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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

1 Million-Plus Acres in Wyoming Comprise TRCP Protests

Sportsmen’s group supports responsible fish and game management in its challenge of
federal resource management plan and energy lease sale

WASHINGTON – With its goal the responsible development of public-lands energy resources, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

ATLANTIC HERRING LANDING RESTRICTED

DURHAM, N.H. -- New Hampshire Fish and Game's Marine Fisheries Division today announced that commercial harvesters will be prohibited from landing Atlantic herring from Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Management Area 1A (located in the western half of the Gulf of Maine) from 12:01 a.m.

Striper Concerns

by Capt. John McMurray

If you’re an avid striper guy (my guess is you are if you are reading this) then by now I’ll bet you’ve seen the ASMFC press release regarding the new reference points for the striped bass fishery. If not, you can find it here: http://reel-time.com/forum/showthread.php?t=64183

Maine Governor Fighting Salmon Recovery

How discouraging to see the Governor of Maine, who just bowed and scraped for the voices of ignorance and superstition who are lobbying to keep native alewives out of their biggest sanctuary anywhere, still fighting the recovery of Atlantic salmon. Maine says it wants to be an “equal partner,”