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    An Angler’s Quest for Non-Lead Tackle Leads to the Craft Store

    Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

    Erin Ortiz / Special to Recycled Fish “If I don’t want lead in our house, why would I want it in our food?” asked my husband. Plastic bags of tackle weighed me into the passenger seat. “I have jigs too toxic for the trash but add them to lakes sourcing our drinking water.” We were […]


    ICAST Through the Eyes of a Steward

    Monday, July 18th, 2011

      It would be hard to say that the overall theme of ICAST 2011 was stewardship. However, every year more and more innovation that demonstrates a dedication to the future of our waters comes to the fishing industry’s annual convention. If I was going to say what the real theme of this year’s show was, […]


    We Are Stewards at ICAST

    Thursday, July 7th, 2011

    In just a few days, 10 exhibitors at the world’s largest sportfishing trade show will make a powerful statement for our waters: We Are Stewards. These companies and brands at the ICAST show in Las Vegas have partnered with us at Recycled Fish because they recognize that they have a responsibility to the fisheries upon […]


    Teeg on TV: Fighting Invaders

    Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

    Teeg Stouffer from Recycled Fish: “The soldiers in the fight against the spread of invasive species are us – people who love to fish, people who are out on the water.” This piece focuses on invasive fish: common carp, white perch, bighead and silver carp. There are others like yellow bass, too. To prevent their […]


    Recycled Fish Position on Angler Access Issues

    Friday, March 12th, 2010

    Recycled Fish is the national non-profit organization of anglers living a lifestyle of stewardship both on and off the water, because our lifestyle runs downstream. Our efforts center on engaging, educating and equipping anglers to live as stewards every day. As an organization, we do not typically participate in legislative action, political matters, or take […]


    Ice Fishing and Stewardship

    Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

    By: SAFE Angling Director Finn Horvath with Teeg Stouffer In the northern part of the country, the landscape is covered in ice and snow.  For some anglers, relief only comes in the form of sports and outdoor expos, fishing TV shows or DVDs, hours at the fly tying bench or  and sorting, repairing, and modifying […]


    Fish Schtick Video Shorts

    Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

    We had a great time at the Fly Fishing Retail show in Denver, Colorado (September ’09). For all of the Fish Schtick Video Shorts, visit the Mauro Media channel on YouTube, or just go to www.thefishschtick.com. More videos will be added through September for a total of 15 or so. Here are a few favorites:


    NEW SAFE Angling Profile: Frabill Conservation Series Nets

    Sunday, July 5th, 2009

    For a long time, we’ve been promoting the use of knotless, rubber mesh nets to help increase post-release survival of fish. We continue to believe that these are a good option. The only trouble: they’re heavy! Our friends over at Frabill have come up with some nets that we’re quickly falling in love with, their […]


    SAFE Angling Kits On Sale Now!

    Monday, June 22nd, 2009

    SAFE Angling Kits are ready to fish kits loaded with all the tackle you need to start fishing. Every kit is packed with lead-free weights, biodegradable molded lures, circle and cam action hooks. Plus, you’ll find an illustrated knot tying guide, fishing and stewardship tips, and instructions – with photos – on how to use […]


    New SAFE Angling Profiles

    Monday, June 15th, 2009

    Now available in the SAFE Angling Online Resource Center, two new product profiles. Bioline is America’s first biodegradable fishing line, TriggerX is the latest biodegradable molded bait to appear in the marketplace.

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