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    We all know that quality habitat is the key to quality fishing and hunting. The best habitat is often found in large tracts of undeveloped country with low road densities.
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON December 21, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
TU in California: 2015 highlights
The Steelhead Whisperer works his magic on the Klamath River.   By Brian Johnson
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON December 18, 2015 - 1 COMMENTS
Lifelong love affair
Childhood days spent wandering and fishing California's South Fork Kings River became the foundation of a man's life as a sportsman-conservationist.   By Bill Templin
By Sam Davidson   Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. I’ve always liked the layers of meaning in this aphorism. I thought of this recently at the third annual Fresno SalmonFest, where I witnessed something extraordinary.
By Brian Johnson We are down to the eleventh hour for the Klamath River.
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON October 20, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
Changing the conversation
A new film from a former Oregon state senator aims to spur action from the President and Congress to resolve decades-old water conflicts in the third most productive river for salmon and steelhead on the West Coast. By Sam Davidson  
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON October 4, 2015 - 0 COMMENTS
The science of steelhead
Note: Recently an angler responded to a post on the Wild Steelheaders Facebook page, arguing that instead of managing some rivers solely for wild steelhead we should use "brood stock wild fish" to create "superior hatchery fish," interbreeding would become "mute" [sic], and that this mixture
Blog Post BY sam_davidson ON September 25, 2015 - 1 COMMENTS
Steelhead, rainbows and 'sneaking'
By John McMillan A few days ago, after some of my favorite rivers had reopened to angling, I made the 40 minute drive to Forks, Washington, to fish for cutthroat.