Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "dams" Tag

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

Fly fishing at night

If you fly fish at night, there is one thing that you would never want to leave home without, a friend. And at least one of you needs to be very familiar with the coordinates. [...]

September 13, 2019 Fly Fishing, Night fishing, RECENT, 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

Remove no longer useful dams, clean up the water and the fish will come

American River offers so many ways you can get involved with helping to protect and restore our nation's rivers. [...]

July 22, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Rivers & Dams, Slide

It just might be that salmon & honesty are equally important

Salmon are as vital to America's future as is honesty. We should relearn how to respect and support things of such value. [...]

April 10, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

2019: International Year of the Salmon

2019 is the International Year of the Salmon. Someday, we may have salmon throughout New England again. [...]

December 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Maine could magnify its allure by removing more dams

If you Google fly fishing, Maine - blogs will pop up, and you'll find the Hatfield and McCoys are really from Maine. Plenty of blame cards in that deck. [...]

August 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Salmon are booming in Oregon’s Rogue River

Obsolete dam removals have proven to be the salvation of rivers and the return of native fish, and an economic boost to the surrounding area. [...]

July 18, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: May 18 – May 24, 2018

Catch this weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

May 25, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Dams, fish, and our participation does matter

Tens of thousands of small dams—most of them small concrete or earthen dams—fragment rivers and streams, block fish passage and impair water quality. [...]

May 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide