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News stories tagged with "fly-fishing"

Adrienne Lewis and Justin Robert examine Jock River aquatic life (photos by Lucy Martin)
Adrienne Lewis and Justin Robert examine Jock River aquatic life (photos by Lucy Martin)

Anglers and scientists join forces for Stream Watch

Rivers and streams have always been used, but they aren't always respected. Some efforts to improve urban waterways take a team approach.

Ottawa's "City Stream Watch" links the eyes and energy of ordinary citizens with the expertise and resources of different conservation groups. Stream Watch volunteers - and those with similar interests - were invited to a recent Saturday workshop. It combined studying aquatic life with an introduction to fly fishing.

Lucy Martin joined over two dozen participants where the Jock River flows into the Rideau, not far from intensive new construction, south of suburban Barrhaven.  Go to full article
Fall flyfishing on the Salmon
Fall flyfishing on the Salmon

Trout Rising: An Afternoon on the Salmon River in Malone

Flyfishing is one of those pastimes that outsiders view with a kind of awe - art, dance and science combine to lay a line and a tiny twist of feathers and hair along the water just right to tease a fish. New York's flyfishing season ended a couple of weeks ago, but not before Todd Moe pulled on some waders and tried his hand.  Go to full article

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