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Code Red Herring!

Code Red Herring!

One of the most important forage fish in the ocean is in trouble, but YOU can do something about it Top photo: Atlantic herring, via John McMurray Atlantic herring are in bad shape. No ifs, ands or buts about it. A recent stock assessment confirmed what most of us already knew – the sea herring […]

Fighting Fires by Killing Salmon?

Fighting Fires by Killing Salmon?

Photo: Carr Fire, via Wikipedia My family’s 10-acre textile farm is 20 miles away from the spot where the infamous Carr Fire, near Redding, California, started. I happened to check the California fire map before heading to Whiskeytown Reservoir for some relief from the 106° heat. Carr ultimately burned 230,000 acres, killed 8 people, destroyed […]

Chef Rapp: Releasing Fish by Day, Cooking Them by Night

Chef Rapp: Releasing Fish by Day, Cooking Them by Night

Photo: Kyle Schaefer Jesse Rapp lives in the beautiful Yampa Valley of Steamboat Springs, CO. He has a unique make up: he’s 1/3 catch-and-release fly fishing guide, 1/3 fourth-generation descendant of commercial fishermen from Gloucester, and 1/3 chef and restaurant consultant at some of the finest establishments in the mountains of Colorado. Jesse’s day starts […]