By Fred Garth When we reflect on our lives, we’re fortunate if we connected with a visionary or two who impacted our trajectory. For me, my good friend Wayne Hasson, who passed away in February, was one of those deep thinkers who saw the future and helped me write mine.
By Louisa Sax In an era dominated by screen time, pixelated entertainment and virtual friends, finding a kid who genuinely prefers investigating snakes, exploring tide pools and learning new fly-fishing techniques is nostalgic — and somewhat rare. Eight-year-old Elena McDow is one of them. Elena has grown up in the
A Life Dedicated to Sharks Growing up in Bavaria, Germany, Stefanie Brendl had no idea she’d spend most of her life around oceans and sharks. Of course, cavorting with sharks is a lot like hanging out with politicians, something Brendl has done extensively in her effort to protect her beloved
By GHM Staff | PHOTOS BY Shawn Heinrichs The shark fin business is massive in at least two ways. One, it’s a billion dollar global industry. Two, it’s responsible for the annihilation of more than 70 million sharks per year. All of this mass killing of sharks is, sadly, just
By Sid Dobrin The following article is a modified chapter from the book Fishing Gone? by hardcore angler, author and University of Florida English professor,Sid Dobrin. The book covers a broad range of entertaining and valuable subjects and should be on every recreational angler’s reading list. Like many who fish
Can the world’s best-known shark help cure cancer? Story by and photos courtesy George C. Schellenger When I first arrived at Mexico’s Guadalupe Island in December of 2004, I was completely in awe. It was more impressive than I could ever have imagined. Guadalupe is a massive, 22-mile-long volcanic island