Category Archives: Conservation

Video Hatch: “Salmon Cannon Redux”

The “salmon cannon” designed by Whooshh Innovations to help move fish over dams is “explained” on “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver–complete with his humorous perspective.

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“A Cycle of Conservation”

In this TEDx Talk given at a recent event in Boulder, Colorado, Catie Webster talks about commitment to rivers, fly fishing and conservation. “It’s important for us to see how investing our time and energy in the things that we … more

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Filmmaker Pete McBride on “I Am Red”

In a recent video interview with National Geographic, filmmaker Pete McBride discusses why he chose to make a film “I Am Red,” about the endangered Colorado River. “For me the goal is to captivate the general public,” says McBride, “We … more

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Video Hatch: “River Snorkel: Continuation”

This underwater footage gives an up close view of spawning Chinook salmon.

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Video Hatch: “Bull Trout: A Species at Risk”

Levi Old reports on the status of bull trout, a federally threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, in Trapper Creek. Thanks to work of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, US Forest Service, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife …

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Trout Unlimited’s “TroutBlitz”

A new initiative by Trout Unlimited called “TroutBlitz” aims to encourage the participation of anglers in science projects in their local areas. TroutBlitz allows anglers to enter geolocated photographs of fish they catch, with a goal of cataloging the diversity … more

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“Whoosh” Cannon Helps Separate Hatchery and Wild Salmon

A device originally designed to move apples without bruising them is now being used in Washington state to help separate hatchery salmon from wild salmon.  In their video coverage, CBS News reports that the “salmon cannon” may also be used … more

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Colorado’s Front Range Trout Hurt by Flood Repair

Floods devastated the Front Range of Colorado in the fall of 2013. Now, one year later, roads have been repaired but the reality of what the infrastructure has done to trout habitat and populations is stark, with many trout relocating … more

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Prehistoric Hunter Habits May Have Shrunk Fish

While anglers are famous for story and size embellishment, the earliest fishermen may have not had to tell tall tales. After examining remains of prehistoric fish dinners in the northern Spain region, researchers have found the average size of Atlantic … more

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Video Hatch: “Fly Fishing the Huron”

This short documentary film features Mike Schultz of Schultz Outfitters and the work put into developing and protecting the Huron River fishery. Via the Huron River Watershed Council.

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