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Tuesday
Apr192011

Permit Insanity

Tuesday
Apr192011

April Slab of the Month Entry: Bulltastic

Brendan Huerta took a break from the day to day at the shop to hit a local favorite bucket.  Not a bad decision Brendan.

Tuesday
Apr192011

Hey, get the F off my land

Ever get into a disput with the grumpy farmer over trespassing and right to river wading access?  Well, like many, Amber and Brendan did. And they wrote about it here

Tuesday
Apr192011

To Save Sawfish

Monday
Apr182011

It's All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye

Yesterday at the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club post Spey-O-Rama.

Monday
Apr182011

Research Indicates Wild Fish Conservation Best Served By Minimizing Wild/Hatchery Interactions  

An exhaustive look at available data for 89 populations of chinook and coho salmon and steelhead shows that productivity in the wild shrinks in direct proportion with increases in the percentage of hatchery fish that join wild fish on the spawning grounds.

LINK (Via:CBBulletin)

Meanwhile the debate continues.

After more than three decades of hatchery debate, Pacific Rivers Council and the Native Fish Society upped the ante this week by singling out the Sandy River Hatchery.

The groups filed 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 fish and delays in reviewing those impacts.

LINK (Via: Oregon Live)

Sandy River Guides Ken Anderson, Jad Donaldson, Jeff Hickman, Tom Larimer, Mia Pringle, Marty Sheppard, Marcy Stone and Cullen Wisenhunt spell it out in this guest editorial.