Category Archives: Conservation

Costa, The Billfish Foundation Kick Off Release Report Challenge

The Billfish Foundation (TBF) and Costa have announced a challenge to teams in the Quest for the Crest tournament to return Release Report cards with information about each catch after the competition. “The information we gather together will uncover critical … more

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New Trout in Turkey

Researchers at Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University have discovered a new trout species in Turkey. The newly described Salmo kottelati is distinct in its parr marks and mouth gape. The research methods and discovery can be read in a recent paper published … more

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TU’s Ten Special Places Report

Trout Unlimited has released a report focused on places in the Eastern United States that are threatened by oil and gas development. The Ten Special Places Report points to risks facing watersheds, and offers recommendations on what can be done … more

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Top 10 Underreported Conservation Stories of 2014

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership has released a list of the top 10 conservation stories that deserved more press in the past year. Read more in the press release below.

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Senate Passes Public Lands Measures

A new federal defense re-authorization bill recently passed by the Senate promises new measures to protect fish and game habitat in Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, and Montana. Read more in the press release below.

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Obama Bans Drilling in Bristol Bay

President Obama has exercised his executive authority and has indefinitely barred oil and gas development in Alaska’s Bristol Bay. “It is a beautiful natural wonder, and it’s something that’s too precious to us to just be putting out to the … more

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Salmon Caves

The Great Bear Rainforest is world renowned for its grizzlies and towering cedars, but it is also becoming well-known for its system of caves that allows salmon to swim through the mountains. View a video of researcher Ian McAllister and … more

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Possible Loss of Access to Potomac at Fletcher’s Cove

Public fishing access to the Potomac River is at risk, due to a walkway to Fletcher’s Cove boat dock being closed by the National Park Service due to safety concerns. Anglers are being urged to take action and sign a … more

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The Salmon Plan

In 1966, Pacific Ocean salmon were introduced to the Great Lakes to control invasive alewives. The story of the man behind the plan, Howard Tanner, is told in a recent piece in The Journal Sentinel Online. From the first plantings of … more

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Strong Support for Browns Canyon Monument

At a recent public hearing, anglers gathered to show their support for protecting Browns Canyon in Colorado with National Monument status. Read more in the press release below.

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