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Thursday
Nov202014

TAKE ACTION - Prevent the collapse and ESA listing of wild steelhead on Washington's Olympic Peninsula

 

Here's your chance to make a strong statement on behalf of the wild native steelhead on the OP.

It will only take a second for you to send a message to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee urging him to prevent the collapse of wild native steelhead on the Olympic Peninsula.

Sign the petition and help the spread the word.

Just do it!

Wednesday
Nov192014

Proper tools for a cold day on the river

 

A photo posted by Brian Bennett (@moldychum) on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:46pm PST

 

Spent a very frigid day recently on the Klickitat chasing steelhead with the crew from Troutwater. The contents of the Stanley stayed hot all day despite the Elsa treatment.

Wednesday
Nov192014

The Dirtbag Diaries - What You're Handed

Regardless of how you choose to play outside, if someone gets hurt in the mountains, the first step on the checklist remains the same: “scene safety”--you make sure that whatever hurt your buddy isn’t going to hurt you too. But there’s no checklist for emotional safety when things go wrong.

Wednesday
Nov192014

Co2ld Waters - Official Trailer

The new Conservation Hawks movie CO2LD WATERS stars Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia, Steve Hemkens of Orvis, Tim Romano of Angling Trade, and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks. The film, which was shot on O’Dell Creek near Ennis, Montana and produced by Jeremy Roberts of Conservation Media, looks at the single biggest threat to the future of angling: Climate Change.

Wednesday
Nov192014

Fighting Against the Current: Keeping Steelhead in Morro Bay 

Each year, local steelhead make the journey from fresh to saltwater by means of the Morro Bay Estuary. But over the past several decades, their population numbers have been steadily declining. Check out our video to learn more about this awesome fish and find out what you can do to help conserve water and ensure this species remains safe in Morro Bay!

Wednesday
Nov192014

Salt-Water Fish Extinction Seen By 2048

The apocalypse has a new date: 2048.

That's when the world's oceans will be empty of fish, predicts an international team of ecologists and economists. The cause: the disappearance of species due to overfishing, pollution, habitat loss, and climate change.

LINK (via: CBS News)