Rocco Bova

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Purple and Blue Flies: Bogus on Top but Deadly Below the Surface

Sometimes it's good to break up the winter doldrums by going out to lunch with a guide buddy. Which is exactly what I did yesterday with John …

'Asian Crap' Threatening Chicago

Seems that the ABC affiliate in Chicago needs a little work on their proofreading skills.<p>Or as Deadspin, the site where I found this lovely nugget …

50 Years Later, the Incalculable Gift of the Wilderness Act

I can't remember the name of the creek, if I ever knew it. I had crossed Elk Pass the afternoon before, walking west through the monster wall of the …

EPA Report: Proposed Pebble Mine Would Destroy Fishery

It's hard to overstate the victory sportsmen and other environmentalists had over the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay last week, when the …

Do You Really Need a Landing Net?

For me, the use of a landing net has always been dictated by the situation. I always carry a net when I am guiding or fishing with others; I almost …

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases $18 Billion Plan to Squash Asian Carp Threat

On Monday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released an outline of options to stop Asian carp from migrating into the Great Lakes and threatening the …

Ice Fisherman Releases Potential Record Crappie

On December 15th, 2013, an ice fisherman plying a pond outside Omaha, Nebraska caught a 19-inch black crappie, a fish that may have been large enough …

BP Oil Spill Damage Continues in the Gulf

The next time you hear politicians on Capitol Hill calling environmental regulations on the energy industry needless overkill on an industry that …

Piranha-Like Fish Injure 70 Swimmers in Argentina

A school of carnivorous fish attacked approximately 70 people (including 20 children) swimming in Argentina's Parana River this past Wednesday. A …

Florida Man Tries Trading Live Alligator for Beer

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers ticketed 64-year-old Fernando Aguilera for trying to trade a live, four-foot-long …

15 Fish to be Thankful For

With Thanksgiving come and gone, I find that I'm still thankful. I'm thankful for my friends and family, but mostly I'm thankful for the fish. These …

Glowing Barramundi Are Safe For The Table

Over in Australia, barramundi are as prized as our largemouth bass. That's why the government is trying to supplement the population in Lake …

Two Canadian Men Rescue Shark Choking on Moose

<i>Photo by Derrick Chaulk</i><p>This past Saturday, two men came to the aid of a shark that was choking on a large piece of moose hide in the shallow waters …

Mysterious Monster Fish Caught in Canadian Arctic

<i>Photo by Jutai Korgak on Facebook</i><p>Late last week, a University of Windsor researcher identified a mysterious (and rare) fish hoisted from the waters …

The 55 Best Field & Stream Reader Photos of 2012

Each month, <i>Field & Stream</i> editors review the hundreds of photos submitted by readers to our Trophy Room. If your photo is chosen to be printed in the …

Is it Smart Policy to Kill One Fish to Save Another?

In many parts of the country, anglers and wildlife management agencies are wrestling with the issue of saving native fish, or wild fish, or certain …

Injured Eagle Saved By Fishing Rod Repair Kit

Here's a feel-good story out of the UK. Hagar, a 14-year-old eagle (left), was brought to the falconry centre in Kirkcaldy after he had been found …

Got A Cut? Slap A Sunny On It

Well, maybe you should use a bandage instead. But you may soon see a similar treatment at hospitals and clinics near you: a company in Iceland called …