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The SAFE for Salmon bill inspired a new Columbia River recreational and commercial fisheries plan that phases out nontribal gillnetting on the main stem by 2017. Photo: James Yuskavitch

Columbia River Reboot

by Jim Yuskavitch 2

The Buoy 10 fishery at the mouth of the Columbia River, which opens into the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon-Washington… more »

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Pebble Mine Partnership Unravels

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

The Pebble Mine project isn’t dead yet, but one of it’s major financial backers has withdrawn from the project, most… more »


Klamath River Fish Kill is Looming: Repeat of 2002?

by Ross Purnell, Editor 4

The Klamath River and its primary tributary the Trinity River are California’s best steelhead fisheries, as well as important king… more »

Failed Management by DFO Raises the Ire of BC Steelhead Trout

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) is allowing an unregulated chum salmon fishery in the Dean River Channel that… more »


Elk River

by Jim Yuskavitch 0

All good fishing guides have stories to tell, and Mark Kimball, owner of the Steelblue Chameleon Lodge on Oregon’s Elk… more »


Conservation: Maine’s Middle River

by Brian Irwin 0

In 1968, climbers Yvon Chouinard, Doug Tompkins, and friends left Southern California for an epic overland trip to Patagonia in… more »

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Trout Unlimited Awarded Conservation Leadership Award

by Fly Fisherman 0

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trout Unlimited joined some elite company Wednesday night when it was awarded the prestigious U.S. Forest Service-Bureau of Land… more »

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Help Save Bristol Bay

by Fly Fisherman 0

Take Action Bristol Bay, Alaska is host to one of the last great salmon fisheries on earth. It’s our last… more »

The entire Turneffe Atoll has been declared a marine preserve by the government of Belize, thanks in large part to the hard work of Craig Hayes, owner of Turneffe Flats lodge, and by the Turneffe Atoll Trust. Anna Purnell photo

Turneffe Atoll Declared a Marine Preserve

by Ross Purnell, Editor 2

  The Turneffe Atoll Marine Reserve was enacted on Tuesday (9/25/12) by the Hon. Lisel Alamilla, Belize’s Minister of Forestry,… more »


Clean Bill of Health After Gulf Coast Oil Spill

by Ross Purnell, Editor 0

Like everyone else, I watched in horror the spring and early summer of 2010 while millions of barrels of oil… more »

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