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A Sustainable Industry

A Sustainable Industry

I recently wrote an article on that was originally published by Angling Trade in their September Newsletter regarding how the fly fishing industry has an opportunity to become the first truly sustainable industry.  First, the industry will need to decide what it means to be sustainable and then take action to begin minimizing its environmental impact.  I hope you enjoy…

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Searching for Permit in Belize

Searching for Permit in Belize
Searching for Permit. Photo Credit: Drebitko Photography

Rick Crawford

My wife and I took a trip to Belize and stayed at Thatch Caye Resort in May of 2015.  It was absolutely beautiful and I lined up a guide with Blue Horizon Fly Fishing to fish for permit while we were there.  Below are some images and excerpts from my journal….

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Lessons Learned: A Montana Fly Fishing Adventure

By: Rick Crawford

In September 2011 my fishing buddy, Benjy Duke, and I headed to Montana for a week-long fly fishing adventure.  We were living in Jackson, WY at the time and had spent the summer working for the Wyoming Game & Fish Department as Aquatic Invasive Species Technician’s.  We spent an entire summer parked on the side of the road next to Flat Creek in the National Elk Refuge inspecting boats for aquatic hitchhikers to protect our waters.  Needless to say we had hours of downtime, so we spent the summer of 2011 planning our trip to Montana.  We had both fished Montana, but neither of us had spent more than a couple of days there.  This trip was going to be my epic send-off before I took a job back in Savannah, GA pursuing a career in sustainability working in a bio diesel manufacturing plant.

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