Fisheries Official Makes It Rain Roubles
Crooked fisheries managers are a dime a dozen this month. Gambian police recently re-arrested its ex-fisheries minister in a drugs and corruption case. And a Russian fisheries official, suspected of accepting bribes, tossed 10 million roubles ($322,000) from his car after a police chase in Moscow earlier this week. Meanwhile, a high ranking member of Colorado’s Trout Cartel (CTC), who asks to remain anonymous, tells us state officials are maintaing low profiles, moving all illicit holdings offshore until the dust settles.
Salazar Rains Bills on Battle Creek
WASHINTON, D.C.—Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today that the Bureau of Reclamation has awarded a $6,839,497.50 contract under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 for Phase 1B of the Battle Creek Salmon and Steelhead Restoration Project in Shasta and Tehama counties near Manton, Calif.
Steven Rinella Has No Advice
Buffalo hunter, fly fisher, and author Steven Rinella talks to Outside Magazine about his formative days as a pro fur trapper. His advice for aspiring outdoors writers: “None. I have no idea what to say. I hang out with a lot of writers. None of them have the same story. Nothing I could say of someone could be applicable to another person’s life. I have no idea. Read a lot of books.”