In the News...

The "In the News" section covers recent news on conservation related matters as well as significant other announcements related to fly fishing. 

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Jennifer Browning & Tom Rudolph/PEW Trusts

May 3, 2021

Bipartisan legislation safeguards coastal communities, and fishing and tourism industries, from threats of extractive industry

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by Blane Chocklett/Scientific Anglers

May 3, 2021

Entomologists and anglers across a big swath of the central-eastern U.S. are eagerly anticipating and unique event that will be starting soon.  Last seen in 2004, this is the emergence of the “17 Year Locust”, which are actually a species of cicada.  Brood X, is one of 15 periodical cicada broods that appear in the eastern U.S.  These occur at both 13 and 17-year intervals.  Specifically, this is the Great Eastern Brood and has the greatest range and highest concentration of the 17-year species.

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By Jeff Goldman | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

May 3, 2021

About 100 fishermen in the New Jersey region were cited last week for violating state regulations on striped bass, officials said.

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California Trout

May 1, 2021

It takes a long time to remove four large dams from a river. To simplify more than 20 years of effort risks glossing over fish kills, cultural injustices to tribal nations, water shut offs, lawsuits, hours spent in windowless hotel conference rooms, stacks of reports and data and corporate indifference...


But in November 2020, the moment arrived when PacifiCorp (and its owner Berkshire Hathaway) agreed to the full terms of dam removal on the Klamath River—the largest dam removal project in United States history.