Posted July 29, 2017 12:30 pm by Comments

By Ammoland Editor Joe Evans

Backcountry Journal Summer 2017 Cover
Backcountry Journal Summer 2017 Cover

Backcountry Hunters and AnglersMISSOULA, Mont. -( The summer issue of Backcountry Journal is arriving in BHA members’ mailboxes this week.

Here’s a taste of what you’ll find inside:

  • Stream Access Now: Our third annual stream access feature breaks down stream access laws state by state and includes important information to keep you legal when wading or floating through private lands. Unique state laws are presented through the stories and experiences of anglers affected by them.
  • The Fishermen of the Harlem Meer: A group of New Yorkers known as “The Fishermen” spend most of their time teaching children to fish in the Harlem Meer, a small lake in Central Park. The Fishermen provide a valuable service to the community, introducing the outdoors to kids who might not otherwise have that exposure. Author Taimur Ahmad grew up fishing the Harlem Meer with The Fishermen. He adapted this piece from his senior thesis at Princeton University.
  • The Conservation Ethic: Fair chase is an experimental endeavor, says Jim Posewitz, biologist and founder of Orion: The Hunter’s Institute. Not until the last century have humans intentionally limited themselves in the hunt. Directly tied to that, Posewitz says, is the …Read the Rest

    Source:: AmmoLand

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