Rare: Making Strides with Fish Forever to Protect Belize’s Unique Fisheries


Belizean Fishers discuss the Managed Access program
Photo by Rare/John Chase

A recipient of an fishingsifu Customer Matching Grant, Rare is working to create sustainable fishing practices in Belize in an innovative way. Here is a story, courtesy of Rare’s John Chase, of how they are building a sense of community and cooperation to last for generations:

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Salmon & Trout Victory: Major Breakthrough on Phosphate


The UK’s lovely River Itchen
Photo by Salmon & Trout Association

We were delighted to learn from our friends and colleagues in the UK that, thanks in no small part to the work of the Salmon & Trout Association (S&TA) and Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIWWT), for the first time ever, the UK’s Environment Agency (EA) has decided to limit phosphate discharges into the legendary River Itchen. This is an important step…

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1,000 Miles: Moose Run Post-Irene


A severely perched culvert
Photo by Colin Lawson

Prior to Tropical Storm Irene (TSI), the Moose Run road stream crossing on Nason Brook was a 35-foot long, 4-foot corrugated metal pipe located 2.35 miles upstream from the mainstem of the White River in Rochester, Vermont. The culvert washed out completely due to severe flooding…

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Chesapeake Bay Infographic: What’s the Deal with Oysters?

Chesapeake Bay Foundation is a recipient of a 2014 fishingsifu Customer Matching Grant. Their recent blog features some interesting facts on why oysters are such a vital part of the Bay ecosystem. To learn more about this program (or if you’d like fishingsifu to match your donation, dollar for dollar), visit CBF.

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A Westerner Masters Eastern Ways at the 2014 “One Bug” on the Delaware

Written by: Jess McGlothlin


This Montana girl was able to streamer up an award-winning brown trout during the One Bug over the weekend.
Photo by Scott Noyes

I’m a Montana kid. That’s the long and short of it. In January, when I moved to Vermont to work with fishingsifu, I knew I’d miss my home rivers. That was a given. And it was a long, cold winter. There have been a. . .

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