Fly Fishing Rendezvous May 20-21 in Golden, Colorado

    If you want to start thinking like a fish and fishing like a pro, the Fly Fishing Rendezvous happening May 20-21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden Colorado is a must visit event! There will be more than 30 hours of classes and clinics from the region’s best instructors, authors and fly tyers, including Phil Iwane and Rick Tackahashi. You can check out the full vendor and class line-up and purchase your tickets online at: www.flyfishingrendezvous.com. The Fly Fishing Rendezvous has partnered with Colorado Trout Unlimited and Project Healing Waters to highlight and support the vital work … Continue reading Fly Fishing Rendezvous May 20-21 in Golden, Colorado

Utah Offers Ice Seminar and Outing Jan 13-14

You can learn how to catch fish through the ice at Scofield Reservoir and other waters in southeastern Utah by attending the free seminar. Photo by Derek Elverud Learn how to ice fish, then go fishing Ice fishing seminar and outing offered Jan. 13 and 14 Price — Would you like to give ice fishing a try, but you’re not sure how to get started? You can learn the basics at a free ice fishing seminar on Jan. 13. Then, the day after the seminar, you can try your newly learned skills during a fishing trip to a local reservoir. … Continue reading Utah Offers Ice Seminar and Outing Jan 13-14

Generic American Browns By Len Harris 6-25-2016

Generic American Browns        The first introductions into the U.S. started in 1883.  Brown trout eggs from a Baron Lucius von Behr, president of thGerman Fishing Society. The von Behr brown trout came from both mountain streams and large lakes in the Black Forest region of Germany.  Additional shipments of “von Behr” brown trout eggs arrived in 1884. In 1885,Brown trout eggs from Loch Leven Scotland arrived shortly thereafter. These “Loch Leven” brown trout were distributed to the same hatcheries as the von Behr strain browns. Over the next few years, additional eggs from Scotland, England, and Germany were shipped to … Continue reading Generic American Browns By Len Harris 6-25-2016

Media Advisory: Teleconference TODAY with Sportsmen on Federal Lands Transfers 3-24-2015

  Media Advisory March 24, 2015 Contact: Katie McKalip, 406-240-9262, mckalip@backcountryhunters.org   Teleconference TODAY at NOON EDT: Sportsmen Go to Washington, D.C., to Rally Against  Sale or Transfer of Federal Public Lands    To join the call, dial 800-311-9403 and enter pass code 175716   WASHINGTON – As House and Senate Republicans prepare to debate their Fiscal Year 2016 budget priorities, sportsmen remain on guard against proposals that would transfer or sell federal public lands to state ownership, proposals that would mirror misguided efforts currently underway in numerous Western states.   State ownership of federal public lands could result in … Continue reading Media Advisory: Teleconference TODAY with Sportsmen on Federal Lands Transfers 3-24-2015

SAA Newsletter 3-9-2015

Hunters and anglers working together to preserve fish and game habitats and hunting and fishing opportunities on our public lands in Alaska. Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska March 9, 2015 Newsletter Welcome to a special edition of the SAA News. This will be light on traditional news as it’s been only three weeks since the February news. There’s one important headline story and some fantastic offers to help the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska continue fighting for protection of fish and game habitat in the Great Land. You’ll find incredible deals on fishing trips, great gear on the just-launched SAA online auction, … Continue reading SAA Newsletter 3-9-2015

Idaho Sportsmen Rally Against Transfer, Sale of Public Lands 2-12-2015

News for Immediate Release Feb. 12, 2015 Idaho Sportsmen Rally Against Transfer, Sale of Public Lands Hunters and anglers gather at Idaho Capitol to protest state-based efforts to take control of federal public lands located in Idaho BOISE, Idaho – Sportsmen and -women from across Idaho are uniting on the steps of the Idaho Capitol this afternoon to protest efforts by members of the Idaho legislature to take control of federally managed public lands located within the state’s borders.Efforts by the Idaho legislature to transfer to state ownership of up to 34 million acres of federal public lands mirror activities … Continue reading Idaho Sportsmen Rally Against Transfer, Sale of Public Lands 2-12-2015

Media Advisory: Tuesday Teleconference: 16 Sportsmen’s Groups Release Report on Land and Water Conservation Fund 8-29-2014

Tuesday Teleconference: Leading Sportsmen’s Groups Release Report Calling for Full Funding of Land and Water Conservation Fund A key tool for conserving fish and wildlife and improving sportsmen’s access, the federal fund is perenially shortchanged by Congress WASHINGTON – Sixteen of the nation’s foremost hunting and fishing conservation organizations are calling on Congress to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a critical tool for conserving valuable fish and wildlife habitat and improving public access for hunting and fishing.On Tuesday, Sept. 2, the eve of the LWCF’s 50th anniversary, the sportsmen will release a report that details the importance … Continue reading Media Advisory: Tuesday Teleconference: 16 Sportsmen’s Groups Release Report on Land and Water Conservation Fund 8-29-2014

Orvis Announces Grant Recipients to Protect Nature 1-23-2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orvis Announces Four Recipients of 2014 Orvis Customer Matching Grants to Protect Nature Manchester, VT (January 23, 2014) – The Orvis Company, Inc. of Manchester, VT announced the four recipients of its annual Customer Matching Grant program.  Targeted to raise $360,000 or more, these grants are the cornerstone of Orvis’s annual commitment of 5% of its pre-tax profits to protecting nature. In total, Orvis will raise and contribute more than $1 million to conservation initiatives in 2014. Orvis has awarded cash grants—to match its customers’ contributions up to equal amounts—to the following organizations: Trout Unlimited, to continue … Continue reading Orvis Announces Grant Recipients to Protect Nature 1-23-2014

Bass Pro Shops Opens New Store with Evening for Conservation and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony 10-14-2013

  Bass Pro Shops opens new store with Evening for Conservation and ribbon-cutting ceremony Local conservation groups to benefit from Bass Pro Shops Port St. Lucie Sportsman’s Center opening. What: Special Evening for Conservation and ribbon-cutting ceremony at Bass Pro Shops Sportsman’s Center in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Who: Officials scheduled to attend include Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops Director of Conservation Martin Mac Donald, Port St. Lucie Mayor JoAnn Faiella, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Executive Director Nick Wiley, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Chairman Richard “Dick” Corbett, Bass Pro Shops Store Manager … Continue reading Bass Pro Shops Opens New Store with Evening for Conservation and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony 10-14-2013