2006 Ocean Salmon Season Stays Open in California

For Immediate Release ASA - Gordon Robertson, 703-519-9691, [email protected] ASA Northern Calif. - Dick Pool, 925-825-8560, [email protected] Coastside Fishing Club - Bob Franco, 650-726-1666, [email protected] Anglers'

Madam Secretary. How could you?

My response to Secretary Norton follows her press release below: For Immediate Release Contact: Hugh Vickery March 23, 2006 202-208-6416 NORTON NAMES 12 TO NEW SPORTING CONSERVATION COUNCIL; WILL ADVISE INTERIOR ON HUNTING, WILDLIFE RESOURCE ISSUES (COLUMBUS,

Hunting Bears With Bait

Bad News Bear Hunters How can there be a "thrill of the chase" when there's no chase? By Ted Williams If animal rights outfits were to design a scheme for depicting hunters as stupid, lazy, and cruel, they couldn't come up with anything more effective

Natural Allies

Natural Allies From Sierra Sept.-Oct. 1996 If only hunters, anglers, and environmentalists would stop taking potshots at each other, they'd be an invincible force for wildlands protection. by Ted Williams Every spring, when cowslips blaze yellow in Meadow Brook

What You Can See on March 13

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Muskrat Love In every contiguous state and north to Arctic tundra, muskrats

Trout Control

The piece below (in text) appeared a while ago in FLY ROD & REEL and elicited an incredible quantity of bile on our old conservation page. For my part, I was particularly impressed with Trout Unlimited's stand on "trout control." I was also

TRCP, Labor Unions Urge Leaders to Heal Habitat While Healing Economy

Conservationists advocate plan for improving natural resources, job market via stimulus package

WASHINGTON – In a joint letter, the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership today called on Senate leaders to swiftly pass

State of Our Trout

State of Our Trout

By Ted Williams

Part I

All across our nation, but especially in the West, unique species and subspecies of trout are in desperate trouble. Remnant populations hang on mostly in headwaters where natural barriers protect them from competition, predation and introgression

Red Drum and Striped Bass Gamefish Status

Alexandria, VA – October 17, 2008 – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NFMS) announced in the October 17, 2008, Federal Register that the requirements set by Executive Order 13449 which established striped bass and red

Three Miles of Dead Stripers

John Pappalardo, Chairman
New England Fishery Management Council
50 Water Street, Mill #2
Newburyport, MA 01950

October 7, 2008

Dear Mr. Pappalardo,

Since October 1 I have been fishing in the Closed Area I Hook Gear Haddock SAP (CAI
SAP). During my last trip (October