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White House bullied AK Gov, threatened EPA, and badgered the Corps on behalf of Pebble Mine

House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment takes Trump to task for his open attempt to bully the EPA, Alaska's Gov, and Corps of Engineers. [...]

November 8, 2019 Alaska, Orvis, Public Lands, RECENT, Science, Slide, wild salmon

Hatchery salmon spawning with wild salmon produce weaker offspring

Ignorance still exists in high places - still thinking all salmon coming back to their system are theirs, without a concept of ‘collaboration with nature.’ [...]

October 3, 2019 Aquaculture, hatchery salmon, Pacific salmon, RECENT, Science, Slide, wild salmon

Science knows how to sustain big tuna stocks, but some nations “really” don’t care

The world's fishing fleet doubled in size over the 65-years to 2015 but for the amount of effort expended the catch fell more than 80 percent. [...]

October 2, 2019 Big Tuna, FEATURE STORY, overfishing, Science, Slide

Have we trained trout, albies, bass, sharks, and bonefish to avoid individual flies?

The science for understanding gamefish behavior, with regard to lures, flies, and baits, when their realms have been constantly fished the same "attractors" has red flags. [...]

September 20, 2019 Point Of View, RECENT, Research, Science, 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

Managing non-native brookies out West

YY males introduced into four separate streams did persist long enough to spawn with wild females, and that the offspring of those unions were all males. [...]

July 30, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, News, Science, Slide

Doing the wrong thing for all the wrong reasons? Friday thoughts

Sometimes we overreact, sometimes we should have acted. Somewhere there is a balance - at least that's what A. O. Wilson thinks. [...]

July 12, 2019 Conservation, Opinion, RECENT, Science, Slide

Focusing on the whole ecosystem will better manage overfishing

NOAA is the science-based conservation steward of our nation’s ocean resources and their habitat - maintaining productive, safe, and sustainable fisheries. [...]

June 27, 2019 News, RECENT, Science, Slide

Video: Above Iliamna

This film is the brainchild of Jason Ching, a photographer, filmmaker and research technician for the University of Washington's Alaska Salmon Program. [...]

January 6, 2017 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Salmon Fishing, Science, Slide, Videos