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Alaska

  • Conservation

    Huge milestone reached in Bristol Bay conservation efforts

    The world’s greatest sockeye salmon runs granted new protection under the Clean Water Act Alaska Tribes, anglers and hunters, commercial fishermen and thousands of other businesses and advocates are celebrating a huge milestone in conserving Bristol Bay’s incredible fisheries. After nearly 13 years of tribal consultation, unwavering public input and scientific review, the Environmental Protection…

  • Conservation

    Safeguards for America’s largest, fishiest forest

    Roadless Rule restored on 9.3 million acres of the Tongass

    Roadless Rule restored on 9.3 million acres of the Tongass A huge swath of America’s largest and fishiest forest is now safe from industrial clear-cut logging of old growth trees. The U.S. Forest Service announced this week that it is restoring roadless protections on 9.3 million acres of Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, conserving plentiful…

  • From the field

    Tongass turns to restoration

    Many visitors travel to Alaska to witness the classic scene of bears feeding on salmon. Those who travel to southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest often visit Margaret Creek, a remote salmon stream 22 miles north of Ketchikan. Although, this area is not the pristine wilderness most expect to experience. Margaret Creek is home to sockeye,…

  • Special Places Community

    Kids, work, and wild salmon

    Raising a family amid a campaign to protect Alaska’s wild fish Author’s note: My story is one of many who have invested in this fight over decades and generations. This is written with gratitude to the entire community of advocates that continue to push back this irresponsible mine. I acknowledge my privilege in choosing to…

  • Fishing

    The Biggest Fish: Stories from a record-breaking season in Bristol Bay

    Check out the big fish stories and pictures from our Save Bristol Bay Guide Ambassadors, Trout Unlimited members and even our CEO, Chris Wood.

    We are preaching to the choir when we say that Bristol Bay is one of the most sought-after fishing destinations on the planet. With a seemingly unending landscapes full of rivers and streams teeming with wild Pacific salmon and trophy trout, each fishing season creates memories of big catches, too-close-for-comfort bears, and family-and-friend memories that…