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Introducing: Bristol Bay Ambassadors

Published in Community, Conservation

About the Bristol Bay Ambassadors Series The fight to protect Bristol Bay is about more than a giant mine, or even salmon…it’s about people, and families and community. It’s about overcoming challenges, standing up for what is right, and believing that together we can achieve results that last far beyond our lifetime. TU’s Save Bristol Bay Campaign is…

Eat a salmon for Bristol Bay

Published in Conservation, TU Business

Bristol Bay, Alaska … the center of the earth for wild sockeye salmon. It’s also focus of our battle against the proposed Pebble Mine, which would create North America’s largest open-pit gold and copper mine next to some of the most important salmon rivers left on earth. Bristol Bay continues to produce one of the…

Bristol Bay’s EPIC fishing season

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Bristol Bay, Alaska is in the middle of an EPIC fishing season. The kind of season where I really can’t keep on top of the amazing pictures coming in from our lodge partners. Photo courtesy of TU Gold Business Member, Bear Trail Lodge. King Salmon, Alaska The kind of season where news crews are lining…

Threat to thousands of sustainable fishing jobs prompts fisherman, Alaska Natives to take their story to the Lower 48 beginning Oct. 17

Contact: Paul Queary, Strategies 360, (206) 282-1990;PaulQ@strategies360.com Contact: Kristin Dizon, Strategies 360, (206) 631-1989;KristinD@strategies360.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Threat to thousands of sustainable fishing jobs prompts fisherman, Alaska Natives to take their story to the Lower 48 beginning Oct. 17; Tour will highlight proposed Pebble mine’s threat to fishing jobs, Native way of life Seattle Alaska…

Save Bristol Bay with Nautilus Reels this month!

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Pictured above: The custom Nautilus reel being offered as a prize for signing up to help protect Bristol Bay with Trout Unlimited By: The Alaska Program We are honored partner with our friends at Nautilus Reels to save a threatened world-class fishing destination in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Nautilus Reels will be giving away a custom…

EPA Report: Mining Could Devastate Bristol Bay Salmon Fishery

Jan. 15, 2014 Contact: Chris Wood, President and CEO, (703) 284-9403 Tim Bristol, Director of TU Alaska, (907) 321-3291 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: EPA Report: Pebble Mine will Damage $1.5 Billion Bristol Bay Fishery in Spectacular Alaska Landscape Trout Unlimited and Sportsmen Across U.S. Call for Immediate Action ANCHORAGE, AlaskaThe Environmental Protection Agencys final Bristol Bay

Still standing strong for Bristol Bay

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By Nelli Williams Standing in a packed elementary school gym last week I found myself once again marveling at the persistence and perseverance of the people when it comes to protecting Bristol Bay’s salmon resources. The fight to safeguard Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine has been waging for over a decade, and yet…

Alaska Board of Fisheries Says Fish Come First in Bristol Bay

12/11/2006 Alaska Board of Fisheries Says Fish Come First in Bristol Bay Dec. 11, 2006 For Immediate Release: Contacts: Lauren Oakes, Trout Unlimited, (907) 321-3725 Peter Christopher, Village of New Stuyahok, (907) 693-3141 Norm Van Vactor, Peter Pan Seafoods, (907) 439-6045 George Matz, fish refuge proposal author, (907) 235-9344 Alaska Board of Fisheries Says Fish…

Pride of Bristol Bay

Pride of Bristol Bay exists to nourish our customers with wild caught, sustainably harvested, sockeye salmon of the highest quality through practices that offer traceability, transparency and respect for the environment. All Pride of Bristol Bay salmon comes exclusively from Bristol Bay, Alaska with a coding label indicating the river system where the salmon was…

Sportsmen applaud EPA's assessment of Bristol Bay, Alaska

Contact:Shoren Brown, Bristol Bay campaign director, sbrown@tu.org, (202) 674-2380Tim Bristol, TU Alaska Program Director, tbristol@tu.org, (907) 321-3291 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sportsmen applaud EPAs assessment of Bristol Bay, Alaska; Call on President for swift action to protect fishery, jobs, and economy Washington, D.C. Hunting and fishing groups across the country voiced support for the Environmental Protection…

Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy postponed

A few months into the global pandemic, I know that I’m not the only one disappointed by postponed or cancelled plans.   While our team pivoted our organizing and communications work so we can still advocate for coldwater fisheries in Alaska, much of our summer programming is cancelled to protect the small villages and towns in the communities we work from COVID-19. Perhaps our most disappointing but necessary cancellation is the Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide…

Sportsmen applaud Inspector General report of Environmental Protection Agency conduct during Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment

Photo by Robert Glenn Ketchum January 13, 2016 Contact: Nelli Williams, Alaska Program Director, Trout Unlimited (907) 230-7121 or nwilliams@tu.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sportsmen applaud Inspector General report of Environmental Protection Agency conduct during Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment Report confirms fair and unbiased conduct by the U.S. EPA ANCHORAGE, AK Sportsmen and Bristol Bay business…

Gifts That Give Back this Holiday Season

The special places we love to fish and play outside provide us more than we know. In return, we must assume an active role in ensuring they stick around. That is the heart of the relationship between anglers and the outdoors. We challenge anglers in 2022 to find a way to give back and help…

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…

Eating well and doing good in Phoenix and beyond

Published in Conservation, TU Business

You know about the proposed Pebble Mine. Nothing could be more damaging to the productive Bristol Bay ecosystem than this mine. Not only will it destroy over 3,000 acres of wetlands and more than 21 miles of salmon streams at the mine site. Worse yet, it will include a massive tailings storage facility, treatment ponds,…

Time to weigh in on Pebble Mine – yes, again!

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By: Jenny Weis, Alaska Program This month, we have the first formal chance to weigh in on Pebble’s latest mine plan. Our comments will help ensure the proposed Pebble mine doesn’t become a reality and irreparably harm the Bristol Bay region of Alaska. Photo: Ben Knight In December, the Pebble Partnership applied for the first…

Pride of Bristol Bay—healthy food fuels a healthy fishery

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Salmon – the icon of Alaskan life and culture. Salmon – bright as a new dime, unchanged in millions of years in North America’s wildest waters. Salmon – the keystone of ecosystems from California to Siberia. Salmon – our last link to what was and our best reminder of what still could be … You…