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Delaney Hunt battles a nice Dolly Varden on a clear-water tributary of the Stikine River in Southeast Alaska.   Dear President Obama, In July, I had the opportunity to take my 16-year-old daughter on the fishing trip of a lifetime—we spent the better part of two weeks in Southeast Alaska, chasing [ READ MORE... ]
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A strong majority of Alaskans would like to see Bristol Bay protected from large-scale mining, according to a new public opinion survey released today by the Benson Strategy Group. Nearly three in four Alaskans surveyed viewed the Pebble mine as risky for Alaska’s fishing industry, while 57 percent [ READ MORE... ]
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America's trout and salmon need cold, clean headwater streams. The new Clean Water Rule protects our nation's headwaters.     We, the nation’s sportsmen and women conservationists, salute the landmark action taken today by the EPA and the Army Corps to implement the Clean Water Rule. We are [ READ MORE... ]
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Tim Bristol is leaving as the director of TU's Alaska program after 10 years.    By Tim Bristol   Dear members and supporters of TU's Alaska Program,   First and foremost, I hope your summer fishing has been fantastic.  Today, I felt the first slight hint of fall in the wind and while that may [ 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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Bristol Bay Guide Academy student shows her Arctic Grayling while fishing in Idavain Creek in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Photo by Chris Little   By: Chris Little   We loaded the float plane shortly after 8:00 am. Sharolynn and David, two students from the Bristol Bay River Academy, were scheduled to [ READ MORE... ]
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This native redband trout was photographed in a headwater stream that is protected under the Clean Water Act thanks to a new EPA/Army Corps of Engineers clean water rule. Some in Congress seek to scrap that rule and once again put waters—and fish—like this one in jeopardy. Several riders in [ READ MORE... ]
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blog BY nelli_williams ON June 10 - 0 COMMENTS
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With some help from former ADF&G biologist and Academy instructor, Dan Dunaway, David lands a nice rainbow.  Of course, the camera man was on the other side of the river when he caught the big one.       By Nelli Williams I had my head down puzzling over the schedule for the upcoming days (we  [ READ MORE... ]
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