Monthly Archives: August 2010

Show us your fly-fishing ink

In the fall 2010 issue of TROUT we have a story about Stefan McLeod who is standing up for the Paiute cutthroat, one of the rarest trout in North America. There is more to McLeod than his fishing talents and … Continue reading

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Didymo and TU in the New York Times

Today’s New York Times story on invasive species, felt soles and didymo, features TU’s senior scientist, Jack Williams, and targets fly fishermen as some of the biggest offenders in the transport of aquatic invasive species. It’s not news to most … Continue reading

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TU and Orvis Wrap Up Free Fly-Fishing Classes

Last month, TU and Orvis teamed up to introduce thousands of new anglers to fly fishing through free fly-fishing classes every weekend in July. All told, 2,700 people—kids and adults alike—attended classes at over 100 Orvis retail stores and dealers … Continue reading

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Author Paul Greenberg Speaks Out About Pebble

Paul Greenberg’s new book, “Four Fish: The Future of Last Wild Food,” is a must-read for anyone interested in wild salmon, or, as the title indicates, the future of fish and other wild food in general. The book garnered a … Continue reading

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Pebble Pedalers Reach Peru

A little over a year ago the Pebble Pedalers, a two-man team of conservation-minded cyclists left Alaska on a  17,000-mile journey to raise awareness of and garner support for protecting the Bristol Bay watershed from the  proposed Pebble copper and … Continue reading

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