Category Archives: Conservation

Reintroductions and Other Translocations

Kim Todd writes about “Reintroductions and Other Translocations” in a recent essay published on Guernica. From salmon in Piper’s Creek near Seattle, to bull trout and westslope cutthroat trout returning after the demolition of the Milltown Dam near Missoula, MT. “The … more

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Tippets: Denver Post Drops Outdoors Coverage, Climate Change and Angling, Flint River Documentary, Increased Flows for the Klamath

In a time where stories and coverage of the outdoors is more important than ever, The Denver Post has put an end to their Outdoors pages, written by Scott Willoughby. Read Willoughby’s final column via Angling Trade. A new study … more

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Tippets: FishBrain App, Impacts on the Animas, Voice of TU, Undamming of America

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the software company FishBrain, have partnered on a GPS-enabled app that enables anglers to identify and log encounters with 50 at-risk fish species. Via United Press International. John Flick, owner of Duranglers Fly … more

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Tippets: Oregon Dam Removal, Mining Wastewater Spills Into Animas River, Pollution Spurs Evolution

Two of the most problematic dams for fish in Oregon rivers are slated for removal. Read more about the demolition of the Wimer and Fielder Dams, via Oregon Public Broadcasting. Approximately three-million gallons of wastewater has accidentally been released from … more

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Project Bay Bones Survey

The Bonefish and Tarpon Trust and Florida International University have partnered to create “Project Bay Bones,” which will investigate the health of South Florida bonefish populations and habitat. In part, through angler experience and survey data. Read more in the … more

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Video Hatch: “The Making of a Marlin: Costa Sunglasses and Washed Ashore”

Costa’s “Kick Plastic” campaign aims to educate consumers about the growing problem of trash in the oceans. This film features a sculpture of a jumping marlin made entirely out of washed up beach trash, commissioned by Costa to further awareness. …

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Tippets: Drought Threatens Salmon & Culture, Saving Atlantic Sturgeon

Drought in the Pacific Northwest is threatening not only salmon runs, but also the culture of Native American tribes who depend on salmon for food and traditional ceremonies. Via The Washington Post. Atlantic sturgeon are one of the oldest fish species, dating … more

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Lower Fryingpan River and Ruedi Reservoir Economic Study

A recent study and report from the Roaring Fork Conservancy and Colorado State University highlights the importance of fly fishing in communities surrounding the Fryingpan River. Read more in the press release below.

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BTT Announces New Board Members

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust has announced new members to their Board of Directors. They include: Bill Andersen from The Andersen Firm, Dave Perkins from The Orvis Company, and Stephen C. Reynolds from Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation. Read more in the … more

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BTT Asks for Angler Support on Bahamas Flats Alternatives

In a recent statement, the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust is asking anglers to support a revised approach to creating a comprehensive conservation and management plan for the Bahamas bonefish fishery. Read more in the press release below.

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