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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

Conservation: What are the fish telling us?

Salmon, often known as the King of Fish, was once one of the most abundant creatures in the sea, dominating the waters in the northern hemisphere. [...]

October 30, 2015 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Science, Slide

Science: The first genetically engineered fish is here, but is that good?

AquAdvantage® Salmon contain genes from an unrelated King Salmon, the largest of the Pacific salmon, and distinctive genetic material from an eel-like ocean pout [...]

January 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Science, Slide

Science: Idaho salmon successfully regaining fitness advantage

Endangered Snake River sockeye salmon are returning as adults at a much higher rate than others released from hatcheries, according to a newly published analysis. [...]

December 4, 2014 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Science, Slide

Science: Mote Marine’s aquaponic fish & veggies worth their salt

Mote Marine launched a pioneering project this fall to advance marine aquaponics: farming seafood while using the wastewater to fertilize salt-loving crops. [...]

December 1, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Science, Slide