Monthly Archives: May 2010

Forest Service Shifts Direction on Tongass Logging

Trout Unlimited Alaska today welcomed an announcement by the U.S. Forest Service that the federal agency is shifting logging in the Tongass National Forest from old-growth stands to forested areas that have already been harvested and cut with roads. At … Continue reading

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TU Alaska Helps Sponsors Book Tour for Red Summer

Red Summer, a book about Bristol Bay commercial fishing by author and filmmaker, Bill Carter, is being re-released in June. Trout Unlimited Alaska is helping sponsor Carter’s book tour on the West Coast. Set in the Alaska Native village of … Continue reading

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TU members respond to Alpine Triangle critics

TU’s proposal that local residents in southwest Colorado consider additional protections for the scenic, high-altitude public land known as the Alpine Triangle has been welcome in both Ouray and Hinsdale Counties. Not so in San Juan County, where citizens interested … Continue reading

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TU Alaska Trains Bristol Bay Youth For Careers As Fly Fishing Guides

Have you ever dreamed of learning to fly fish and then taking it to the next level and actually making a career out of it? If you’re between 15 and 22 years of age and live in Bristol Bay, listen … Continue reading

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On the Rise TV Show Guest Lands Probable World-Record Trout

It’s a fish story about the one that didn’t get away, and you can see it this week on Trout Unlimited: On the Rise, airing exclusively on Sportsman Channel. During filming of the episode earlier this year on Nevada’s Pyramid … Continue reading

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Good Fishing in the Adirondacks in third edition

“Good Fishing in the Adirondacks” has just been released in an overhauled third edition. Using information from  local guides, outfitters, outdoor writers and Trout Unlimited members from each section of northern New York, the book has lots of maps, photos … Continue reading

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A new model for water planning in West?

This is great news: after months of behind-the-scenes talks with Trout Unlimited and other groups, the state of Idaho and Bureau of Reclamation have decided to broaden the study of rebuilding Teton Dam to also include water solutions such as conservation … Continue reading

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Trout in the Classroom, Illustrated

Thousands of Trout Unlimited volunteers across the country can attest to the fact that Trout in the Classroom basically sells itself. Kids love it, teachers love it and conservationists love it. TIC is an educational program that provides tanks, lesson … Continue reading

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Unions join sportsmen in support of oil and gas lease reform

Labor unions in Wyoming–many of them representing oil and gas field workers–have joined Cowboy State hunters and anglers in supporting the Bureau of Land Management’s common-sense reforms when it comes to leasing public lands for oil and gas extraction. While … Continue reading

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Threatened Koktuli River in Alaska Deserves Protection

Some places deserve special protection based on their remoteness and remarkable qualities; the Koktuli River in  Southwest Alaska is among these places. The salmon-rich Koktuli is a headwater river that feeds Bristol Bay. It also flows near the Pebble copper … Continue reading

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