Mike Agee: UM All-American Tackles Fly Fishing
Agee, a two-time All-American guard for the University of Montana Grizzlies, has owned and operated Agee Outfitting in Helena since 2003 after working with and for other outfitters here and abroad virtually from the time he left UM in the spring of 1997.
Yakima River: 30 Years After Quackenbush
The ruling — which marks its 30th anniversary this year — for the first time assured that water would keep flowing in the Yakima basin during winter months and is now credited with the steady comeback of the region’s once-decimated spring salmon and steelhead runs. Approximately 200 endangered species-listed steelhead are expected to pass Roza Dam in 2010.Source Link
Asian Carp Back in Court
Washington—The Supreme Court, perhaps for the final time, has rejected a multistate appeal over efforts to keep the invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes ecosystem. The justices turned aside another request for intervention Monday, the latest chapter in a nearly century-old dispute between six Midwest states and the Canadian province of Ontario.
Tom Bie is the founder, editor, and publisher of The Drake. He started the magazine in 1998 as an annual newsprint publication based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. He then moved it to Steamboat, Colorado (1999), Boulder, Colorado (2001), and San Clemente, California (2004), as he took jobs as managing editor at Paddler, Senior Editor at Skiing, and Editor-in-Chief at Powder, respectively. Tom and The Drake are now both based in Denver, Colorado, where The Drake is finally all grows up(Swingers, 1996) to a quarterly magazine.