Monthly Archives: March 2012

Public land … your land

I grew up in Colorado. And even now that I live in Idaho (which is today what Colorado was like when I was a kid), I consider Colorado “home.” As a kid, my grandfathers trucked me, my brothers and my … Continue reading

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Did you see the nightly news last night?  The story about the soldier returning home from Afghanistan being embraced by a grateful family at the airport.  Did you see the bystanders offering a well deserved round of applause? Well, it … Continue reading

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Cool name, cool pics: Copi Vojta tops Surface Film

I am not sure if Copi plied Surface Film II show goers with Upslope beer, or if it was always his plan to whet people’s appetite with Leap, Son at last year’s show (see below), but I was sold, literally, … Continue reading

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San Juan Wilderness Bill gains support in Senate hearings

One of the core goals of the Sportsmen’s Conservation Project, from its inception nearly a decade ago, was to counter some of the standard arguments that were so often stalling and then killing new wilderness proposals brought before Congress, despite the myriad benefits … Continue reading

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Would hot weather kill the mood for you?

TU’s Senior Scientist Jack Williams was quoted in a proprietary news article today (you can read the whole thing at eenews.net/climate, but you’ll have sign up for an account) that documented brook trout in the Adirondaks opting not spawn in … Continue reading

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Salmon in the Trees Exhibit to be Installed in Wrangell, AK

  Photographer Amy Gulick will install a permanent version of her exhibit Salmon in the Trees in Wrangell, Alaska, in May. Salmon in the Trees tells the remarkable story of the Tongass rain forest of Southeast Alaska. Fringing the coastal panhandle … Continue reading

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Book a fishing trip by March 30th. Help protect world-class rivers.

In case you missed it earlier…you can help protect some of the best fishing rivers on the planet by simply booking a fishing trip.   Alaska Fly Out and Trout Unlimited’s Save Bristol Bay campaign have teamed up and if you … Continue reading

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VSP Dinner – A Celebration of Heroes

The second annual Veterans Service Program dinner was held on March 1st at the offices of Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC and the evening was spectacular. From the presentation of the colors and a beautiful rendition of our national … Continue reading

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Road Trip!

Jackson, Laramie, Cheyenne and Casper. Fort Collins, Logan, Park City and Durango. It’s an itinerary worthy of the best spur-of-the-moment summer fishing tour of the intermountain West, but the search this time is not for trout, but for trout anglers. … Continue reading

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That giant sucking sound. . .

Hear that giant sucking sound? It’s the sound of Front Range water diversions sucking the life out of the Upper Colorado River and mountain communities like Fraser on Colorado’s western slope. TU is alerting Denver residents to this threat (and … Continue reading

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