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: Hunters and Anglers Turn on Zinke, Warming Oceans Force Fish from Native Waters, The Colorado Pikeminnow
Initially praised by fishing and hunting groups, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is not finding favor with those groups now. “To date, it’s been overwhelmingly development, development, development,” says,” Whit Fosburgh, president of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, “without … more
This film from The Island School features bonefish conservation efforts in the Bahamas.
Tippets: New Technology for Monitoring Fisheries, Cutthroat Trout Rescued from Wildfire, Snake River Dam Removal
Recent approval of electronic monitoring “ushers in a new technology for data collection that will help not just fisheries in California, but fisheries around the world as well.” Cara Byington reports on the new technology and pilot programs, via The Nature … more
Tippets: Move to Repeal Water Pollution Regulation, Fish Friendly Roads, Skeena Sockeye Run Lowest on Record
The Trump administration recently took steps toward repealing an Obama-era regulation designed to limit water pollution. The rule, known as the Waters of the United States, was “issued under the authority of the 1972 Clean Water Act, the rule has … more