Category Archives: Conservation

Tippets: Big Win for Santa Clara Steelhead, Barks of Piranhas

Conservation groups claim a huge win in a legal case against United Water Conservation District after a federal court judge ruled the water agency had failed to adequately protect endangered steelhead trout in the Santa Clara River. “A coalition of … more

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Video Hatch: “Stories from the Fountain”

This film from Matteo Moretti “depicts the 3-week long fishing-research journey of four passionate fly fisherman/aspiring environmentalists and one doctoral student across the state of Pennsylvania. Their mission? To understand and give voice to the story behind native brook trout …

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Emerger Strategies Launches The Sustainable Angler Podcast

The first episode of The Sustainable Angler Podcast has been released and features an interview with Patagonia founder, Yvon Chouinard. Read more in the press release below.

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Video Hatch: “Chasing Natives”

This short film from Cameron Cushman features the story of two friends as they travel “7,992 miles across the country and back, over 10 species caught, many adventures and memories, as well as meeting some incredible individuals from different walks …

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Tippets: Return of American Shad, Fracking on Public Lands, Call for SARA Listing for Fraser Steelhead

For the first time since before the Civil War, American shad are successfully spawning in the lower section of the Millstone, a Raritan River tributary. Removal of an old, obsolete dam in Manville, Somerset County has opened the lower section … more

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Tippets: Recovery of Gila Trout, Lessons from The Elwha

Biologists with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, and U.S. Forest Service are working to protect and restore populations of Gila trout, a threatened species found only in the headwaters of the Southwest’s … more

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Tippets: Fishing Guides Report on Hurricane Michael, Wildfires and Water Supplies, Saving Colorado’s Greenback Cutthroat Trout

In this recent article, fishing guide David Mangum and outfitter Randy Horton, both based in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, talk with Monte Burke about the devastation of Hurricane Michael. Via Garden & Gun. As wildfires become more frequent and destructive … more

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BTT Establishes Lefty Kreh Conservation Memorial Fund in Partnership with TU

The Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and Trout Unlimited have partnered to form the Lefty Kreh Memorial Conservation Fund in memory of legendary angler and instructor Bernard “Lefty” Kreh. The fund will help to support conservation projects of BTT and TU, … more

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Tippets: Zinke Protects Yellowstone Gateway from Mining Interests, Atlantic Salmon Navigation, Roadless Rules in the Tongass

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced a mining ban that will withdraw 30,000 acres near Yellowstone National Park from mineral leasing for the next 20 years. “We could not be happier with Secretary Zinke’s decision to protect the true source of economic … more

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Costa Marks 35 Years in Business With 35 Beach Cleanups Across the Country

Costa Sunglasses will celebrate 35 years of business by joining forces with the Surfrider Foundation to host beach cleanups in 35 locations throughout the U.S. in 2018. Read more in the press release below.  

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