Video: More Than Salmon on the Line Trailer


The film crew landing at the Beluga Airport after an aerial tour of the proposed mine site.
Photo by Paul Moinester

There are few places left in the United States as pristine and untouched as Alaska’s Chuitna Watershed. Nestled between the Cook Inlet and the rugged Tordrillo Mountain Range, the Chuitna is an iconic Alaskan wilderness teeming with pools of wild Pacific salmon and oversize. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week UPDATE: Matthew Owen

Written by: Will Lillard, Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions


Matthew Owen (right) spent his summer guiding clients in Alaska, fulfilling his dream.
Photo courtesy Matthew Owen

At the age of 17, Matthew Owen became one of the youngest to receive Orvis’s “Trout Bum of the Week” honors. The story of how his obsession with fly fishing helped him persevere through. . .

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Video: President Obama Protects Bristol Bay from Oil and Gas Exploration


Perhaps the President’s fly-fishing experience has him attuned to the importance of the Bristol Bay region.
White House photo by Pete Souza

Social media lit up yesterday upon the announcement from the White House that president Obama had signed a Presidential Memorandum protecting the waters of Bristol bay from oil and. . .

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Video: The Amazing Rainbows of Alaska’s Copper River

Doug Roland of the Lowcountry Journal sent me a note this morning, pointing me to his new video about a trip to Alaska. Doug is a South Carolina redfish guy, and this was his first real experience river-fishing for trout and salmon. Talk about starting at. . .

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