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Steeheaded? Looking for answers to ocean warming

We can have significant control over both out-migrating juveniles and returning adults survival of steelhead in freshwater environments - helping mitigate the effects of ocean warming [...]

October 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Killing all the big fish has serious consequences for mankind

The simplest way of protecting old fish is to establish marine reserves. It assures some portion of the senior age class is not caught. Getting commercial fishermen on-board is critical [...]

September 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

It’s the fastest fish – period

Fly fishing for sailfish doesn't happen for most folks in a lifetime. But if you get the chance it's beyond fun and not difficult with a good captain [...]

June 13, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Science for a nickel a day saves lives

If you live in a tornado zone, near the beach, regularly fish the surf or offshore, you know who NOAA is and that their science saves lives [...]

May 25, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide

The Plan: Fall behind fast?

While commercial fishing, things ocean, and striper quotas probably mean very little in Lincon, Nebraska - climate change should. Think NOAA... [...]

April 28, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Marine preserve is not a new issue, but it is packed with precedent

If Obama heeds those calls, virtually all fishing and commercial operations such as oil and undersea mining would be banned within the new national preserve. [...]

August 23, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Damn Dams: Retired Corps engineer says these dams are bad news

The Amry Corps of Engineers has fallen a long way from their heroic beginnings in WWII. There is no 'good guy' John Wayne in charge - just political engineering to keep busy [...]

July 28, 2016 Damn Dams, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: About salmon, the fish we all love to catch and eat

A chinook salmon tagged in the central Aleutian Islands and recovered a year later in the Salmon River, Idaho, had traveled about 3,500 miles. [...]

May 4, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

News: What is the hidden cost of trout fishing?

Roughly six million pounds of hatchery fish excrement, uneaten food and dead and decaying fish leach nutrients into wastewater -- then get dumped into a stream or river [...]

April 14, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: Should we conserve nature for nature’s sake, or for our own?

Bridging the Conservation Divide is an inciteful piece by Michelle Nijuhuis of The New Yorker magazine. In it she weighs the value of protecting nature for nature's sake. [...]

December 15, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide