Alaska Fish Board to Consider Expanding Felt Sole Ban

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(Credit: Michael Penn, Juneau Empire)

Trout Unlimited is leading efforts in Alaska to ban felt-sole wading shoes to cut down on communicable fish diseases from spreading into the state’s largely pristine waters. A ban in Southeast Alaska takes effect next year and TU is encouraging the Alaska Board of Fisheries to extend it statewide at its next meeting in March. Read more:


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