This week, I interview Jeff Skelding, executive director of the Friends of the Upper Delaware River (FUDR). This is a very effective regional conservation organization that–after years of difficult relations with local public officials, state and regional water authorities, and highway departments–has gradually formed very effective partnerships with them. We can all learn from their advice and experience when it appears that conservation and property seem to be at odds. It does not have to be a zero-sum game.
In the Fly Box, we have questions on making your own braided leaders, boorish behavior on trout streams, the effect of melting snow on fishing, how to test a new fly, and the ethics of using a guide to find a spot and then fishing it on your own. (Don’t do it). Finally, we have a mystery caller at the end.
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