Author

Meghan Barker

  • An Alaska Flyfisher’s Odyssey

    TU life member pens stories of Alaska with a big gift back to conservation Dan Hoffman knows fishing and knows Alaska. Put the two together, and Hoffman has a lifetime of stories that take him from Katmai National Park in Bristol Bay, to the Kenai Peninsula, and north in to the Interior. He’s compiled some…

  • Protections for Bristol Bay back on track

    Photo by Fly Out Media On Friday of last week, the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska overturned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2019 decision to withdraw the Bristol Bay 404(c) Proposed Determination, putting back in place science-based limits on large mine waste in the headwaters of Bristol Bay.   This victory concludes a two-year-long lawsuit by Trout Unlimited and comes in the wake of a recent ruling in…

  • Advocacy

    First voices, first advocates

    Fish racks hold sockeye salmon that will be put away from winter at a traditional fish camp on the banks of the Koktuli River. By Mountain Mind Media . Today, as part of Indigenous People’s Day, we are taking a moment to highlight the people in the Bristol Bay community who were in this place first, who…

  • Community Youth

    The student becomes the master

    The 2021 Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy. Photo by Rich Johnson. The Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy is one of Trout Unlimited’s pride-and-joy programs in Alaska. Together with the Bristol Bay Native Corp. and the Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust, and a slew of local lodge owners, retired fisheries biologists and…

  • Gear reviews

    Southline Industries USA’s commitment to Bristol Bay

    Southline Industries USA, a veteran-owned small business, has crafted new knife sheaths and apparel for outdoor enthusiasts who are steadfast in their commitment to permanently protecting Bristol Bay. Fifty percent of proceeds from apparel will be donated to TU’s Save Bristol Bay efforts.   Southline has produced a new hand-crafted Kydex sheath for the Victorinox 3.25-inch paring/utility knife. This sheath is an improvement to the original…