One of the big challenges is to get people to see the difference between the abstract goal of sustainability and taking responsibility for specific issues in specific places. Prof Harold Goodwin ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Denmark recently changed its rather strict regulation of coastal areas to facilitate development of “sustainable” tourism facilities. In your view, does the new regulation do justice to the holistic understanding of “sustainable tourism” as used in academia? Denmark’s coastlines have… Read More

Any normal day of fishing for either species requires a mental toughness, to not only get through the down time, but stay focused, alert and always ready for when the fish eats (steelhead) or presents itself (permit). Any angler who has regularly pursued either fish has their own technique or methodology for working through this mental challenge. And let’s be clear, it is a tremendous challenge. Tucker Ladd Gink & Gasoline Chasing Irish bass… Read More


A new adventure begins – Fuji X-T2  

Continued illegal aspects of bass fishing in Ireland – one anglers words.

Paul Hendricks and Colin McCarthy tour northern Michigan to rock climb, surf, fish, kayak and define what Your Place means. Hendricks writes, “We all have that place. A stretch of river, a mountain lake, an ocean flat which we call ours. Not because we own it or have any sort of right to lay claim to it. It became ours because it gives us more than we can give it. We find… Read More

Yesterday I worked with two great guys through an Intro to Lure Fishing for Bass Workshop. Its been more than three years since I’ve completed any work like this and during the day a lot of the memories I have of former years both of experiences and people came flooding right back. One of the best feelings I still have today, from and about these past workshops, is that I still get… Read More