Fly Fishing Conservation
"AMONG THE HALF DOZEN or so standard questions fly fishers eventually get around to asking each other is, What's your favorite fish? Some say your answer to that will be deeply revealing — exposing you as a covert aristocrat if it's Atlantic salmon, a closet bubba if it's largemouth bass, or whatever — while others just think it might be interesting, but sooner or later, in one way or another, the question comes up."Read more...
Effective July 1, 2016, a five-year ban on the use of felt-soled waders in Vermont will be lifted. Anglers are reminded to continue to use preventative strategies for invasive species: “the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking anglers and … more
Tippets: Action for the Tongass, History of American Shad, Britain’s Chalk Streams Under Threat, Restoring Guadalupe Bass
Senator Lisa Murkowski has introduced language into a draft wildfire bill that would stop the Tongass Land Management Plan, putting vital salmon habitat at risk. Take action here and ask Senator Murkowski to drop this provision. Sarah Laskow writes about the … more
The proposal to retrofit Clark Canyon Dam into a hydroelectric facility would present a serious threat to the headwaters of the Beaverhead River. The Upper Missouri Waterkeeper, a Montana-based non-profit, outlines the risks and presents information on the proposal, including concern … more
Tippets: Deep Sea Bioluminescence, Fighting Atlantic Salmon Farms, Herring Return to Hudson River Tributary, Farmed Salmon Hearing Loss
Bioluminescence, the ability to produce light, is more common in fish species than once thought. A new study published in PLOS ONE examines the “Repeated and Widespread Evolution of Bioluminescence in Marine Fishes” Open-water Atlantic salmon farms pose an unacceptable … more