Less than one third of fish caught from beneath the ice are eaten. More than 60% are caught and released. Please pass the pork chops.  

50 Million People Like to Fish

January 7, 2016 | Categories: Fun Stuff,Resources

  • First published in an edited version by Field & Stream in October 1969. This is the original version, written in 1964 (returned in 1993 by Laurie Morrow from Corey Ford’s handwritten manuscript). Reprinted with permission of Dartmouth College

  • Why Fifty Million People Fish
    With more than 400 magazine articles and 20 books to his name, Nick Lyons has been a force in the publishing of outdoor books for more than 30 years. Here, in an article from the August, 1972 issue ofField & Stream, Nick explores a favorite topic: why we fish. As you’ll see, he touches on things that ring familiar with all of us. Click here to read the article.