Dick Goin remembers the Elwha. After migrating to Washington’s Olympic Peninsula during the Dust Bowl, it was the river and its abundant salmon runs that helped sustain his family. In the award-winning documentary The Memory of Fish (2016), now touring select Pacific Northwest stops, Goin brings his salmon advocacy to the front lines of a crucial fight—the battle for biggest dam removal project in U.S. history. Today the Elwha is more than fading memories; it’s a river with a rebounding fishery that will never be forgotten. For more about the vid, visit thememoryoffish.com.

 UPCOMING TOUR DATES

October 25, 2017, Wednesday, 6 pm – Portland, Ore.
October 26, 2017, Thursday, 5:30 pm – Seattle, Wash. 
November 8, 2017, Wednesday, 6:30 pm – Bellingham, Wash.
November 9, 2017, Thursday, 6 pm – Spokane, Wash. 
November 11, 2017, Saturday, 4 pm – Olympia, Wash. 

 

THE MEMORY OF FISH – Trailer from reelblue on Vimeo.

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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.

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