Category Archives: Conservation
“Perhaps nowhere else on the planet could fishing incite heated international debate,” Sarah Grigg writes. “But in the Bahamas, where silver scales translate to serious capital, the first-ever proposal of recreational fishing regulations has incited a volatile reaction among domestic … more
The Wild Fish Conservancy and the Center for Environmental Law & Policy have released a 60-day Notice of Intent to sue to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) for violations of the Clean Water Act at the Leavenworth National … more
The U.S Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management have established a temporary ban on new mining claims that will protect the threatened wild and scenic Illinois, Rogue and Smith rivers, and their tributaries. Read more in the press … more
Decades of destructive logging, mining, and development practices have left B.C.’s temperate rainforests struggling. This film features wildlife that are impacted, including wild salmon. Via Mark Wyatt and the Central Westcoast Forest Society.
In this short film, Chris Wood talks about the first ever State of the Trout report, recently released from Trout Unlimited.
This short film features a group of anglers as they take on Trout Unlimited’s 11-Mile Challenge to raise awareness of the need to reconnect and revive struggling fish populations. Via #somestreamerchick and Flymen Fishing Co.
Director of operations for Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Aaron Adams, responds to the proposed “Fisheries Resources Regulations, 2015” by the Bahamian Government. This legislation would impact access for international anglers. Read more in the press release below.
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement on proposed regulations by the Bahamian government that would negatively impact destination angling and access. Read more in the press release below.
Last Wednesday, the government of the Bahamas released a proposal for new regulations that would change the way anglers, lodges and visitors can participate in fishing-related activities on the flats. The broad reach of the regulation scope, as well … more