Column: Mine, all mine…but not really


When I was young in the outdoor freelance writing business I was all about providing content that would be shared. Valuable content that would appeal to readers in California (at the time). The more I wrote the more I wondered about the potential impact of my words on my own experiences. If I wrote about how good the fishing was on the Upper Sacramento River, what if my one reader (other than Mom) was standing in my favorite spot the next time I headed up there to fish for trout? The central question that floated to the surface and has bobbed more noticeably in the last year or two, is what is my impact on the resource?

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