August 2014

Vamos a Pescar (Let’s Go Fishing)

We live in an era of seemingly information overload, and it is delivered 24/7.

“What‘s Your Favorite Color?”

New crayons were one of my favorite back to school supplies. But, I’ll venture to say that even the mega pack of colored pencils doesn’t have the range of colors of fishing lures. This common child conversation starter is difficult for me to answer, perhaps because I fish.

3 Ways to Leave a Fishing Legacy

As we prepare to leave a fishing legacy, we should focus on three things: knowledge, feelings of empowerment, and values of conservation. Here are three specific ways you can leave a fishing legacy with beginning anglers:

Tomorrow’s Anglers

I believe it was Roderick Haig-Brown’s Seasons of an Angler that spelled out the phases that anglers experience across their life.  A loose paraphrase of his work charts out five stages that go about like this:

Urban Catfish

Catfish are one of the most popular sport fish.

4 Reasons Why There are More Women Fishing

The numbers of women fishing have been steadily increasing over the past few years. Based on recent research, we now know that 34% of all fishing participants in the U.S. are female. Why do you think lady anglers are taking to the water in record numbers these days? Being an avid female angler myself, I have a few ideas.

Who is Today’s Angler?

From looking at participation numbers, I’m on the bandwagon to get more folks out fishing, and to figure out where we’re at I read a lot of research done by some very smart folks.

5 Unique Fishing Techniques from Different Regions or Cultures

Imagine for just a minute that you are stranded on a remote island or in the deep woods without the luxury of your fishing rod and reel.

“Does Not Play Well With Others”

Several packages of soft plastics were combined in one package and everyone got along…

Family Fishing

Although the first video games were invented in 1948, the first ones I remember seeing were Asteroids and Space Invaders in a pizza parlor in the late 1970’s.

Whatever It Takes

I love to take my daughter fishing. But she only likes to go… sometimes.

7 Reasons Why Families Love Fishing Together

Life just seems to get busier and busier, doesn’t it? Parents are often caught performing major juggling acts between work, school activities for the kids, sports practice, helping out with homework, and a host of other responsibilities.

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