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Proposed Nickel mine in headwaters of Smith River

Looks like we might have another battle on our hands as a British company is looking to put in a nickel mine on the headwaters of Baldface Creek a major tributary to the North Fork Smith River. Please read….. http://www.sfgate.com/science/article/Proposed-mine-by-wild-Smith-River-roils-Del-Norte-5451373.php#photo-6250780Continue reading

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Steelhead in the State of Jefferson

In 1941 Port Orford mayor, Gilbert Gable announced the intention of Oregon counties Curry, Josephine, Jackson, and Klamath would join California counties of Del Norte, Siskiyou, and Modoc to form a new proposed state called Jefferson. Jefferson would have been … Continue reading

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Airflo’s New Rage Compact

Thanks to the good folks at Rajeff Sports, I have been playing around with Airflo’s new Rage Compact lines. The new Rage Compact is a full floating skagit head that seems to be more of a cross between Scandi and … Continue reading

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Sandy River hatchery jumps to center of Northwest’s salmon debate

This just out of Oregon. Native Fish Society and Pacific Rivers Council file a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration over the hatchery’s impacts on wild … Continue reading

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Sandy River guides speak out for wild fish

This linked over from Horatio on facebook. An important read about trying to save Sandy River steelhead. Anyone who has fished the Sandy know how special of a river it is along with its fish. Read on… Wild fish, Sustainable … Continue reading

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