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...
Tippets: Upslope Brewing Supports Watersheds, FishFace Software, Rescuing Golden Trout, Facing Floods
Because snowmelt is always their first ingredient, Upslope Brewing Company responsibly supports the protection of local watersheds by donating 1% of the sales from their Craft Lager to Trout Unlimited. A recent video highlights their conservation message and work. FishFace, a … more
For an entire year the Eaton family fished public lands and waters throughout the country. In this video they share their experiences and talk about what public lands mean to them and their children.
Tippets: False Carbon Neutrality of Hydropower, LGN Project Proposed on the Skeena, Mining on The Smith River, Benefits of Wood in Habitat Recovery
Once praised as a carbon neutral power source, Washington State University researchers have learned that reservoirs behind hydroelectric dams “produce much more methane, a potent greenhouse gas, than previously understood.” Via The Seattle Times. The Canadian government has approved a … more
In The Bullseye, Todd Wilkinson offers his perspective on a recent New Yorker magazine piece that profiles Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia. Wilkinson has been an environmental journalist for 30 years and is the author of the recent award-winning book Grizzlies of Pilgrim … more