A fisherman’s account of his experiences in pursuit of the elusive bonefish is presented. Bonefish are a difficult catch because they cleverly avoid boats and are very sensitive to the noises made by fishermen. Information on where and when to go bonefishing in the Florida Keys is also included.
Illegal fishing has become a way of doing business in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Despite prohibitions, fishermen continue to overfish, fish out of season, fish out of bounds, catch undersized fish and use untagged lobster traps. The industry has to make a decision whether to fish responsibly or spoil its source of business. [Read more…]
“THE THING ABOUT IT IS. . .” SAYS JIM TEENY, TEETERING ON A boulder 11 feet above Washington’s Kalama River. He’s scanning the pool below through a pair of amber polarized glasses, watching a few dozen salmon hugging the bottom in the slow current.
He leans sharply forward: “Did you see that? An absolute chromer! You understand what I’m saying, is he bright or what? Hey, Tim!” He calls downstream to a partner. “Did you see that steelhead? Thirty feet up and left.” Tim casts. Teeny edges forward on his tiptoes over the end of the rock, looking like he might go farther, and points with his rod, doing a pretty bad imitation of a man trying to contain his excitement. “There!” he shouts. [Read more…]