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Bristol Bay Ambassadors — Pat Vermillion

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A good day fishing in Bristol Bay. Photo submitted by Pat Vermillion By Jenny LynesForeword by Nelli Williams, Deputy Director, Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Program   I can think of no better person to kick-off the Bristol Bay Ambassadors series than Pat Vermillion. I first met Pat several years ago, upon being invited to his lodge to talk to…

JUDGE HALTS PURSUIT OF BRISTOL BAY PROTECTIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited (907) 230-7121, nwilliams@tu.org  Judge Halts Pursuit of Bristol Bay Protections ANCHORAGE, AK – Today, Judge Sharon Gleason told Trout Unlimited, Bristol Bay organizations and other groups their lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for arbitrarily withdrawing safeguards for the region’s fishery, called the Bristol Bay Proposed Determination, are…

The student becomes the master

Published in Community, Youth

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…

Circuit court ruling adds more fuel to TU’s case against Pebble Mine

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Photo courtesy of Fly Out Media TU this week won an important legal argument that helps the organization’s overall case against the backers of the proposed Pebble Mine, and even though the future of the mine is very much in doubt, this decision helps TU and those hoping to kill it altogether should it once…

Alaskan anglers, hunters, local businesses applaud EPA’s release of proposed safeguards for Bristol Bay; 40-day comment period opens

Photo by Fly Out Media Protective measures will safeguard important salmon spawning rivers in Bristol Bay’s headwaters from large-scale mine waste disposal.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contacts:   Nelli Williams, Alaska director, Trout Unlimited, (907) 230-7121, nelli.williams@tu.org  Chris Wood, CEO and president, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org  Brian Kraft, president, Katmai Service Providers, owner, Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge, (907) 227-8719 …

Sportsmen, fishing business owners commend EPA decision regarding proposed Pebble mine

January 26, 2018 Contact: Nelli Williams, Director, Trout Unlimited Alaska Program, (907) 230-7121 or nwilliams@tu.orgBrian Kraft, President, Katmai Service Providers, (907) 227-8719 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sportsmen, fishing business owners commend EPA decision regarding proposed Pebble mine ANCHORAGE, AK In a surprise move, today the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will suspend the withdraw of…

October Marks Alaska Wild Salmon Month in the Nation's Capital

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Erin Mooney, National Press Secretary 703-284-9408 emooney@tu.org October Marks Alaska Wild Salmon Month in the Nations Capital Join Trout Unlimited and Washington, D.C. Chefs and Restaurants in Promoting and Protecting Alaskas Bristol Bay ANCHORAGE, Alaska Together with a diverse coalition of chefs, restaurateurs, commercial fishermen, anglers, hunters, lodge owners, outfitters, guides and…

Help stop Pebble mine, win a fly rod

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SIGN UP FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A 7-PIECE, 5WT ROD & REEL FROM PESCADOR ON THE FLY If you’re an American angler, you’ve probably either heard the stories or have first hand experience of the of 30 inch rainbow trout, the wildest of wildlife, and salmon runs so thick that emerald water glows red…

On behalf of Bristol Bay, we’re headed to court

Published in Conservation, Community, Science, Uncategorized

Today, Trout Unlimited announced that we are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over their decision to withdraw protections for Bristol Bay that were established in the 2014 Bristol Bay Proposed Determination. These protections would have limited how much the proposed Pebble mine would be allowed to impact the world-class salmon and water resources of the region. …

Pebble Mine stopped by Trump Administration

For images and b-roll, click here   Contact:   Chris Wood, Trout Unlimited president and CEO, (571) 274-0601, cwood@tu.org Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited Alaska director, (907) 230-7121, nwilliams@tu.org Nanci Morris Lyon, Bear Trail Lodge, (907) 469-0622  Brian Kraft, Alaska Sportsman’s Lode & Katmai Service Providers, (907) 276 -7605, bkraft@alaskasportsmanslodge.com Pebble mine stopped by Trump Administration U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denies permit for widely-opposed project. Sportsmen and women applaud…

A giveaway that gives back

Published in Community, Fishing, Travel

Trout Unlimited has teamed up with Omaze, a company that organizes giveaways that give back, to offer one lucky winner and a friend a getaway fly-fishing adventure in Bristol Bay.

Holiday ideas from TU’s Alaska Program

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Pride of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon. By: Nelli Williams In the holiday spirit? Looking for ways to support TU’s work in Alaska while knocking a few things off your holiday to do list? Here are a few ideas from the TU Alaska Team. Bristol Bay wild salmon – serve at a holiday party or send…

EPA announces reinstatement of Clean Water Act protections for Bristol Bay, Alaska watershed  

Following Ninth Circuit ruling in favor of Trout Unlimited, EPA moves to vacate unlawful 2019 decision to withdraw the Proposed Determination for Bristol Bay and reinstate longstanding proposed protections.    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contacts:   Nelli Williams, Alaska director, Trout Unlimited, (907) 230-7121, nelli.williams@tu.org  Chris Wood, CEO and president, Trout Unlimited, chris.wood@tu.org     ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would…

June 3, 2009

June 3, 2009 Contact: Nelli Williams – 907-230-7121 nwilliams@tu.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 3, 2009) — As part of its international campaign to build consumer demand for wild salmon and to help protect Southwest Alaskas Bristol Bay watershed from the threat of large-scale mining, Trout Unlimited (TU) is holding a public event in…

Protecting Bristol Bay… This One is Personal

Published in Uncategorized, Conservation, Science, TROUT Magazine

By Chris Wood Last month’s release of the draft “environmental impact statement” to permit industrial-scale mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska, made me recall the first time I set eyes on that remarkable landscape nearly 12 years ago. Trout Unlimited was looking to expand our presence in Alaska, so I consulted Tim Bristol, a long-time Alaska…

TU Lauds Begich for Opposing Pebble Mine

Jan. 21, 2014 Contact: Tim Bristol, Director, TU Alaska (907) 321-3291 Chris Wood, President and CEO, (703) 284-9403 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TU Praises U.S. Sen. Begich for Opposing Pebble Mine Senators Support Vital for Long-term Protection of Bristol Bay ANCHORAGETim Bristol, director of Trout Unlimiteds Alaska Program, praised U.S. Sen. Mark Begich for opposing the…