Fly Fishing Conservation
"AMONG THE HALF DOZEN or so standard questions fly fishers eventually get around to asking each other is, What's your favorite fish? Some say your answer to that will be deeply revealing — exposing you as a covert aristocrat if it's Atlantic salmon, a closet bubba if it's largemouth bass, or whatever — while others just think it might be interesting, but sooner or later, in one way or another, the question comes up."Read more...
Tippets: Lake Trout and Avian Collapse in Yellowstone, Power of a River to Change Minds, Salmon Rebounding on the Rogue
Invasive lake trout have severely diminished the native Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Yellowstone Lake. Now, a ripple effect is being seen in bird species as well. The deep-dwelling lake trout are not readily available for bald eagles, and they are … more
A new bill headed to The House of Representatives threatens the nation’s fisheries. H.R. 200, known as the “Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act of 2017,” would weaken many conservation measures already in place such as the … more
Darby Winery and the Wild Steelhead Coalition have joined forces to launce the Native Wine Coalition. For each bottle of Native Wine sold, twenty percent of proceeds will go to support wild steelhead conservation. Read more in the press release … more
Tippets: Florida’s Red Tide, Gov. Walker Urges Suspension of Pebble Mine Project, Fish Farms to Require First Nations Approval
An aggressive red tide bloom in the waters of Southwest Florida has killed thousands of fish. “The ongoing red tide is a sign of the ‘new normal’ in Southwest Florida because too many nutrients are entering Florida’s estuaries and coasts … more