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The evolutionary links between grizzlies and salmon are life or death

Degraded freshwater and marine habitat, fish farms and disease, dams and diversions, hatcheries and genetic dilution, climate change and changing ocean conditions, all influence salmon abundance. [...]

November 21, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide, wild salmon

Idaho’s Chinook salmon extirpated by 2039: Dams and warming too much for the king

Some 50,000 spring-summer Chinook spawned in the 1950s. Today, about 1,500 fish and declining. Trump's Endangered Species reversal said to be the nail in the coffin. [...]

September 18, 2019 RECENT, Research, Rivers & Dams, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Admin hid EPA analysis questioning Bristol Bay Pebble Mine, key doc reveals

The Trump administration has abandoned EPA's decades-old system of ranking and grading environmental impact statements. Instead disregards science. [...]

August 21, 2019 Conservation, Pebble Mine LP, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide

British Billionaire Buys Land in Iceland to Protect Salmon

Jim Ratcliffe, a Brit Icelandic land owner: “By owning some of the farms we have a voice with the river associations - an ability to influence how the rivers are managed.” [...]

August 15, 2019 Interview, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Book Review: Stronghold by Tucker Malarkey about Guido Rahr’s salmon passion

Salmon feed us, and their presence tells us that our rivers are still healthy. At least 137 different species depend on the marine-rich nutrients that wild salmon provide. [...]

August 13, 2019 Book Review, Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Summer is a great time to take a trip, but not like Charlie’s

John Holyoke, Bangor Daily News, penned a story about one Atlantic salmon's journey [Charlie] of over 12,000 miles [two years] so he could find a like traveled girlfriend. [...]

August 5, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide

Trump Administration Reneges on Protections for Alaska’s Salmon Fishery

The mine Pebble will be the largest gold mine in the world and the largest open-pit mine in North America, built in headwaters of the world’s largest wild salmon runs. [...]

July 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands Series, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide

Salmon Migrate Using Earth’s Magnetic Field

Read John Waldman’s Running Silver, an ecological history on the East Coast’s rivers ecological history on the East Coast’s rivers and their fish. [...]

July 10, 2019 Atlantic Salmon Federation News, FEATURE STORY, Salmon Fishing, Slide

There’s a new map of wild Atlantic salmon rivers

The Atlantic salmon is the célèbre for the metaphor "The fish of a thousand casts." For those who chase it no fish will salve the want to fly fish. [...]

June 27, 2019 Conservation, Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Salmon Fishing, Slide

Atlantic Salmon Federation RiverNotes 14 June 2019

Managing a caught Atlantic salmon or any salmonid starts with NEVER BEACHING it. It will swim "no matter what" and bash itself to death. [...]

June 14, 2019 Advice, Atlantic Salmon Federation News, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Slide, Videos