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50 Fish, 50 States: Refuge
The U.S. National Wildlife Refuge system, in its 120th year, is one of the largest protected area networks in the world. And many refuges are great places to fish.
50 Fish, 50 States: Bluegill Break
As you travel around the US there are some fish species you encounter again and again. The bluegill is one of them.
50 Fish, 50 States: Rudd of South Dakota
Many invasive fish are well known and well publicized. But you might not have heard about rudd.
For the Love of Cutthroat Trout
Why go to the trouble to catch 8-inch trout in remote streams?
Cool Green Book Review: Fish Edition
Six books about fish, fishing and fish conservation for your summertime reading.
Big Gulp: Blue Catfish Eats Wood Duck
Blue catfish will eat just about anything. Including a duck.
10 Writing Awards for Cool Green Science
Cool Green Science staff writers and contributors won 10 awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America.
Moose in the Morning: 20 Years of Silver Creek
Twenty years of conservation writing, and a creek runs through it.
The End of Trash Fish
It’s time to put the idea of “trash fish” where it belongs—in the trash.
50 Fish, 50 States: Freaks in the Hot Springs
When the water is not too hot, not too cold, expect fishy weirdness. Exhibit A: Matt Miller catches giraffe cichlids, native to Africa, in the desert. In Utah.
50 Fish, 50 States: Whitefish & the End of the World as We Know It
You can’t freeze time, even when ice fishing
Ranger Rick: A Garish Origin Story
A career dedicated to a prehistoric fish begins with Ranger Rick.