We all dream of a life on the water. Sneaking a flow update at work, many of us pause and think if I could quit my job and work in the fishing industry all would be wonderful. Maybe I would guide, own a shop, work in conservation, I might just go out to my garage and invent something wonderful... [ READ MORE... ]
Bristol Bay in the News
Northern Dynasty CEO remains optimistic about future of Pebble Mine project in Alaska
By Becky Bohrer
Critics have sought to cast Anglo's departure as a sign the project is in trouble but Thiessen brushed any such suggestions aside. He said the... [ READ MORE... ]
My buddy Matt Miller, who blogs for The Nature Conservancy, posted something really profound recently that reminded me of days gone by when life was simple and fishing was even simpler.
Matt's piece is all about nostalgia, and how remembering the "good old days" is a good thing, particularly when... [ READ MORE... ]
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Chris Wood, president and CEO of Trout Unlimited, delivers the annual State of TU presentation to members during September's annual meeting in Madison, Wisc.
It’s hard not to be frustrated with the Forest Service. If this bloated federal bureaucracy isn’t wasting taxpayer dollars on money-losing timber sales in Southeast Alaska, its officials are whining about how costly public-use cabins are to maintain in the Tongass National Forest. Or as the case... [ READ MORE... ]
Another prominent co-sponsor signed onto a bill that would protect large portions of the Thompson Divide area from energy development.
Sen. Mark Udall joined the Thompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act as a co-sponsor on Thursday, prompting another wave of support from sportsmen.
"There's... [ READ MORE... ]
Steven Brutger and Louis Cahill search for Cutthroats and Balance in the Wyoming Range in the most recent issue of This Is Fly Magazine. Please have a look and read why the Wyoming Range should stay as it is.
If you haven't read Louis Cahill and Kent Klewein's blog 'Gink and Gasoline' take some... [ READ MORE... ]
There’s reason to celebrate if you love to fish Southeast Alaska and understand the value of healthy wild salmon runs. There’s also reason to worry. Let’s start with the good news.
Southeast Alaska—home of the Tongass National Forest—recently wrapped up a record salmon fishing season. According to... [ READ MORE... ]
Last on our list of spectacular places this week is the Pine Forest.
Located in Nevada, this swath of public land is special not just for it's hunting and fishing resources, but also for the group that has come to represent it's best interests. The group – a mix of locals of all stripes and... [ READ MORE... ]
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