Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "steelhead" Tag

Is stocking over wild fish a good idea?

Despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars on hatchery programs, fewer and fewer hatchery steelhead return to our rivers. [...]

February 7, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The story of the Pacific salmon we don’t want to know

If we give in to those who will sell our public lands to private ownership - extraction and development will forever bind us to a folly of infamy. [...]

December 17, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Review: These boots were made for walkin’

With a focus on lightweight and durable, the Orvis Men's Ultralight Wading Boots might be the best wading boots I've ever owned. [...]

August 24, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Unnatural History – Sea lamprey control in the Great Lakes

Lamprey impact on commercial harvest of lake trout in Lake Michigan - 5.5 million pounds went to 402-pounds seven years later. Lakes Superior and Huron: worse. [...]

August 21, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry News: RIO Products Launches Flies 

RIO Products’ Simon Gawesworth, Far Bank Enterprises (Sage, RIO, Redington) didn’t move into the “Flies” business on a two beer whim. They mean it. [...]

July 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Good News – Skagit River Steelhead Fishery Plan Approved

Any fly fisher would claim they’d reached Valhalla if all their angling was in rivers abundant with steelhead trout, and that each fish gleamed in the sun. [...]

April 19, 2018 RECENT, Slide

TU comments on NOAA’s Snake River restoration

Considering the political climate regarding conservation, this massive recovery proposal for Chinook salmon and steelhead on the Snake River has benefits dreamed of for decades [...]

December 18, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Oregon Steelhead on verge of extinction

“We are at a point where any more delays in the Willamette may condemn this run to extinction. We need to act now or extinction may be our legacy.” [...]

August 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Wild Rivers thwarts mining operation

The solution to the challenges facing the Pacific Northwest’s native fish can be found at the confluence of passionate local communities and best-available science. [...]

June 6, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

The Great Lakes, a fishery with worries

The current administration prides itself in eradicating environmental programs created by Obama, like restoring the Great Lakes ecology [...]

June 2, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide