OCEARCH Expedition Leader and Costa Partner Chris Fischer recently accepted the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award from The Explorers Club. Six individuals were chosen this year for their achievements and exceptional contributions in the fields of exploration, scientific research, and who are dedicated to the principles of The Explorers Club.
Since 2007, Fischer has led 20 global expeditions to advance science and education while unlocking the many mysteries surrounding the life and history of white sharks and other giants of the oceans. He has facilitated millions of Continue reading
From Trout Unlimited:
Trout Unlimited today launched an essay contest open to the angling public that will net the winning author $1,000 and a spot in an upcoming edition of TROUT Magazine. Essays must focus on wild steelhead and must be no more than 500 words to be considered for the top prize. The winning essay will be read aloud at TU’s Nov. 20 launch of its new Wild Steelhead Initiative in Seattle.
“We’re looking for good stories about wild steelhead and why so many of us are willing endure even the worst conditions – frigid water, rain, sleet, snow – for hours, even days at a time in hopes of catching just one of these amazing fish,” said Shauna Sherard, TU’s northwest region communications director. “Wild steelhead have captured the souls and imaginations of American anglers for generations. Surely there are stories to tell, and TU wants to help die-hard steelheaders tell them.”
Wild steelhead in the Pacific Northwest still persist, but 70 percent of the region’s stocks require federal protection. TU’s soon-to-be-launched campaign will Continue reading
From True Flies Clothing:
TrueFlies Clothing proudly sponsors the El Pescador Lodge 40th anniversary: “Fun, Friends, and Fishing
TrueFlies Clothing, Based out of Boca Grande, Florida will be supporting El Pescador’s 40th anniversary event: “Fun, Friends, and Fishing”
El Pescador is celebrating the big 4-0 by unveiling their newly expanded, and updated original main lodge.
The completion of this project means they will be able to offer their guests larger, “modernized”, well-appointed accommodations, without altering the exterior of the lodge, thereby retaining the authentic Belizean colonial feel.
The event will be held November 13th to the 17th, and will include Continue reading