the rod-in-mouth look has to go.
Photo by Preston Ailor

Brent is already a good fisherman. But at lunchtime this winter, I talked about fly fishing so much that he decided he’d give it a try. I offered to let him borrow one of my back-up outfits, but he. . .

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