You may be familiar with the game Taboo. If not, here’s a primer: players take turns drawing cards and trying to get their teammates to say the word on the card by describing what it is without saying that word or a few keywords related to it. I want to share some information about the … Read more
The place you catch a rainbow trout as big as a silver salmon is a place you hold with reverence. A place you plan to someday return.
It’s that time of year again… the annual Fly Fishing Film Tour is likely coming to a theater near you, and the films’ trailers are out and about for general consumption. Here’s one, as an angler and a conservationist, that ought to capture your attention. From Off the Grid Studios, “The Whitewater” captures the passion … Read more
By Rob Catalanotto, Laura Ziemer and Steve Moyer After weeks of negotiations, the US Senate and House recently approved a massive appropriations bill to fund the government through fiscal year 2020. The deal averted a government shutdown, which was set to take effect on December 20 had Congress had not taken decisive action. TU field staff … Read more
Over the course of the last few weeks, Bristol Bay and Trout Unlimited’s efforts to stop the proposed Pebble mine have found a new ally- Katie Couric.
Alaska Program Director Nelli Williams recaps last week’s trip to DC to advocate for Bristol Bay with industry reps and local lodge owners.
After issuing a harsh warning to the Army Corps of Engineers at a Bristol Bay salmon event last week, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski followed up by introducing report language in to the Senate Appropriations committee yesterday morning that called on the Corps to make significant changes to Pebble’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
By Meghan Barker While I spend the majority of my work time in front of a “Save Bristol Bay” booth, or talking with supportive Trout Unlimited members and leaders about the proposed Pebble Mine, the first Monday in June brought a different start to my work week. I loaded up my car with a tote of … Read more
What makes Pebble different? Size, type and location.
Brian Wimmer, the fly fishing ambassador at Sundance Mountain Resort, says it all when it comes to the proposed Pebble Mine in the headwaters of the world’s most important salmon rivers. “I can’t believe we’re having to do this again,” he says in the Orvis video above. “It just pisses me off. I thought we … Read more