Tippets: Sustainable Industry Growth, “CHROME” Documentary, Returning Native Fish, Disease at Roseburg Hatchery

September 2, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • With the population booming on Colorado’s Front Range, Danny Frank recently took time to examine how the fly fishing industry can manage sustainable growth, and identified three areas that need a makeover: water laws, conservation practices, and controlling social media. Read more via Delta Trout Force.
  • Following the success of the documentary “COLD WATERS,” a second film will be made. Filming on “CHROME” will begin September 2015 in British Columbia. Read more from Todd Tanner via Hatch Magazine, and support the project via CrowdRise.
  • From Yellowstone and Paiute cutthroat trout to landlocked arctic char, America has many species of fish that have almost been lost to environmental and cultural change. “Conservation is no longer enough,” writes Ted Williams. “Instead of just saving what’s left we need to restore what’s lost.” Via Nature.
  • Water from the North Umpqua River has carried diseases into an Oregon hatchery, killing 150,000 steelhead and marking the Roseburg facility’s second mass die-off this summer. Via Oregon Live.