Fish - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/Fish News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Snake River may be lazy but it offers surprises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461730-68/river-snake-idaho-float.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58461730-68/river-snake-idaho-float.html.csp">Snake River may be lazy but it offers surprises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROGER PHILLIPS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Idaho Statesman</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T11:39:02.047-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Homedale, Idaho • This story isn’t about me, but that’s where it starts. I am fascinated with floating the Snake River. I guess you can blame it on my inner Huck Finn. It’s Southwest Idaho’s lazy river, and it offers some surprises and a fun place to explore. I’ve floated many of Idaho’s most famous rivers, including the Middle Fork of the Salmon, the Main Salmon, the Selway and Hells Canyon (technically the Snake, but much different). I love whitewater and remote, rugged, wild country, but I fi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58461730@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:39:02 MDT Recipe: Sauce and beans banish flavorless baked white fish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58435950-223/fish-baked-sauce-beans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58435950-223/fish-baked-sauce-beans.html.csp">Recipe: Sauce and beans banish flavorless baked white fish</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MELISSA D’ARABIAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T20:07:01.208-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 08:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s the thing about baked white fish, such as haddock or cod: We know we should eat more of it because it’s such a healthy choice. Trouble is, we also know that most baked white fish is dry and tasteless. And I speak from experience. I hate to throw my mom under the bus, but her baked fish — while certainly healthy with its minimalist squeeze of lemon and tiny dot or two of butter — was uninspired, flavorless, unsatisfying and, perhaps worst of all, overcooked. My sister and I used to sneak e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584359502014-09-23T20:07:01.208-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T20:07:01.208-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58435950@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:07:01 MDT Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447678-68/wyoming-wolves-state-wolf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58447678-68/wyoming-wolves-state-wolf.html.csp">Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 08:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Wyoming wolves are back under federal projection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Tuesday rejected a Wyoming wolf-management plan that had declared wolves unprotected predators that could be shot on sight in most of the state. Her ruling sided with national environmental groups that had argued Wyoming’s management plan afforded insufficient protection for wolves. “We’re thrilled that protections for Wyoming’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584476782014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T20:32:01.829-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447678@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:32:01 MDT Lake Powell fishing report - topwater action and fat stripers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58344235-83/fishing-stripers-surface-bass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58344235-83/fishing-stripers-surface-bass.html.csp">Lake Powell fishing report - topwater action and fat stripers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T12:17:32.733-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lake Powell Fishing Report by Wayne Gustaveson of Wayne's Words August 27, 2014Lake Elevation: 3606Water Temperature 77-80 F Reports of stripers feeding on the surface really had me invigorated this morning. We took off for Navajo Canyon at first light and studied calm water at the mouth of the canyon where boiling stripers had been caught in big numbers the day before. A few fish broke the surface but we could not identify any stripers. The next decision was to wait for the action to start or t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344235@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:17:32 MDT Utah rivers running red with salmon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58379263-78/creek-salmon-sheep-fish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58379263-78/creek-salmon-sheep-fish.html.csp">Utah rivers running red with salmon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T22:30:58.065-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some rivers in Utah soon will run red. Red, because that’s the color of spawning kokanee salmon as the nonnative fish make their way upstream out of reservoirs and lakes to create the next generation and then die. State fisheries biologists have already spotted the salmon in Sheep Creek, a tributary of Flaming Gorge Reservoir, and on the Strawberry River above Strawberry Reservoir. The run started Aug. 29, two weeks earlier than last year, said Ryan Mosley, Flaming Gorge project leader for the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58379263@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:30:58 MDT TV review: ‘Gotham’ is good, but not great http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58442045-63/gotham-batman-characters-prequel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58442045-63/gotham-batman-characters-prequel.html.csp">TV review: ‘Gotham’ is good, but not great</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T12:07:25.237-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 12:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Gotham” (Monday, 7 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13) is sort of a Batman show without Batman. A Batman prequel. Or, more accurately, a Commissioner Gordon/Penguin/Riddler/Catwoman/ Poison Ivy/etc. Prequel. “Gotham” centers on young police detective Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie), who investigates when - spoiler alert! - Bruce Wayne’s (David Mazouz) parents are killed. OK, that’s no spoiler to anyone who as ever seen anything Batman related before. Which is pretty much everyone. If you’re old enough to remember the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58442045@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:07:25 MDT 105-year-old Utah woman, raised at Bear Lake, feted with raspberry shake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425791-78/lake-calder-utah-bear.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425791-78/lake-calder-utah-bear.html.csp">105-year-old Utah woman, raised at Bear Lake, feted with raspberry shake</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T20:01:55.424-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lou Calder remembers the first car to tool around Bear Lake. “It was a Buick, I think.” She watched teams of horses carry hay across a frozen Bear Lake and anglers store fish along the shore for year-round eating. But on Wednesday, the 105-year-old celebrated her birthday with a treat to really take her back to her roots: a raspberry milkshake. Calder is one of the 104 centenarians listed with the Utah Department of Administrative Services, and one of only six who are 105 and older. She was bo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58425791@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:01:55 MDT Large number of salmon return to Columbia River http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408064-79/fish-salmon-dam-river.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408064-79/fish-salmon-dam-river.html.csp">Large number of salmon return to Columbia River</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GOSIA WOZNIACKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T08:52:27.127-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • Hundreds of thousands of salmon are making their way from the ocean up the Columbia River this month, a windfall for salmon eaters, and for tribal and recreational fishermen in the Pacific Northwest. It’s one of the largest runs since dam construction blocked fishes’ river passage. The run is forecast at 1.5 million adult and young adult salmon by year’s end, although fish managers say the final number may turn out to be lower. “It’s a huge run of fish. It’s been a really good f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080642014-09-15T08:52:27.127-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T08:52:27.127-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408064@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:52:27 MDT Editorial: Prairie dog process has been a dog http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398921-82/dogs-prairie-dog-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398921-82/dogs-prairie-dog-utah.html.csp">Editorial: Prairie dog process has been a dog</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T16:49:01.22-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s understandable why many Utahns can’t make sense of the collision of biology and politics that defines efforts to protect the Utah prairie dog. The prairie dog is a threatened species as defined by the Endangered Species Act (ESA), but there are thousands of them. There are so many, in fact, that the federal Fish and Wildlife Service, which enforces the act, allows hundreds of them to be killed at three Utah airports and a golf course in Cedar City. That’s allowed because there is an agreem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398921@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:49:01 MDT Trial set in Hawaii scuba fight over tropical fish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378199-79/fish-hawaii-aquarium-collecting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58378199-79/fish-hawaii-aquarium-collecting.html.csp">Trial set in Hawaii scuba fight over tropical fish</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:07:02.302-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:07AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kailua-Kona, Hawaii • A Hawaii man who collects and sells tropical fish for a living has pleaded not guilty to a charge of terroristic threatening for allegedly pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium industry activist while underwater. Jay Lovell did not speak during a brief arraignment Tuesday. His attorney asked for a jury trial, which is set for Sept. 11 on the misdemeanor charge, West Hawaii Today reported. The incident took place in May off Hawaii Island when ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583781992014-09-05T11:07:02.302-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T11:07:02.302-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378199@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:07:02 MDT Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361155-68/fish-climate-pupfish-temperature.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361155-68/fish-climate-pupfish-temperature.html.csp">Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT SONNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T11:16:02.432-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Reno, Nev. • For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in Nevada’s desert. But a new study says climate change and warming waters — and its lack of mobility — are threatening its existence and decreasing its numbers. Scientists studying climate change anticipate that as Earth continues to warm, fish and wildlife will migrate away from the equator or seek higher ground for a cooler habitat. “The catch phrase is ‘Migrate, Adapt or Die,’” said Mark Hausner, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58361155@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:16:02 MDT Utah’s least chub no longer considered for protection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335613-78/species-chub-utah-least.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335613-78/species-chub-utah-least.html.csp">Utah’s least chub no longer considered for protection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:20:35.779-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An updated conservation plan for the least chub — and the reconsideration of a proposal to take key groundwater from southwestern Utah — have led federal officials to reverse a decision to include the fish on the Endangered Species List. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday that it removed the least chub, found only in Utah in six populations, from the Candidate Species List. Federal and Utah officials applauded the announcement, though others remained concerned. “This was the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335613@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:20:35 MDT Many boats in Jackson Hole miss mandatory checks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308932-68/jackson-hole-boats-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58308932-68/jackson-hole-boats-http.html.csp">Many boats in Jackson Hole miss mandatory checks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T09:22:11.728-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Wyo. • Boaters in the Jackson Hole region in northwest Wyoming often disregard the state’s requirement that they have their water craft inspected for aquatic invasive species. A state Game and Fish Department report says three of the five statewide checkpoints where boaters were least likely to have their boats inspected were in the Jackson region. A Game and Fish spokesman tells the Jackson Hole News & Guide (http://bit.ly/1rivi5I) that wardens are finding that non-motorized watercraft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583089322014-08-18T09:22:11.728-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T09:22:11.728-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58308932@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:22:11 MDT Letter: Ocean mercury another fossil-fuel threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58294133-82/mercury-ocean-levels-due.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58294133-82/mercury-ocean-levels-due.html.csp">Letter: Ocean mercury another fossil-fuel threat</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T17:30:57.582-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unless you have been hiding in a cave in Afghanistan or alternatively denying the reality of anthropogenic global warming, scientists have provided us with yet another reason to strictly regulate the burning of fossil fuels worldwide: humans have tripled the mercury levels in upper ocean. For those of us who stalk trout in Utah and Colorado, we have been long been aware of the fish advisories with regards to the consumption of fish due to toxic mercury, primarily due to the fallout from coal fir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294133@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:30:57 MDT Illinois company testing market for Asian carp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297154-79/carp-fish-illinois-asian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297154-79/carp-fish-illinois-asian.html.csp">Illinois company testing market for Asian carp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grafton, Ill. • An Illinois company is the latest to test whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food. American Heartland Fish Products is trying to make money by processing Asian carp into dehydrated animal feed and fish oil. The factory near the tourist town of Grafton, north of St. Louis, opened in April and has been taking in 30 tons of carp a day. The goal is to profit from carp that have migrated up the Mississippi and Illinois rivers and threaten ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582971542014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:46:02.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297154@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:46:02 MDT Conservation commitments keep desert flowers off endangered list http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263550-78/fish-wildlife-species-conservation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263550-78/fish-wildlife-species-conservation.html.csp">Conservation commitments keep desert flowers off endangered list</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T14:02:07.153-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 02:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you want to see some of Utah’s most colorful species of desert wildflowers, you have to look in exactly the same places as those hoping to mine oil shale — near black ledges where kerogen-bearing rock outcrops in the Uinta Basin. Because of this overlap of habitat and valuable mineral deposits, Graham’s and White River beardtongue have long been considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act. But on Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it was withdrawing its pet...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263550@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:02:07 MDT Lake Powell Fishing Report - Stripers boiling. - THE "ultimate" freshwater fishing sport http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58250326-83/fish-fishing-hook-lure.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58250326-83/fish-fishing-hook-lure.html.csp">Lake Powell Fishing Report - Stripers boiling. - THE "ultimate" freshwater fishing sport</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T09:03:53.025-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lake Powell Fishing ReportJuly 23, 2014Lake Elevation: 3608Water Temperature 77-85 FBy: Wayne Gustaveson of Wayne's WordsSTRIPERS BOILING! Big news began pouring in on July 25th. Stripers were boiling in the northern Lake from Good Hope Bay to White Canyon. As the week progressed more reports followed. Stripers were seen feeding on the surface all day long from Good Hope Bay upstream. Even better news confirms that these are “boils” and not “slurps”. The difference is that slurping fish r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250326@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:03:53 MDT