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Steelhead listing means chance to recover irreplaceable Northwest icon

May 7, 2007 Statement by Rob Masonis, Northwest regional director, American Rivers Contact: Rob Masonis, 206-213-0330 x12 Amy Kober, 206-213-0330 x23 Seattle -- American Rivers praised today's determination by NOAA Fisheries that Puget Sound steelhead

Robbed by Rats

You're losing more than money when you have to pay to fish public water Robbed by RAT's By Ted Williams It sounded okay when Congress authorized it in 1996. The few sportsmen and environmentalists who even noticed vacillated between disinterest and mild approval.

17 Eastern States Announce Coordinated Strategy for Brook Trout Conservation

Unprecedented New Plan Sets Firm Targets for 2025 WASHINGTON - The future of the East's premier native trout is looking up, thanks to a coalition of state and federal agencies, academic institutions and conservation organizations. The Eastern Brook

Coalition Releases Blueprint for Growing Conservation

Report highlights consensus priorities of leading hunting, fishing and conservation organizations for 2007 Farm Bill; groups call for robust fish and wildlife funding WASHINGTON - The Agriculture and Wildlife Working Group (AWWG) of the Theodore Roosevelt

Water Withdrawals Threaten New England Streams

New Report Lays Out Policy Solutions Washington, D.C. - As the legislatures in the New England states prepare for their upcoming sessions, Trout Unlimited today issued a report that highlights a topic high on the legislative agendas: depletion of regional

Striper Letter

Stripers Forever members - Yesterday, Stripers Forever mailed the following letter to nearly 50 Maryland policy makers. Recipients include the Governor, House and Senate leadership, Department of Natural Resources committee members, fisheries management officials,

Sport Fishing Industry Leaders Blast Pebble Mine Proposal

Full-Page Ads in Fish Alaska and Fly Fisherman Magazines Urge Governor-Elect Palin To Protect Bristol Bay Watershed CONTACTS: Tim Bristol, Trout Unlimited (907) 321-3291 Robert Ramsay, American Fly Fishing Trade Association, (706) 355-3804 Jim Bartschi, Scott

Great Splake Editorial

An eloquent and powerful statement on splake by my friend, former director of Maine Rivers Naomi Schalit and now New England's top editorial writer. Sunday, July 2, 2006 Maine doesn't need splake Copyright © 2006 Blethen Maine Newspapers Inc. You'd

Bush Motives?

Yesterday President bush proclaimed the creation of a new Marine National Monument and I suggested that perhaps there was a hook. A response posted to a listserv by fisheries expert Paul Koberstein said: "You are totally wrong, Scott." And so I dug deeper. The

Salmon of the St. Lawrence Lakes

Salmon of the St. Lawrence Lakes by Ted Williams "Landlocks" weren't always those slender, dainty fish that snatch Gray Ghosts from prop wash or bend alder reflections as they sip dry flies. The extinct races of Atlantic salmon that inhabited