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Trouble for the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission is the dedicated overseer of fish, wildlife, and natural area management for the state. Right now there are two vacancies on the Commission, and it is possible that an individual with ties to the commercial gillnet industry will fill one of those positions. This looming appointment threatens to roll […]


Winter 2015 Update on the Pebble Mine and Bristol Bay Fishery

KeepAmericaFishing would like to thank the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking the next step to protect Bristol Bay from the potential Pebble Mine. If developed, Pebble Mine would be devastating for the region’s recreational, subsistence and commercial fishing industries, which are collectively worth hundreds of billions of dollars each year. Fortunately, the EPA recently […]