Bass fishing can be one of life’s simple pleasures. It also demonstrates that humans have a nearly infinite capacity to overcomplicate things.
50 Fish, 50 States: Matt Miller searches for chubs and sauger on the Little Missouri River in North Dakota.
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.
As you travel around the US there are some fish species you encounter again and again. The bluegill is one of them.
Many invasive fish are well known and well publicized. But you might not have heard about rudd.
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.
You can’t freeze time, even when ice fishing
A search for native cutthroats offers connections in a crazy year.
Yellowstone’s large mammals get the attention, but the park’s underwater wildlife is special, too.
The legendarily difficult trout stream is not always so difficult.
A new project in Utah gives endangered fish a fighting chance.
An easy-to-overlook New York stream yields a strange and ferocious fish.