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Fishing

Fishing
A collection of news and information related to Fishing published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Obama protects Alaska's Bristol Bay from oil and gas drilling

    Obama protects Alaska's Bristol Bay from oil and gas drilling
    In a boon to commercial fishermen, conservationists and Native Alaskans, President Obama on Tuesday withdrew the waters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay from oil and gas development, vowing to protect the world’s biggest sockeye salmon fishery....
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: Salmon crowned king, but its reign is wobbly

    Any doubts Howard Tanner had about whether a hatchery-raised crop of Pacific salmon could find a home in the freshwater of the Great Lakes evaporated just months after the first class of finger-sized cohos were planted in Lake Michigan. The fish began...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: A Great Lake revival

    LINWOOD, Mich. Ernie Plant's eyes get wide when he talks about how spectacular Lake Huron's salmon fishing was back in the late 1980s, when his dad would take him up north on Friday nights after his high school football games. They'd spend fall...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: The man with the salmon plan

    HARRISVILLE, Mich. The author of the bumper sticker maxim that "A Bad Day Fishing is Better than a Good Day Working" never sat on the shore of Lake Huron with Jay Hall during the fall salmon run. The 47-year-old mechanic from Flint was perched on a...
  • Farmington River Group To Step Up Efforts Against Littering

    Farmington River Group To Step Up Efforts Against Littering
    CANTON — A multi-town group that includes Canton and monitors the Farmington River is looking to step its presence on the waterway next summer, in particular to get after littering. In May, the Farmington River Coordinating Committee hired a river...
  • Pipe-clogging zebra mussels a growing concern in Maryland

    Pipe-clogging zebra mussels a growing concern in Maryland
    Invasive zebra mussels — the bane of water systems and power plants in the Great Lakes area —appear to be proliferating in the lower Susquehanna River and the upper Chesapeake Bay, just a couple years after they were first spotted there....
  • Tagging sharks to save the ocean

    Tagging sharks to save the ocean
    White sharks get a lot of attention from people, and Chris Fischer is capitalizing on that fascination with the ocean's ultimate predator to save the species and its habitat. Fischer is the founding chairman and expedition leader of OCEARCH, an...
  • Judy Baar Topinka a rare politician who spoke her mind

    Judy Baar Topinka a rare politician who spoke her mind
    When I heard Judy Baar Topinka had died, it brought back an old memory about the one fight we had. It happened in her campaign van years ago, parked around the corner from the Tribune Tower when she was running for governor in 2006 against future...
  • In U.S. spending bill, a tall tale for fishermen

    The fine print of a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill before the United States Congress includes a passage considered a "high priority" by lawmakers that could resolve a burning issue among the country's 40 million anglers: does the federal government...
  • Annapolis Yacht Club's Ruiz de Luque selected as coach for Magic Marine Easter Regatta

    Annapolis Yacht Club's Ruiz de Luque selected as coach for Magic Marine Easter Regatta
    Annapolis Yacht Club's Tomas Ruiz de Luque has been selected as one of two coaches who will take 15 U.S. Optimist Dinghy sailors to the 30th Magic Marine Easter Regatta in The Netherlands on March 29 to April 7. Ruiz de Luque and Richard Feeny, a...
  • $1.1 trillion federal spending bill advances over opposition

    The $1.1 trillion spending bill that survived a nail-biting vote in the House on Thursday night has several important provisions for the Hampton Roads defense community. But that vote was close for a reason: Both Republicans and Democrats object to...