Video: “120 Days,” Chasing Tarpon with a Madman

David Mangum of Shallow Water Expeditions has been a fixture on this blog for years--both for his guiding and his video work. Now Mangum is the subject of a new film from Felt Soul Media . . .
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Photos and Story: A Magical Bonefish Morning

Written by: Chris Lewis
Once you've brought the first big South Florida bonefish to hand, the rest of the day is gravy. Photos by Chris Lewis
The day starts with a zero-dark-thirty launch of the canoe. The less light, the better the odds of a hook up, so you become familiar with the darkness quickly. You must pole aggressively to cover . . .
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Action Alert: Urge Congress to Authorize the Everglades Reservoir!

Yesterday, the Everglades Foundation released a letter it sent to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging him to schedule a vote on the Everglades Reservoir when the Senate . . .
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Podcast: Now or Neverglades, a Project Update with Eric Eikenberg

These vital waters need our help. Photo courtesy The Everglades Foundation
In this week’s podcast, my guest is Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation and our major partner in this important conservation effort. For the past few years, Orvis has taken a . . .
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Action Alert: Urge the Government to Get Moving in the Fight for South Florida

The Everglades Reservoir needs to be included in the Water Bill, and Florida can't afford to wait another two years! With toxic blue-green algae once again choking Florida’s waterways, the . . .
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Damaging Freshwater Releases Again Threaten South Florida’s Coasts

[youtube 340pVYstYYE 640 360] Throughout 2016, coastal South Florida suffered through horrific blooms of blue-green algae and other water-quality nightmares. Organizations such as the Everglades Foundation and Bullsugar . . .
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America’s Everglades Summit Kicks Off Tomorrow in DC

Tomorrow, a host of anglers, conservationists, and business owners will take to the podium in the nation's capital to participate in an event about how we must protect the Everglades. The . . .
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Here’s Your 2018 Orvis Lifetime Achievement Award Winner!

Written by: Debra Carr Brox
Sandy Moret celebrates landing a fat Florida bonefish, a species he's committed to protecting. Photo courtesy Sandy Moret
Sandy Moret has described fly-fishing as the hardest game on the planet. The unpredictable nature of fishing saltwater flats doesn’t discourage him—on the contrary, he loves the challenge and is . . .
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