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Habitat Protection Vital To Native Trout

News that lineages of Colorado's native cutthroat trout historically occupied different waters than was previously thought, and that genetically pure native greenback cutthroat trout only persist in one small Arkansas River tributary, highlights the importance of habitat protection when it comes to native trout persistence in the state, according to David Nickum, executive director of Colorado Trout Unlimited ... Full story

Hardy and Greys Up For Sale

In an exclusive interview with the UK-based fishing trade magazine Angling International, Ken Brewster, the Commercial Director of Hardy & Greys has explained why the company is being put up for sale. Meanwhile business continues as usual at this iconic British brand based in Alnwick in the North-East of England. ... Full story

ISER Researcher Criticizes Pebble Data, Shively Shrugs Off Concerns of Hunters and Sport Fishermen

ANCHORAGE – Week 2 of the Keystone Center’s process on Pebble Mine wrapped up last Friday in Anchorage, capped by an incisive appraisal from a researcher at the well-respected UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research. ... Full story

2012 Sportfishing Summit Brings Industry Leaders Together

Recreational fishing is up 11 percent which bodes well for the industry. ... Full story

Casting for Recovery Partners with World Fishing Network

Casting for Recovery is proud to announce that in its mission to improve the quality of life for breast cancer survivors it has partnered with WFN: World Fishing Network, the leading entertainment, destination, and digital resource for 46 million anglers throughout North America. ... Full story

Orvis, TU Begin Project to Open 1,000 Miles of New Trout Water Over Next Decade

Orvis and Trout Unlimited this week announced the first two streams that will be improved to allow better passage for wild and native trout as part of the new Orvis/Trout Unlimited “1,000 Miles Campaign.” ... Full story

Another Fish Barrier Removed

Black River Tributary: State replaces culvert with bridge to aid path for salmon, trout in Olympia - Washington. ... Full story

Alaska Hosts Fisheries Workshops and Conference

During the week of October 22, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge will receive an influx of fisheries professionals and stakeholders from around the state. Many of these visitors will be attending both the Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society annual conference and one of several annual Fish Passage Workshops offered jointly by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Alaska Department of Fish and Game. ... Full story

Biscayne Bay Access Concerns Raised Again

National Park Service and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Take Steps to Resolve Access to Biscayne National Park. Recreational boating and fishing community guardedly optimistic but firm on need for General Management Plan changes . ... Full story