Opportunity & Conservation

by Amy Becker Williams 2

I fish the waters around Durango, Colorado regularly. Those waters include one of my favorites, East Fork of Hermosa Creek. But for some reason I always pass a beautiful, narrow stretch of the upper Hermosa as I forge ahead to my regular stomping grounds further behind ...

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Give Back & Make a Difference

by Michelle Sommers 4

After a wonderful weekend on Maui participating in OluKai’s 3rd Annual Ho’olaule’a, I was able to experience a day of giving back that I had never done before.  Each year, OluKai partners with Maui Cultural Lands to spend a day in the Honokowai Valley doing reforesting ...

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by Amy Becker Williams 12

Mark points out a big flash of silver among the rippled waters.  “He’s a big one,” I hear him shout over the roar of the river. I’m in the canyon, downstream from Fred’s Bluff, just me against the fish. Adrenaline pulses through my body as I ...

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Travel, Fish and Immerse

by Amy Becker Williams 8

by Amy Becker Williams, Featured Athlete | Mariano Cruz sat across from me, all five-foot four of him, Roman nose, dark skin, sallow eyes. He ate a chunk of smoked duck breast, licked his fingers, took a gulp of red wine and gave us a gentle smile. My husband, Mark, and I were on the front-end of a fly-fishing trip along the spine of the Pyrenees straddling Spain and France......

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Snow Angels

by Mary DeLaney 10

by Mary DeLaney, Featured Athlete | I woke up this morning thinking about snow angels. Then my mind quickly went to my “to do” list. This time of year we can get so caught up in doing this, going there, making another something, mailing one more package, that we forget the magic of this season......

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Dirty Knees and Pigtails

by Tamara Jacobi 10

by Tamara Jacoby, Eco-Adventurer | I've seen photos of myself as a child. I’m always the little girl with dirty knees, pigtails and chocolate ice cream smeared on her face. Since those photos were taken every cell in my body has changed, I am no longer that person. However, last week that little girl and I were re-introduced......

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