With the rise of dam building in the late 1800s, salmon stocks began declining and hatchery fish were seen as the solution. However, biologist Jim Lichatowich sees the need for a fundamental shift in this philosophy and practice. Catch his interview with Ashley Ahearn of Oregon Public Broadcasting, centered around Lichatowich’s new book Salmon, People and Place: A Biologist’s Search For Salmon Recovery.
Choosing the right materials includes as much nuance as choosing the right pattern for a fly. Tom Rosenbauer hosts this week’s Orvis Podcast, focusing on “how to choose hairs, feathers, thread sizes, glues and more.”