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  • The Great Salt Lake Mystery

    The brine-shrimp industry of Great Salt Lake has helped put that misunderstood ecosystem under a microscope; can the lake be saved from its history of abuse and a rapidly increasing population around it?

  • Expatriate fish could return a hero

    The Hofer rainbow trout, a foreign offspring of the Pacific rainbow, may be the answer to the cure for whirling disease, but wildlife managers are concerned about introducing the imported species, fearing it could displace native fish.

  • Trawler catches a leviathan

    An Oregon fishing boat hooks a submarine.

  • Who owns Klamath water — farmers or the public?

    A judge rules that Pacific Coast fishermen can intervene as a third party in a lawsuit between Klamath River Basin farmers and the federal government

  • Ocean fishing ban will be a drastic step

    The writer sees a sad future for coastal towns if commercial salmon fishing is halted next month

  • Zine Roundup: Gone fishing

    A 38-year-old female deckhand who calls herself Moe Bowstern created the zine called Xtra Tuf to explore the turbulent culture of the fishing industry

  • It only seems cruel to fool a fish

    An angler argues with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals over whether or not fishing is cruel.

  • What to do about a nasty fish

    Californians protest the Dept. of Fish and Game's plans to poison northern pike in Lake Davis before the voracious fish migrates down the Feather River and destroys the state's commercial sport-fishing industry.

  • Mending the Nets

    Port Orford, Ore., is working hard to create a new kind of community-based, sustainable fisheries management for the over-fished ocean

  • Would quotas save the seas, or just big business

    Some fishermen fear that individual fishing quotas are likely to enrich corporations at the expense of small fishermen, while doing little to help the oceans

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