Category Archives: Alaska

TU Alaska, Bristol Bay, Pacific Salmon

Hooked, finally

  (King Salmon, Alaska) – Day three of the Project Healing Waters Alaska trip to Bristol Bay began at 5:30 a.m. yesterday with a hearty breakfast at Alaska Sportsman’s Bear Trail Lodge, and the knowledge this would be the last … Continue reading

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Landing kings on the Naknek

(King Salmon, Alaska) – We’re just finishing up Day 2 of a three-day, three-night trip to Bristol Bay with Project Healing Waters Alaska. Showers are being taken and appetizers are on the way. The aroma wafting from the kitchen suggests … Continue reading

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Women Military Head to Bristol Bay on Project Healing Waters Trip

It’s common these days to hear about groups of service members or veterans heading off to sport fish on trips sponsored by the non-profit Project Healing Waters and partner organizations, including Trout Unlimited. But the trips are usually comprised mostly … Continue reading

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Tongass 77: Saving the Salmon Forest

More than 230 scientists have delivered a message to Congress: it’s time to step up to the plate and do more to protect America’s salmon forest. Among them is Jack Williams, Trout Unlimited’s senior scientist. In this blog post, Jack … Continue reading

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Congress and the Tongass

A group of Alaska and Pacific Northwest residents – mostly commercial and sport fishermen, along with charter operators and guides, — are speaking out in Washington, D.C., this week on behalf of wild Alaska salmon from the Tongass National Forest. … Continue reading

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Spoiled forever…

Take a look at this newly released 5 minute video from Trout Unlimited’s Save Bristol Bay program and Alaska Fly Out Media.  With breathtaking scenery and some fish-of-a-lifetime moments you’ll see why Bristol Bay is so special and why its … Continue reading

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Farmed salmon? No thanks …

I got a kick out of Greg Thomas’ blog post today about his experience in a Denver seafood joint he visited during the International Sportsmen’s Expo last week. Greg asked the server at the restaurant whether the establishment’s salmon was … Continue reading

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Alaska fishing at its finest

One of the greatest things about fishing is the people you meet. Now, don’t get me wrong – I don’t need to meet a lot of people while I’m fishing. I go to a lot of trouble to be in … Continue reading

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Good Sam guidance makes fixing past mistakes a whole lot easier

Something big happened in Washington this week, and maybe, because of it, waters I couldn’t fish as a kid will be cleansed and restored so my own kids will have a chance to enjoy something I couldn’t. On Wednesday, the … Continue reading

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A Down Payment

We all have one.  That little place in our heart that we escape to, the place hold close to our soul and dream about when life gets a little too crazy.  When you find yourself with too many deadlines and … Continue reading

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