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Canadian Mines Threaten Southeast Alaska Salmon, Tourism and Tribal Resources

logosforTransboundaryDCfly-in.jpg March 26, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts:Brian Lynch, Executive Director, Petersburg Vessel Owners Association, pvoa@gci.net, 907-772-9323 Dale Kelley, Executive Director, Alaska Trollers Association, ata@gci.net, 907-723-8765 Raymond Paddock III, Environmental Coordinator, Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, rpaddock@ccthita.org, 907-209-8535 Canadian Mines Threaten Southeast Alaska Salmon, Tourism and Tribal Resources Fishing and…

Alaska

Bristol Bay river

For generations, Alaska has been known as “the last frontier.” For anglers, it might be better known as the Salmon Frontier. Alaska is, simply put, the best of what’s left. It’s home to the largest salmon runs left in America and, in some cases, the world. Here, anglers share the rivers and streams with mighty…

October Marks Alaska Wild Salmon Month in the Nation's Capital

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Erin Mooney, National Press Secretary 703-284-9408 emooney@tu.org October Marks Alaska Wild Salmon Month in the Nations Capital Join Trout Unlimited and Washington, D.C. Chefs and Restaurants in Promoting and Protecting Alaskas Bristol Bay ANCHORAGE, Alaska Together with a diverse coalition of chefs, restaurateurs, commercial fishermen, anglers, hunters, lodge owners, outfitters, guides and…

Trout Unlimited Supports Legislation to Address Virus Outbreak in Pacific Salmon

Contact: Paula Dobbyn, Trout Unlimited, Alaska Program, Director of Communications, 907-230-1513 or pdobbyn@tu.org For Immediate Release Alaska Director Praises Senators for Quick Action to Protect Wild Salmon Juneau, Alaska Trout Unlimited today applauded quick action taken by Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.,) Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska,) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska) to address the outbreak of infectious salmon…

Southeast Alaska's Salmon and Trout Fisheries Contribute Nearly $1 Billion Annually to Regional Economy

January 17, 2011 Contacts: Thomas Wegge, TCW Economics, twegge@tcwecon.com or 916-451-3372 Mark Kaelke, Southeast Alaska Project Director, Trout Unlimited Alaska, mkaelke@tu.org or 907-321-4464 Tim Bristol, Director, Trout Unlimited Alaska, tbristol@tu.org or 907-321-3291 Paula Dobbyn, Communications Director, Trout Unlimited Alaska, pdobbyn@tu.org or 907-230-1513 Southeast Alaskas Salmon and Trout Fisheries Contribute Nearly $1 Billion Annually to Regional…

Expeditions Alaska

About us Whether it’s a remote guided Alaska backpacking trip or a world class photo tour, Expeditions Alaska helps folks like yourself connect with the natural world. We maintain impeccable safety protocols and training standards along with proficient trip planning and well designed itineraries to ensure your trip experience is the one you’re looking for.…

Trout Unlimited Praises Southeast Alaska's Record Salmon Harvest

Contact: Mark Kaelke, Trout Unlimited, Southeast Alaska Project Director – (916) 207-8294 Paula Dobbyn, Trout Unlimited, Alaska Communications Director – (907) 230-1513 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trout Unlimited Praises Southeast Alaska’s Record Salmon Salmon bounty a testament to the region’s habitat and careful management Juneau, Alaska A new report indicates that 2011 was a record year…

Five Rivers Odyssey: The role of commercial fishing in the Tongass

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When people think of Alaska, they often think of large commercial fishing boats raking in their piece of the fortune that salmon bring to the waters off the coast of Alaska. Commercial fishing has shaped Alaska’s economy and culture, and it has provided job opportunities in places where they might not normally exist. In Southeast…

Alaska Kingfishers

Since 1993, Alaska Kingfishers has operated a remote Alaska Salmon Fishing camp on the banks of the Nushagak River in the heart of Bristol Bay, Alaska. The Nushagak River is home to the largest run of King Salmon in the world and it also gets a huge return of Alaska chum salmon and Alaska sockeye…

Campaign to Save Alaskas Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Comes to the Nations Capital October 19-23

Contact: Erin Mooney, National Press Secretary 703-284-9408, emooney@tu.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Campaign to Save Alaskas Bristol Bay Wild Salmon Comes to the Nations Capital October 19-23 Trout Unlimited and Washington, D.C. Chefs and Restaurants Band Together to Promote and Protect Alaskas Bristol Bay, the Countrys Most Prolific but Threatened Fishery (Washington, DC) Together with a…

Conservation Groups Applaud Forest Service's Course Change on the Tongass National Forest

For Immediate Release Contact: Paula Dobbyn, Trout Unlimited Alaska, Director of Communications, 907-230-1513, pdobbyn@tu.orgGwen Dobbs, Alaska Wilderness League, Campaign Communications Coordinator, 202 544-5205, gwen@alaskawild.org Conservation Groups Applaud Forest Service’s Course Change on the Tongass National Forest Federal Agency’s Decision to Shift Logging to Second-Growth and Emphasize Job Creation Comes as Welcome News for Southeast Alaska

Dolly Varden: all you need to know

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Dolly Varden are a close relative to bull trout and it wasn’t until 1978 that the two species were confirmed to be distinct. In the continental United States, Dolly Varden naturally only occur in coastal the drainages of northwestern Washington from the Canadian border south through Puget Sound and south on the Olympic Peninsula to the Quinault River.

American Military Women to Enjoy Once-in-a-Lifetime Fishing Trip to Bristol Bay, Alaska

Contact: Nelli Williams, Deputy Director, Trout Unlimited, Alaska Program, at nwilliamstu@gmail.com or (907) 230-7121 For immediate release American Military Women to Enjoy Once-in-a-Lifetime Fishing Trip to Bristol Bay, Alaska Excursion Designed to Honor Their Service to the Nation ANCHORAGE, ALASKA Four U.S. military service members all women will spend time in Bristol Bay, Alaska, next…

Report Shows Alaska's Ocean-Ranching Hatcheries Could Pose Significant Threat to Wild Salmon

10/30/2001 Report Shows Alaska’s Ocean-Ranching Hatcheries Could Pose Significant Threat to Wild Salmon Report Shows Alaskas Ocean-Ranching Hatcheries Could Pose Significant Threat to Wild Salmon Overloading Alaskan waters with hatchery-reared salmon may cause irreversible damage to wild stocks Contact: Jan Konigsberg , Director, Alaska Salmonid Biodiversity Program , Trout Unlimited 907/248-0693 Director, Alaska Salmonid Biodiversity…

Update on efforts to protect Southeast Alaska rivers

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Photo from “Chasing Wild” the new film featuring the Alaska-B.C. transboundary mining issue. Click here to watch the film! By: Erin Heist This time of year in Southeast Alaska the weeks are full of harvesting, processing, exploring, fishing and basking in the lush (unseasonably dry and warm!), summer beauty as we prepare for the winter…

Thousands of Southeast Alaskans support protections for high-value salmon waters in Tongass National Forest

February 23, 2016 Contact: Mark Kaelke, Southeast Alaska Project Director, Trout Unlimited, mkaelke@tu.org, (907) 321-4464 Austin Williams, Alaska Director of Law and Policy, Trout Unlimited, awilliams@tu.org, (907) 227-1590 Keegan McCarthy, Coastal Alaska Adventures/Custom Alaska Cruises, (907) 723-3006 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thousands of Southeast Alaskans support protections for high-value salmon waters in Tongass National Forest Sportsmen…

The Alaskan rainbow trout: All you need to know

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Alaska’s rainbow trout populations are still largely intact and robust, largely because of remote locations with limited accessibility, abundant and pristine habitat, and conservative management.

Trout Unlimited Commends Alaska Board of Fisheries for Adopting Statewide Phase Out of Felt Sole Wading Products

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Mark Kaelke, Trout Unlimited Southeast Alaska Project Director, 907-321-4464, mkaelke@tu.orgPaula Dobbyn, Trout Unlimited, Director of Communications, Alaska Program, 907-230-1513, pdobbyn@tu.org Trout Unlimited Commends Alaska Board of Fisheries for Adopting Statewide Phase Out of Felt Sole Wading Products Action marks an important step in controlling spread of aquatic invasive species ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March…

Trout Unlimited Alaska Sponsors Fly Fishing Academy for Bristol Bay Youth

Contact: Paula Dobbyn, Director of Communications, Trout Unlimited Alaska, pdobbyn@tu.org or 907-230-1513 NEWS RELEASE Trout Unlimited Alaska Sponsors Fly Fishing Academy for Bristol Bay Youth Fly Fishing and Guiding Program Encourages Local Kids to Enter Sport Fishing Industry For Immediate Release (May 18, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska) Trout Unlimited Alaska, together with partner organizations, is sponsoring…

EPIC Angling & Adventure

About us We own and operate two remote fishing adventure trips located in the middle of nowhere Alaska. Each experience will take you far away from paved roads and the typical structured lodge setting… there’s no fine paintings, no fancy carpet and few formalities. Just pristine waters, no crowds and mind-blowing numbers of fish! What…