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Bristol Bay Ambassadors: Dan Michels

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All photos courtesy of Crystal Creek Lodge facebook page. You can’t miss the sign that says, “Do you love this place? We need your help. Ask us how,” when you walk up to Crystal Creek Lodge, in King Salmon. This is a model for how Dan Michels is as a businessman and a person. Dan…

Trout Unlimited (TU) is holding a public event in Anchorage this month…

06/03/2009 Trout Unlimited (TU) is holding a public event in Anchorage this month… 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…

No Free Pass say Alaskans to Pebble Mine backers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 11, 2017 Contact: Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimiteds Alaska Program (907) 230-7121 No Free Pass say Alaskans to Pebble Mine backers ANCHORAGE, AK Alaskans and anglers, hunters, and the dozens of sport-fishing business owners that operate in the Bristol Bay region are extremely disappointed by todays announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

Pebble Limited Partnership funded report ignores key stakeholders, fails to address actual facts

Bristol Bay fishermen. Photo by Cory Luoma, Alaska Fly Out Media October 6, 2015 Contact: Nelli Williams, Director of Trout Unlimiteds Alaska Program, (907) 230-7127 or nwilliams@tu.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pebble Limited Partnership funded report ignores key stakeholders, fails to address actual facts Cohen Group releases report that distracts from mining companys failure to file…

Video spotlight: Trout of steel

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The rainbow trout fishery of Bristol Bay is simply legendary. With hundreds—maybe thousands—of miles of salmon streams that flow from the headwaters of the drainage to the sea, it’s easy to see why rainbow trout are so vibrant and plentiful, given the food base. Alaska Sportman’s Lodge, run by all-star TU volunteer Brian Kraft, is…

Proposed Pebble mine sent back to the drawing board, sporting community applauds finding

August 24, 2020 Find Pebble Mine/Bristol Bay images and b-roll here  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Chris Wood, Trout Unlimited president and CEO, (571)274-0601 Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimited Alaska director, (907) 230-7121 Proposed Pebble mine sent back to the drawing board, sporting community applauds finding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finds controversial project will likely result…

Voices from the River: Guide Academy Excitement

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The 8th class of the Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy. By: Jenny Weis There are a lot of things I love about my job. I love working with locals to protect the waterways they cherish and hope to one-day share with their children. I love empowering citizens to contact their elected decision makers…

TU Five Rivers Odyssey: Bristol Bay today

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Editor’s note: Building off the success of last year’s Native Odyssey campaign, Trout Unlimited is sending four of our brightest college club leaders in the TU Costa 5 Rivers Program to explore the home of the world’s largest runs of wild salmon: Alaska. These students will explore the Kenai Peninsula, Bristol Bay and the Tongass…

EPA, Pebble agreement makes opposition to mine grow stronger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2017 Contact:Nelli Williams, Trout Unlimiteds Alaska Program (907) 230-7121Brian Kraft, Alaska Sportsman’s Lodges, (907) 276-7605 (office) or (907) 227-8719 (cell) Opposition to the Pebble Mine Grows Stronger ANCHORAGE, Alaska Sportsmen and business owners throughout the Bristol Bay region and Alaskans remain steadfast in their opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine…

Embarking on the tenth Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide Academy

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Today we released a short film, “Hooked: Inspiring Youth, Creating Opportunity” by Fly Out Media By: Jenny Weis Celebrating its tenth class in 2018, the Bristol Bay Fly Fishing & Guide Academy is a weeklong riverside course, which, through volunteer instructors, teaches fly-fishing, tying, customer service and guiding basics, river etiquette, leadership, conservation and fisheries…

Chapter Leaders – learn how you can help fight Pebble Mine

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If you have the thirst for 30 inch rainbows and rivers clogged with wild salmon then you are likely familiar with the Alaskan gem known as Bristol Bay. And if you are familiar with Bristol Bay then you likely are familiar with the Pebble Mine proposal and maybe have even submitted comments on it. But,…

Saving Bristol Bay one bag of coffee at a time

It might be fair to say that Alaskans love coffee as much as we love our wild salmon.  Coffee helps us get through the long, dark winters, and it powers our fast-paced and adventure-filled summer days. For the Trout Unlimited staff based in Anchorage, coffee is an everyday requirement, and we know that without it, our efforts to protect…

Sport Fishing Industry Leaders Blast Pebble Mine Proposal

11/24/2006 Sport Fishing Industry Leaders Blast Pebble Mine Proposal November 24, 2006 CONTACTS: Tim Bristol, Trout Unlimited, (907) 321-3291 Robert Ramsay, American Fly Fishing Trade Association, (706) 355-3804 Jim Bartschi, Scott Fly Rods, (800) 728-7208 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sport Fishing Industry Leaders Blast Pebble Mine Proposal Full-Page Ads in Fish Alaska and Fly Fisherman Magazines…

House passes bill to cease Corps funding for Pebble permit

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The House of Representatives took dramatic and much-needed action Wednesday, and voted 233-201 in support of a measure that, if passed by both chambers of Congress, would prohibit continued investment by the Army Corps of Engineers in processing the permit application for the proposed Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska. TU members and supporters were essential…

TU member’s generosity leads to a free trip to Bristol Bay

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Recently, Trout Unlimited teamed up with Omaze, a company that organizes giveaways that give back, to raise money and support for the Save Bristol Bay campaign. Entering to win a 4 night stay at TU Business Member, Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge, Omaze randomly selected a winner who ended up being a TU member- Fred Cheatham from Carlsbad, California!

TU statement on House T&I attack on Bristol Bay, clean water

July 14, 2014 Contact: Steve Moyer, Vice president of Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited (571) 274-0593 Tim Bristol, Director of Trout Unlimiteds Alaska Program (907) 321-3291 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Trout Unlimited releases statement regarding attacks on Bristol Bay and Clean Water in House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Suite of bad bills would ignore Alaskans, fishermen and…

HUNDREDS OF OUTDOOR SPORTING BUSINESSES, GROUPS CALL ON PRESIDENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenny Weis, Trout Unlimited (952) 210-7095 or jweis [at] tu [dot] org HUNDREDS OF OUTDOOR SPORTING BUSINESSES, GROUPS CALL ON PRESIDENT TRUMP TO DENY IMPORTANT PERMIT FOR PROPOSED PEBBLE MINE WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 250 national outdoor sporting businesses and organizations, representing millions of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts who…