Story: Mis-Stepping on the Corporate Ladder

Written by: Jon Tobey


This fish might come up on Jon’s next annual review. . .and not in a good way.
Photo by Jon Tobey

My boss’s Outlook calendar looks like a poorly played game of Tetris, but I finally managed to sneak in a meeting for 3:30 on a Thursday afternoon: “Strategy and Tactics, Oncorhynchus. . .

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Rescue Dog Training for Dogs Returning from Nepal


May 23, 2015 Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue member Charlotte Grove lets her dog, Etta,
find a “missing person” in the rubble during training.
Photo by Linda Davidson/The Washington Post

After devastating earthquakes struck of Nepal last month, rescue-dog teams from the U.S. traveled to the Himalayan nation to help search for survivors. A great story in The Washington Post. . .

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First Casts 05.13.15


Brown Hobson shows off a fine southern brownie.
Photo via citizen-times.com

“First Casts” is an occasional feature that highlights great fly-fishing content from around the Web—from how-to articles, to photo essays, to interesting reads. . . .

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Material of the Week: The Tactical Hook Series

Written by: Shawn Brillon


The Orvis “Fly Guy,” Shawn Brillon, knows how a good hook leads to more fish.

You may love competition fly fishing, you may hate the idea, or you may be indifferent to it. The one thing I think we can all agree on is that competitive fly fishing has added flies, techniques, . . .

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Carroll Swayze: Creating Art for the Gulf


Three Tarpon, Acrylic Painting
by Carroll Swayze

Although originally from the snowy north, artist Carroll Swayze has lived on the west coast of Florida for more than 30 years, and her art reflects that proximity to the sea. While attending Ringling School of Art & Design in. . .

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