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Conservation Hawk’s new film: “Convergence”

If you haven’t already, check out the new Conservation Hawks film “Convergence.”  It’s a beautiful film on how getting out on the river and fishing can change and influence people’s lives and also create memories that last a lifetime.  If you are an angler, then you have a responsibility to protect what you love.

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Sustainable Business Seminar at Lowcountry Fly Shop!

Sustainable Business Seminar at Lowcountry Fly Shop!

Love fishing? Want to protect what you love? Policy, population, pollution and climate change are already negatively impacting fisheries and posing threats to businesses around the world. However, the good news is that a sustainable business model provides opportunities to mitigate risks, reduce costs, generate new revenue and increase growth.

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People We Meet: A Story of a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream

People We Meet: A Story of a Blue Ribbon Trout Stream
Au Sable River

By: Kyler Gartner

There is perhaps no other activity in my life that has brought me closer to people and to the natural world than fly fishing. In that pursuit I have bonded with people I might have never crossed paths with. People whose uniqueness and greatness I might have never seen or been affected by, and moments framed with sounds, smells, and sensations that often heighten one’s self awareness and consciousness.

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An Earth Day Shindig

An Earth Day Shindig

We are stoked to be co-hosting ‘An Earth Day Shindig’ with our friends, Flood Tide Company on 4/20/17 at Cooper River Brewing.  Since Emerger Strategies and Flood Tide Company are both 1% for the Planet members, with thought it would be a good idea to donate all proceeds to a couple of great local nonprofits: The Sustainability Institute and Charleston Waterkeeper.  Both The Sustainability Institute and Charleston Waterkeeper do so much good for the Charleston community and we wanted to do our part to say thanks and give back!

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Exploring the Everglades

Exploring the Everglades
Entering the backcountry of Everglades National Park

In late February 2016 a friend of mine, Brent Watts, and I headed to Everglades National Park to fish and camp for a few days in hopes of finding some early season tarpon.  It was our first time in the Park and we really didn’t know what to expect.  Having only seen pictures and some videos, I thought I had a pretty good idea of what to expect, but I couldn’t have been more wrong.

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Why We Joined 1% for the Planet

Why We Joined 1% for the Planet

We are thrilled to announce that we are officially members of 1% for the Planet!  That said, some of you may be asking, “why would you donate one percent of your total sales each year to 1% for the Planet approved nonprofits that are working to solve a variety of environmental problems?”

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Wyoming Cutt Slam

Wyoming Cutt Slam
Snake River cutthroat from Grey's River.

In the 2011 summer, my fishing buddy,Benjy Duke, and I were working as Aquatic Invasive Species Technician’s for Wyoming Game and Fish in Jackson, WY.  While working there we heard about the Wyoming Cutt Slam, which is “designed to encourage anglers to learn more about Wyoming’s cutthroat sub-species.”

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