Update from Idaho’s Upper Salmon River

In Idaho by Dwayne MeadowsLeave a Comment

By Matt Green – Upper Salmon Project Manager This spring we put the finishing touches on the Mill Creek Reconnect Project in the upper Pahsimeroi Valley. As often happens within the TU community, a group of hard working volunteers planted over 1,000 potted plants along the newly constructed Mill Creek channel. Mill Creek is now connected to Big Creek for …

The Russian River, Drought, Fish and Wine

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By Sam Davidson It’s tough times in California right now, water-wise. The Golden State is more like the Vermilion State – that being the color of extreme (or even exceptional) drought conditions in much of the state, in maps such as this. California’s salmon, steelhead, and trout are suffering as much or more than any other aquatic species in the current …

Steelhead Science for Anglers: Why you should go

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  By Tracy Pennel A few weeks back on the campus of the University of Washington, Trout Unlimited’s Wild Steelhead Initiative brought together scientists, conservationists, and anglers alike for a workshop exploring the current state and restoration potential of wild steelhead.  As a novice steelhead angler and young professional in the world of fisheries, I was glad to participate in …

Steelhead Science for Anglers: Corvallis

In Oregon by Shauna SherardLeave a Comment

  The primary objective of the workshop is to inform anglers about the state of the science regarding steelhead issues most relevant to their angling opportunity and experience, and to provide an opportunity for anglers to share their insights with, and ask questions of the scientists. We have selected some of the very best scientists to present because they are …

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Frank and I

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By Dean Finnerty I met Frank Moore fifteen years ago.  I had a booth at the Roseburg, Oregon Sportsmen Show to promote my guide business.  At the time, my two older sons were 8 and 6 years old and they were learning to fly fish and tie their own flies.  In front of our booth was an indoor fly casting …