Category Archives: Conservation

Wild fish, Habitat, it all makes a difference…

Check out Shane Anderson’s short piece on the Montana story and why they now have some of the best wild trout fishing in the world!  

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Save Wild Umpqua Steelhead!

Received a text from my good buddy Rich Zellman yesterday telling me the state is thinking about opening up a kill fishery on wild steelhead in the Umpqua. Read below his note and please write a letter to the state. … Continue reading

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Kings on the run….

Here are some pics from the last little bump of water. Amazing how the increase in only 100 cfs of water will trigger anadromous fish to move upriver…..going, going, gone!

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Documentary on the removal of the Elwah Dams

Found this over at Moldy Chum. This is an interesting documentary on the removal of the Elwah dams on Washington’s Olympic Penninula. The first dam has been removed and the upper dam is currently in the removal process in hope … Continue reading

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18 Wild Garcia River Steelhead found in Freezer during Pot bust

Mendocino and Humboldt counties are highly known for their steelhead fishing and Marijuana. During a local put bust in Mendocino county near the Garcia River, game wardens found 18 dead wild Steelhead and 56 Ducks in a freezer. Seeing that … Continue reading

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Huge Salmon returns expected on Klamath/Sac in 2012

From the San Francisco Chronicle…. The council’s experts said there are 820,000 chinook in the ocean now preparing to return to the Sacramento River system to lay eggs next fall. Another 1.6 million chinook from the Klamath River are out … Continue reading

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The Grab

This past fall I have been working with Jeremy Quinlan of Weight Forward Films on filming a movie called The Grab. The film should debut next fall. Check out the trailer and make sure to watch it in 720p.

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Klamath Dam Removal Legislation

Here’s some more news on the Klamath Dam removal front. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Congressman Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, jointly introduced the Klamath Basin Economic Restoration Act in the Senate and House today. The legislation would implement a plan, … Continue reading

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Nature: Salmon Running the Gauntlet

PBS has a great show called Nature and last week the feature was on Salmon in the Columbia River system. The focus of the show talks about the decline of Salmonids, mainly due to Columbia River dams and hatcheries. It … Continue reading

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Rob Russell speaks on behalf of Wild Fish on NW Outdoor Adventures radio show

Saw this link over on Spencer Miles blog, Whitefish Can’t Jump. Rob Russell, NFS river steward speaks on behalf of wild fish and the need to eliminate hatchery practices, specifically on the Sandy River. Rob’s segment is the first 19 … Continue reading

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