After years of political disputes, Congressional Hearings, sky-rocketing public opposition, and court cases, the Trump administration is officially removing protections for the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest. Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, and it has been a political football for decades. Today, President Trump exempted the Tongass National Forest from its Roadless Rule protections, opening up 9.3 million… Read More »President Trump Removes Environmental Protections in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest
Took a drive up river to Finn Rock yesterday. I prepared for the worst, and sadly, it was beyond what I expected. The road crews are faced with the daunting task of road clearance of many obstructions. Power lines are … Continue reading →
Longtime readers might remember almost two years ago, that I did a podcast interview with Jeff Troutman of Remote. No Pressure. and was invited back to ramble on some more about everything from my Friday night (home alone) reverse sear ribeye on the Traeger, gin and ginger beer in the cup, fiberglass fly rods, Beaver Island, more on fiberglass fly rods, and who knows what… Read More »REMOTE. NO PRESSURE. – The Second Interview…
It’s that time of year when the biggest and meanest brown trout start chasing big streamers. Drew Price, via the Orvis Fly Fishing Blog, recently wrote this article on 10 tips you can use to up your streamer game this fall. Read it in full here. The post Orvis Pro Tips: Fall Streamer Fishing appeared first on MidCurrent.
Industry friends Yakoda, Swift Fly Fishing, Howler Brothers, Montana Fly Company, and Cheeky have all tossed some stellar gear into the pile for The Fall Run Giveaway which wraps up in few days. Someone lucky is going to walk away with this stash which includes an Epic 686, which may be the ultimate (do everything and anything) glass six weight. Just saying… Visit The Fall… Read More »THE FALL RUN GIVEAWAY
In a fairly stunning move, the Trump administration rolled back the roadless rule for the entire 9.3 million acres of the Tongass National Forest. The roadless rule was created by the Clinton administration, and prohibits development, logging, and road-building on a large chunk of National Forest land. The Trump administration, acting on guidance from Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and Senator Dan Sullivan, is citing the… Read More »Trump Administration Strips Roadless Protection for Tongass National Forest
This is a fine example of the taxidermist’s art from Herb Welch of the Rangeley Lake Region in Maine. In its prime, the region was … The post Cast From the Past: Herb Welch Trophy Brook Trout Mount appeared first on Moldy Chum.
He’s burning down the house on his way out the door. The Trump administration has announced it will lift protections in Alaska’s Tongass national … The post Trump to strip protections from the Tongass National Forest appeared first on Moldy Chum.