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Bristol Bay

  • From the President

    A year-end message to the TU community

    As the year draws to a close, let’s celebrate a few of the victories that all of you—members, supporters, partners, donors, and our staff around the country—made possible

    For me, December is a time for introspection. I’ve been thinking a lot about our work at Trout Unlimited and the challenges we faced in 2021. TU may not be as large as some of our peer organizations, but none, and I mean none, are as able to blend grassroots local knowledge and professional staff…

  • 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…

  • Advocacy Featured

    United by Hope: Bristol Bay dialogues

    A month from winter solstice, Dillingham, Alaska – where the Nushagak River dumps into Bristol Bay – was dark, quiet, and chilly last November. Snow and wind blew across the surrounding tundra not far from her windows when texts started flooding into Alannah Hurley’s phone. The news: A major permit for the proposed Pebble mine…

  • Trout Talk Featured

    A few deep thoughts on fly fishing

    What’s it going to take to convince the millions of anglers who found rivers these past few years that “how” is more important than “how many” and is that even possible?

    Is it fair to assume that fly fishing is to positive mental health what running or biking is to cardio health? I think so. And if any of you docs or researchers out there want to add to the conversation, I’m all ears, and want to do a deep-dive story. I’m not of native-American ancestry. But my ancestors…