The threat of losing our public lands looms large. That threat grows, passing like wildfire through halls of Congress and state capitols, spreading its invasive rhetoric in our communities. People with soft hands and expensive suits tell us “It’s just transfer. It’s not like we’re selling them.”
It’s not just transfer. And it is a big deal.
Raise Your Voice for America’s Public Lands – sign the Trout Unlimited Public Lands Petition
Check out the stories of TU’s “30 days of Public Land” Here
Buster has some cool pals. You can find Agua Fria Alchemy in the blogroll.
Buster goes Un-American. Or Semi-American. Or…Whatever.
Born into a posh, genteel life in the Irish countryside, TheUglyMerican decided at an early age that there was more to life than harassing peasants and yelling at the help. After the fiasco in Kedai Mulong, the Malaysian government’s subsequent banning of all things Irish, and the refusal by the Irish to let him back in the country, he settled in Alaska where he took up the distinctly American pastime of harassing fish and wildlife.
He might be a bit reclusive due to his habit of hassling marine mammals during the summer, but deer, elk, goose and coho bullying season is just around the corner and I’m sure he’ll have a few things to say about that.
Matt gets his first steelhead. Matt is rather a bit pleased.
Epic photo by Buster’s pal Robin Hill at Brookside Hillbilly
Epic MAT! by Matt
What you’re not seeing on the teevee machine: much of New York’s Schoharie Valley and the headwaters of the East Branch, smashed into a muddy paste.
And props to StickerJunkie.com, that BWTF one-off ‘s survived 3 Oswego County winters like a goddam champ. You try standing in front of a snow gun for 3 years, look as good you will not, hmm?
Received from Buster’s friend Alex upon ascending Oregon’s Matterhorn and being showered with rocks by a goat:
“DO NOT BUY YOUR GOAT STUFF FROM THIS GOAT – HE IS A TOTAL DICK!“
Tyson Spey – from the fevered mind of Buster stalwart (Obi-) Jon, and the vise and lens of Brother Glista.
The Dread Pirate Captain Jay with his special custom cork ‘toon. Word at the launch is that he paid extra for it because “he’s a wee little nancy about sinking.” But nobody would say it very loud.
by Unfrozen Caveman.
Who’s more likely to suffer an undignified and thoroughly goofy death at the bottom of a river with a chicken bone in his larynx – Buster’s pal Nofoolin, or Hammer’s dog Henry?
Consider: Henry is less than one year old.
For the second time in a year, it’s been sighted. Buster recommends that you find your own copy.