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Daughter and Dad, Chasing Salmon in Upstate New York
Nov. 8, 2019 | The New York Times | By Ali Watkins.

If fishing requires luck, salmon fishing takes twice as much. By the time they begin their trip inland to spawn, the salmon are no longer eating. Bait is useless. Instead, a hopeful fisher must scan the waterways, look for a stray fin and cast, hoping to land their tiny hook on a fish or annoy one so much that it strikes.

Autumn anglers in these waterways are treated to double the odds. As the salmon run wanes, it is followed by a flood of steelhead trout making their own biannual trek to spawn upriver, feeding on the flesh of dying salmon as they go.......To partake in the endeavor requires a small investment. A state license can be purchased for a single day, a week or a year, and in-state residents can get a seven-day permit for $12, purchased online or at any of the town’s tackle shops. Fly fishing is most popular, but few tackle shops in the area rent gear. The better option, for hobbyists, is to book a trip with any of the region’s various guides, easily scheduled in Pulaski.
 
autumn  fishing  fly-fishing  Lake_Ontario  New_York  salmon  trout  upstate 
november 2019 by jerryking
The Piscivore's Dilemma
May 27, 2015 | | Outside Online | By: Tim Zimmermann

The oceans are in serious trouble, creating a tough question for consumers: Should I eat wild fish, farmed fish, or no fish at all? The author, a longtime student of marine environments, dove into an amazing new world of ethical harvesters, renegade farmers, and problem-solving scientists. The result: your guide to sustainably enjoying nature's finest source of protein.
fish  fishing  sustainability  ratings  hard_questions 
june 2015 by jerryking
Living the Grand life
01 May 2002| Globe & Mail pg.: T.2.|by Steve Galea.

Just an hour and a half's drive from Toronto lies the Grand River, one of Ontario's best and most scenic trout waters for fly-fishing

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fishing  Ontario  fly-fishing  trout 
september 2013 by jerryking
10 reasons why Clara Hughes loves Great Slave Lake - The Globe and Mail
CLARA HUGHES

LUTSEL K’E, NWT — Special to The Globe and Mail

Published Friday, Jun. 28 2013,
fishing  travel 
june 2013 by jerryking
It Has Hooked Generations of Fishermen | Izaak Walton | The Compleat Angler | By H. George Fletcher - WSJ.com
May 24, 2013 | wsj |By H. GEORGE FLETCHER.
MASTERPIECE: 'The Compleat Angler' (1653) by Izaak Walton
It Has Hooked Generations of Fishermen
fishing  book_reviews 
may 2013 by jerryking
Chinese Taste for Fish Upsets Seas - WSJ.com
December 27, 2012 | WSJ | By CHUIN-WEI YAP And SAMEER MOHINDRU. China's Hunger for Fish Upsets Seas
Reach of Massive Fleet Cuts Into Stock, Tests Ties on Opposite Side of the World/

The territorial issues and environmental concerns echo the tensions China has faced in a number of industries, from energy to mining to agriculture, as it looks for raw materials to feed its growth. China has moved aggressively in recent years to purchase resources abroad to bolster its energy, minerals and food security, adding needed investment to increase global supplies but raising worries in Washington and elsewhere about China's sway.

China's hunger is growing at a time when around 87% of global fisheries are seen to be at full exploitation, overexploited, or depleted, according to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization. China like other nations has signed international agreements that allow it to fish in global waters, and some fishing experts have praised Beijing for beefing up its statistics on fishing in some areas and for raising more fish in domestic farms.
fishing  seafood  overfishing  sustainability  China  crossborder  maritime 
december 2012 by jerryking
A Bestselling Author Fishes in Endangered Territory:A Meal Tinged With Sadness and Thanks
July 5, 2012 | NYT | By PAUL GREENBERG.

Late June and early July mark the peak of the biggest run of wild salmon left in the world. The sockeye salmon migration of Bristol Bay, Alaska, can number more than 40 million fish, and the commercial fishing industry in the region is worth more than $400 million. During this peak salmon period, Paul Greenberg, author of the New York Times bestseller “Four Fish,” will be blogging remotely via satellite as he travels down the Stuyahok River with the Alaska outfitter Mark Rutherford. This year’s fishing trip is particularly relevant. At present the Environmental Protection Agency is weighing whether to prevent the permitting of a 10 billion-ton copper and gold mine in this remote sensitive area, something many fishermen fear could spell the end of this magnificent run. —Mark Bittman
fishing  fish  salmon  Alaska  fly-fishing  books  EPA  mining  Mark_Bittman  endangered 
july 2012 by jerryking
5 seafood menu items that are harming the ocean
September/October 2009 | This Magazine | by Emily Hunter.

The commercial fishing industry is costing us more than just the price of our seafood platters. With seafood consumption at a record 16.7 kilogram per person, our appetite for fish is putting the entire ocean ecosystem at risk. But the seas aren’t the only thing in danger. We humans depend on those waters for food, income, and even our air. This is how our love of seafood is threatening ourselves as well as our blue planet.
fishing  tuna  salmon  seafood  sushi  overfishing  fish_farming  sustainability  acquaculture 
march 2012 by jerryking
Guidelines for Eating Sustainable Seafood - WSJ.com
* MARCH 2, 2011 WSJ By SARAH NASSAUER. The Slippery Business of Picking Fish
Sure, We're Told to Eat More Fish, but Just Try to Make Sense of the Many Definitions of 'Sustainable'
fish  fishing  sustainability  seafood  salmon  acquaculture 
march 2011 by jerryking
Best from Oct. 1 - The Globe and Mail
Oct. 1 , 2010 | THE GLOBE AND MAIL | Peter Power. The salmon
have started to run up into many of the creeks running out of Lake
Ontario. John Chrisanthidis, 40, a mortgage broker from Toronto is fly
fishing on Bronte Creek in Oakville, Ontario.
fly-fishing  fishing  Lake_Ontario  Oakville  photography  salmon 
october 2010 by jerryking
Lord of the Flies | Departures
July/August 2005 issue
Lord of the Flies
Article Photo
On New Zealand's South Island, mouse-eating brown trout can grow to 15
pounds, reports EVAN MCGLINN. And Lake Rotoroa Lodge is the place to
catch them.

By Evan McGlinn
fly-fishing  New_Zealand  fishing 
january 2010 by jerryking
Angling for Adventure | Departures
July/August 2008 issue
Angling for Adventure

By Peter Kaminsky
fly-fishing  Argentina  fishing 
january 2010 by jerryking
With Taste for Risk, Dave Lamoureux Fishes for Bluefin Tuna From a Kayak
November 22, 2009 | - NYTimes.com| By CHARLES McGRATH. Dave
Lamoureux fishes for bluefin tuna from his kayak in Massachusetts.
fishing  tuna  kayaking  Martha's_Vineyard 
november 2009 by jerryking
Hot-rod holiday
Sep. 01, 2009 | Report on Business Magazine | Mark Schatzker
fly-fishing  fishing  flies  gear  Newfoundland 
september 2009 by jerryking
The Cheat - Something Fishy - NYTimes.com
August 20, 2009 | New York Times | by SAM SIFTON. About fishing for blue fish.
fishing  fish 
august 2009 by jerryking

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