Gary Loomis: "Up to His Armpits" in Salmon Conservation

December 13, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

Gary Loomis for president? If those concerned about salmon recovery could have their way, the founder of G. Loomis would at least be on the ticket. As this fine profile in Oregon’s Register-Guard points out, Loomis is one of the few private conservationist-sportsmen to fully dedicate himself to salmon protection on a large scale, whether that involves hand-carrying salmon carcasses to feed hungry smolt or pressing the flesh to invite involvement in fisheries protection groups.