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FFF's Van Gytenbeek Speaks Out Against Alaska Mine

December 20, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

“‘Any person or company that takes an action which would diminish this fishery commits a crime against each of us, and against the people and natural resources of Alaska,’ thundered R.P. Van Gytenbeek, president of the Federation of Fly Fishers.” As the controversy over the proposed Pebble Mine, which threatens the watershed containing Lake Iliamna and the Nushagak and Kvichak Rivers, heats up, so do the voices in opposition — among them the president of the Federation of Fly Fishers. Charlie Meyers in the Denver Post.