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Bristol Bay sockeye. Photo by Fly Out Media.   By Jenny Weis   Pebble’s not taking the hint. Americans, Alaskans and Bristol Bay residents overwhelmingly oppose their mine. Yet, they are at it again trying to convince Americans, and now Congress, that they were treated unfairly and should be able [ READ MORE... ]
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Fishing Saltery Bay. Photo courtesy of Jed & Joanie McBeen This essay is part of an ongoing blog series on the Tongass National Forest, featuring the healthy & productive waters of the "Tongass 77." If you are interested in learning more, please see the intro page and other posts by [ READ MORE... ]
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  By Steve Moyer The Hon. Rob Bishop, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, one of the most important committees in Congress for trout and salmon conservation and sportsmen’s issues, has had a lot to say about the Land and Water Conservation Fund reauthorization this year. Yesterday, [ READ MORE... ]
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Editor's note: The following is the oral testimony of Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood before the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on the topic of "fire borrowing," or raiding the U.S. Forest Service operations budget to fight increasingly expensive an damaging [ READ MORE... ]
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November 4, 2015   Testimony of Trout Unlimited (President and CEO Chris Wood) on the House Natural Resources Committee’s Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee hearing on: H.R. 3843 (Rep. Doug Lamborn), Locatable Minerals Claim Location and Maintenance Fees Act of 2015, H.R. 3844 (Rep. Jody [ READ MORE... ]
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Editor's note: TU President and CEO Chris Wood testified Nov. 4 before the House Natural Resources Committee’s Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee on the need for Good Samaritan legislation that would allow third-party groups like TU to conduct clean-up work on abandoned mines without [ READ MORE... ]
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The Big Hole River is one of dozens of Montana trophy trout waters that start as trickles in the high country that depend on the clean water rule for their protection.    by Chris Hunt   The value of Montana's water resources go well beyond simple economics—the state is one of the most popular [ READ MORE... ]
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Colby Trow of Mossy Creek Fly Fishing tells Virginia's senators that his business depends on clean water.    Efforts are afoot this week in the U.S. Senate to undermine the 2015 clean water rule that protects America’s headwater streams from unpermitted development, and Virginia’s anglers are [ READ MORE... ]
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There's nothing like a cold beer after a day spent fishing.    by Chris Hunt   A great day spent on the water often starts by resting a few beers in the rocks of a trout stream, knowing that, by the end the day, they'll be nice and cold and ready to share with friends while reliving the day's [ READ MORE... ]
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A self-admitted fish-kisser, TU intern Jennifer Graves planted a wet one on this big brown trout before it dawned on her that the stream from which it came smelled like a sewer. By Jennifer Graves There is a hashtag on Twitter that I feel most people would find hilarious. It is called # [ READ MORE... ]
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