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How could protecting Alaska’s salmon become a vote against something?

Alaska in the news: its fantastical landscapes, wildness, fisheries abundance commercially and outdoors folks’ abundant choices of game fish. Let’s keep it that way. [...]

July 17, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Public Lands, 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

Alaska and voles – mousing your way to victory

Funny, but even where mice are not prevalent, the pattern of a mouse, vole, or shrew will draw fire from trouts - and big ones. [...]

July 9, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide, Tips & Tactics, Videos

Kill Pebble Mine, not the world’s most robust salmon fishery

Pink salmon are different from all other salmon species. Their life is just two years long, from egg to death after spawning. [...]

July 8, 2019 Alaska, Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Put politics aside. We need to stand against an unprincipled act

There are appropriate places to mine but the home of the largest sockeye salmon run in the world is absolutely godawful. [...]

May 28, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Opinion: As Alaskans consider Pebble Mine, a cautionary tale from Montana

The Berkeley Pit is full of highly contaminated water, containing copper, arsenic and other heavy metals that leach out of the rock. [...]

May 22, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Dave Whitlock’s Deer Hair Mouse Rat

The original Mouse Rat was tied with shammy/leather for the tail and the ears. I actually prefer to use foam for the tail and ears. [...]

January 24, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in the crosshairs

The Izembek road would set a precedent that threatens all wilderness areas and undermines bedrock environmental and conservation laws. [...]

January 23, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

The Case Against the Pebble Mine—“Not Now, Not Ever”

Joel Reynolds' take on Pebble Mine as one of the most reckless, widely-opposed development projects anywhere in the world today. [...]

December 4, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Conscientious conservatives have a thinking underground RR

The radical belief that science and government regulations are all negative impacts on American life is challenging rational thinking. [...]

October 9, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide