Tag Archives: conservation videos

Video: Restoring the South Branch of the Raritan River, by Tightline Productions


Written by: Phil Monahan

Tightline Productions, which produces our amazing weekly fly-tying videos, recently turned their cameras on a large restoration project on their home water, the South Branch of the Raritan River in Califon, New Jersey. Joke all you want about The Garden State, but the South Branch is a. . .

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Video: “Enough is Enough” for California’s Famed McCloud River


Written by: Phil Monahan

Enough Is Enough is the story of northern California’s McCloud River, its fish, and its unique impact on fly fishing around the world. The short documentary explains what makes the river special and outlines the threats to its future. But aside from its important message, this is also just a gorgeous piece of filmmaking about rivers and fly fishing. I have never been to the McCloud, but I hope that the conservation community can do everything possible to. . .

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Video Tuesday Tip: How to Land, Revive, and Release Large Fish


Written by: Phil Monahan

Live Release – for the Wild Atlantic Salmon from Atlantic Salmon Federation on Vimeo.

Here’s a great lesson on how to land, revive, and release large fish. It was created by the Atlantic Salmon Federation and its partners in the Quebec government, so it’s focused on Salmo salar, but you can easily see how these techniques apply to steelhead, Pacific salmon, and even larger trout. Even better, the video features some. . .

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