Americas Most Endangered Rivers

A quiet stretch of the # 3 most endangered, Gauley River, where there are no doubt some killer smallies lurking beneath the surface.

A yearly report released today by AmericanRivers.org lists America’s Most Endangered Rivers. There are some good trout streams on here, the top two, in fact. With the oil spill in the gulf rightfully getting most of the air play in the environmental debate right now this might not get the top billing that it might in other more quiet years, but lets take a moment and think about what it will require to maintain these habitats and not destroy them like so many others.

The list looks like this.

  1. Upper Delaware River, PA, NY
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  2. Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, CA
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  3. Gauley River, WV
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  4. Little River, NC
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  5. Cedar River, IA
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  6. Upper Colorado River, CO
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  7. Chetco River, OR
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  8. Teton River, ID
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  9. Monongahela River, PA, WV
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  10. Coosa River, AL
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TU On the Rise: Back on the Air, Woohoo!

Any fishing show that my wife likes is a one good right? As such, I am pleased to note that my wife’s favorite fishing show (an mine too) Trout Unlimited’s On the Rise third season will begin tomorrow evening on it’s new home the Sportman’s Channel . How cool. Frank’s honest / normal guy hosting skills are akin to the venerable Mike Rowe, in that he isn’t afraid to show the ordinary stuff (like getting skunked or catching trout no bigger than a creek chub). What we I like about it is that the show isn’t just one big trophy highlight reel like so many others. Since its backed by TU there are the expected preachy moments, which are good, and not heavy handed at all, which they could be very easily. I’ll be programming my DVR for sure. Season 3 Highlight reel is below, thanks You TUbe!