Kamchatka Steelhead Project -2020

The Conservation Angler and our travel and outfitter partners canceled the 2020 Field Research Program due to COVID-19 Precautions and restrictive international travel issues. Photo of KSP Guide Justin Miller by Todd Harris (2019) However, In order to prevent or reduce the incidence of poaching on wild steelhead returning to KSP rivers, The Conservation Angler … Continue reading Kamchatka Steelhead Project -2020

Lamzov Scholarship and Prize Program Recipients

The Conservation Angler is delighted to report two recipients under our Lamzov Scholarship & Prize program: Ekaterina Ambrasovskaya: Lamzov four-year academic scholarship ($1,000/annually). Ekaterina will attend Novosibirsk State University and pursue a natural resource degree in environmental science Anastasia Golikova: Lamzov Academic Achievement prize of $500The recipients were selected by the Lamzov Scholarship & Prize … Continue reading Lamzov Scholarship and Prize Program Recipients

Announcement: exciting new partnership with The Fly Shop

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership courtesy of The Fly Shop®, one of the largest and most recognizable names in fly fishing retail and international travel. As a lean organization, partnerships like this enable us to build our capacity and grow our impact, and we are very grateful for their support. How does … Continue reading Announcement: exciting new partnership with The Fly Shop

At The Helm: The fighting spirit of Pete Soverel

The status of wild winter-steelhead populations can drive the most committed steelheaders to seek refuge near the fringes of Salmo Mykiss' geographical range—fewer anglers can mean a few more fish. So, after 19 hours of driving, I pull my truck into the dark driveway descending to a rustic lakefront cabin. Towering cedars block what scant … Continue reading At The Helm: The fighting spirit of Pete Soverel

China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the brink

Overfishing is having a dramatic impact all over the globe, and China is having an outsized impact on the crisis. Having already depleted the fisheries close to home, Chinese boats are sailing farther and farther away and exploiting fisheries all over the world. China's distant water fleet has almost 2,600 boats in operation, most so … Continue reading China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the brink