Why Catch and Release Is Important

You  just caught your first trout.  And now you’re hooked.  The sun sets as you hike back to your truck.  You’re think to yourself, “Do those trout I caught today taste as good as what I buy in the store?”.

I’ve eaten a few of the trout that I’ve caught, I won’t lie.  And they all tasted mighty good.

But I don’t eat the trout I catch anymore…

I’ve grown to appreciate trout for their prowess, might, power, and selectiveness.  With that, I’ve gained respect. read more

Managing Our Resources

There’s always a lot of talk about the environment these days, and rightfully so. Our resources on this planet are limited, and we’ve all witnessed people abusing the planet in a myriad of ways, whether it be throwing something out the car window, cigarette butts on the ground, dumping some garbage in a field in the middle of nowhere, oil spills, and the list goes on. It’s always bothered me when I see litter, and I often find myself picking stuff up that I didn’t leave there, especially when I’m on the stream. read more