Tippets: NOAA May Become Part of Interior Department, Big Club Grants, South Platte Facelift, Lake Erie Makes Good Carp Habitat
- President Obama has proposed a plan to move the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the Commerce Department to the Department of the Interior. Scott Learn of The Oregonian discusses the implications for salmon and steelhead.
- The Michigan Fly Fishing Club has awarded over $400,000 in grants to various fly fishing organizations.
- A portion of the South Platte will receive a $4 million facelift.
- Scientists are doing all they can to prevent the Asian Carp from taking hold in the Great Lakes in order to protect the $7 billion fishing industry. Unfortunately, Lake Erie is pretty good asian carp habitat.