Category Archives: Conservation

Fishless Ocean?

An international team of ecologists and economists predict that by 2048, unless we change our current course, the world’s oceans will be devoid of fish. The sobering data reflects impacts from overfishing, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. However, “It’s … more

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The Story of Steelhead

Inspired by the new Wild Steelhead Initiative from Trout Unlimited, Matthew Copeland writes about the allure and meaning of steelhead. “The steelhead’s story is our story. At least we like to think so,” he writes. “The call, separation, challenge, discovery, … more

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Sportsmen’s Groups Praise Roan Plateau Settlement

A major settlement with the Bureau of Land Management and energy lease holders will help protect the Roan Plateau and its important backcountry habitat for fish and wildlife. Conservation groups are praising the  “major step forward in years‐long efforts to … more

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Farbank Partners with TU on Wild Steelhead Initiative

Farbank Enterprises, which includes Sage, Redington, and RIO, has announced they will partner with Trout Unlimited on the newly developed Wild Steelhead Initiative. Read more in the press release below.

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Bonefish and Tarpon Trust Hosts 5th International Symposium

The 5th International Symposium hosted by the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust was held November 7-8 in Dania Beach, Florida. It was a successful event with approximately 350 attendants and grossed nearly $117,000 for Bonefish and Tarpon Trust. Read more in the … more

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Mining Executives Indicted for Polluting Alaskan River

Australian mining executives Bruce Butcher and Mark Balfour, along with three other former employees, have been indicted by a grand jury in the US District Court of Alaska for dumping waste from their  platinum mine into Alaska’s Salmon River. The … more

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Video Hatch: “Co2ld Waters: Official Trailer”

This trailer gives a glimpse into the upcoming film featuring Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia, Steve Hemkens of Orvis, Tim Romano of Angling Trade and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks. “Co2ld Waters” looks at the …

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FWC Urged to Make Barracuda a Top Priority

As a result of noticeably declining barracuda population numbers, Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, KeysKeeper and the Lower Keys Guides Association have joined together in urging the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to improve barracuda regulations and conduct a barracuda … more

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TU’s Wild Steelhead Initiative

Trout Unlimited has announced the launch of a Wild Steelhead Initiative, an ambitious project to protect and restore wild steelhead fisheries throughout their native range in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The new conservation community, Wild Steelheaders United, will … more

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Moving Water Poster to Support The Henry’s Fork Foundation

The Henry’s Fork Foundation had made available posters of an original oil painting by Dave Hall entitled “Early Morning on the Upper Henry’s Fork.” All profits go to benefit the conservation efforts of the foundation. Read more in the press … more

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