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blog BY Eric Booton ON November 28 - 0 COMMENTS
An ode to the coho
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Photo courtesy Dave Atcheson  Coho, or silver salmon, run in the Kenai River throughout the fall and are popular with anglers.   By Dave Atcheson   We all know the Chinook is the undisputed king and sockeye salmon fill our freezers, but I don’t believe Oncorhynchus Kisutch, or the silver [ READ MORE... ]
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The egg sucking leech, a staple for every Alaskan's fly box - Photo: Jenny Weis   By: Eric Booton   This holiday season give the gift of learning, opportunity and fly fishing to Alaska High School Students!   For the past 8 years Tim Lussow, a biology teacher at Colony High School, has helped [ READ MORE... ]
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One of the challenges during Iron Fly. Photo by Brandon Hill   By: Eric Booton   On September 15th, 2016 fly tyers of all abilities and backgrounds descended upon Chilkoot Charlie’s, undoubtedly Anchorage’s most renowned bar, for the one and only Iron Fly Fly Tying Battle - an evening of friends, [ READ MORE... ]
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(Photo by Matt Smythe) By MARK HIERONYMUS Sept. 23 marked the official end of summer and the beginning of fall, but in Southeast Alaska words like “summer” and “fall” are less about the calendar and more about the level of activity. While fall is the cooling off period, summers full of salmon bring [ READ MORE... ]
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(Photo by ©Earl Harper/Harper Studios, Inc.) The fish and wildlife of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, as well as the communities and industries that depend upon them, scored a significant victory last week. As you may have read, a federal appeals court ruled that the Bush administration erred in [ READ MORE... ]
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By Paula Dobbyn This week marks the one-year anniversary of the Mount Polley mine disaster in British Columbia, Canada’s worst mine-related disaster. The tailings dam breach on Aug. 4, 2014, sent some 6.6 billion gallons of mine waste water and sludge into lakes and streams leading to the Fraser [ READ MORE... ]
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(Iskut River near the confluence with the Stikine River. Photo courtesy of Inside Passage Waterkeeper.) The British Columbia government today allowed Mount Polley mine to reopen, provoking concern from fishermen, tribes, tourism operators and others in neighboring Southeast Alaska. Mount Polley, in [ READ MORE... ]
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(Photo courtesy of Mark Kaelke) After nine months of meetings, a federally-appointed panel charged with reviewing timber management on Alaska’s Tongass National Forest has released a set of recommendations that include some significant conservation gains. The Tongass Advisory Committee concluded [ READ MORE... ]
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TU’s Transboundary Rivers campaign recently wrapped up a whirlwind trip to Seattle, Vancouver, and Williams Lake, British Columbia (B.C.) that included meetings with First Nations, non-governmental organizations working on mining reform, and with B.C. government officials. Williams Lake is the [ READ MORE... ]
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  Fly fishing in the Tongass National Forest. Photo: Paula Dobbyn     by Cindy Shogun Last week, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell testified before the Senate Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee to discuss the 2016 Forest Service budget request. And in the midst of back-and [ READ MORE... ]
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