This blog highlights conservation issues we feel are important to fly fishers and others who love outdoor sports, and we cover the latest and most pressing environmental issues affecting wildlife habitat and resource conservation. Orvis believes that, if we are to benefit from the use of our natural resources and environment, we must be willing to act to preserve them. Therefore, the company commits 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting nature.

Video: “The Last Cast–Sportsmen Fight to Save Bristol Bay”

Written by: Phil Monahan

Here’s the latest video from Trout Unlimited about the fight to save Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble Mine. The description under the YouTube video says it all:

This beautiful video will sweep you into the incredible landscape of Bristol Bay, Alaska and give you a taste of why anglers “are spoiled forever” after fishing in Bristol Bay’s productive waters. “It’s the place people dream to fish.” And, it explains why sportsmen are fighting so hard to protect this last vestige of wild in the United States from an open-pit mine of “unimaginable size” called Pebble. As they say, it’s go time.

As you know, Orvis has been part of this fight since the beginning, and we continue to. . .