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Dire Streams

Guest Blogger: Michael Vorhis, Fly Fisher & Author, FreeFlight Publishing 

Shallow shoals

Shallow shoals

At time of this writing, much of the USA West Coast is more than three years into a severe drought. Initially its effect on streams was within the scope of normal habitat fluctuations. But as it has worn on, the world of cold-water fish like trout, whitefish and char (e.g. brook trout) is heading from elevated concern toward a desperate and deadly struggle to endure. more…