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Gov. agencies can do great things

Habitat reconstruction will remove dams while alewives, Atlantic salmon, and brook trout will access thousands of acres of historic spawning habitat. [...]

November 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Forage fish in Maine showing robust numbers

Removing an obsolete dam revitalized a major river, a state economy and holds the key to using the river for the right reason at the right time [...]

July 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Restoring Migrating Fish Passages Is Measureless

The Atlantic salmon is the only salmon native to the east coast of the U.S. Once celebrated as the “king of fish," only 1% of the historic population remains [...]

June 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Is climate change an opportunity for Atlantic salmon?

Current U. S. anti-science administration threatens to derail the future of Maine's heroic effort to restore the Atlantic salmon population [...]

May 26, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

“America’s Greatest Idea” is under attack

The United States of America is unique in the world because of public lands. Protecting them, and clean air and water should never be politicized [...]

May 2, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide

News: East Coast Atlantic Salmon Redd Wrap for 2016

Rivernotes is a regular feature of the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF). They monitor and manage the entire range of Atlantic salmon rivers in North America [...]

December 9, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Public Lands Series: Expansion and a new National Monument good news for anglers

The free market, state-ownership minded opponents lash out at anything that expands the Feds' role. Science in these matters has proved them wrong, every time . [...]

August 30, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Slide

Book Review: Flyfisher’s Guide to New England

The book tells you everything you need to know to enjoy a lifetime of fishing in New England, from maps and directions to the flies and times of the year to fish. [...]

July 14, 2016 Book Review, Flies, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Rarely have we seen compromise and cooperation fail – doing the right thing

Words sometimes end in actions. In most cases it is the action that is remembered. In Maine, the "dam" action will be remembered by millions of fish, thousands of anglers, and hundreds of new workers [...]

June 17, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: NOAA restoration plan for the Penobscot River Watershed is huge

Restoring fisheries and observing the Clean Water Act of 1972 separates us from third world countries and elevates our self-esteem.It also out produces, economically, poor ideas of extraction, reckless overfishing, and keeping useless dams in place [...]

May 12, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide