By Shauna Sherard
The hopes of finding fish were slim.
“River’s probably still dead,” they said. Heard it more than once.
Driving through the burn, it was easy to believe. It was all the clichés a burned landscape could be. Bleak. Apocalyptic. Lonely.
I hadn’t returned til now. No one I knew had... [ READ MORE... ]
A film festival dedicated to telling the stories of watersheds in the Pacific Northwest will feature three films put together by Trout Unlimited.
The “Stories of Our Watersheds Film Event,” put on by River Restoration Northwest will show 15 short films at the Hollywood Theater in Portland,... [ READ MORE... ]
We spend hours tying, wading and casting, often only to give the fish we catch back to the river. We plant willows, build fences and raise money for restoration. We give back to the resources that give us our identity and grow the angling community.
As one of the oldest and largest companies in fly... [ READ MORE... ]
Today's water-sharing agreement bodes well for Klamath River salmon, steelhead and anglers. Photo courtesy Craig Nielsen/Shasta Trout Guides
Today marks another milestone in progress towards a comprehensive solution for one of America’s most troubled river systems: the Klamath River.
This morning... [ READ MORE... ]
There was a meadowlark here yesterday. I know there was.
I know because I rolled down the window and said “Look! Clare. Look at the bird.”
I pointed to the little yellow breast, perched on the barb wire.
“Clare, look at the meadowlark.”
She turned in her carseat to where I pointed.
“Do you see it... [ READ MORE... ]
Maybe you have seen this going around? About the little fish that our big fish eat?
As fishermen, we fight over a lot of things: water, hatcheries, habitat, harvest.
But when’s the last time we took a stand for something from which we all benefit? You know, like what happens in the ocean, where... [ READ MORE... ]
There was a time, a better time, or so they say, when good legislation made it through Congress on its merits. Those days, if they even existed, are long gone replaced with a modern version of political division – one so deep even good ideas easily get the boot.
It’s a climate that leaves many... [ READ MORE... ]
By Rob Sanderson, Jr.
My grandmother who raised me taught me an important lesson — take care of the land and water, and it will take care of our present and future generations. I try to live by that principle every day. That’s why I’m speaking out about industrial developments happening near my... [ READ MORE... ]
The Next Steps for Bristol Bay
By Tim Bristol
Recently, we reached a significant waypoint on the long, winding road to Bristol Bay Protection but it’s important remember the journey is far from over.
On February 28th The EPA sent a letter to the State of Alaska, the Pebble Limited Partnership and... [ READ MORE... ]
Rekindling the Republican Side of Conservation
Former Alaska State Senate President Rick Halford, a republican, speaks to the responsibility that we have to protect Bristol Bay's renewable resources in this short video.
“Democracy way over represents the need and greed of the present; and way... [ READ MORE... ]