fish - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/fish News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 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 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 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 5 Flavors: Alex Guarnaschelli’s 5 things you should try http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58217173-223/really-adds-bit-delicious.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58217173-223/really-adds-bit-delicious.html.csp">5 Flavors: Alex Guarnaschelli’s 5 things you should try</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By J.M. HIRSCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T16:17:02.471-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt and acid. Americans want more of those flavors in their foods, and Alex Guarnaschelli is ready to deliver. Guarnaschelli — a regular on Food Network’s Chopped and Iron Chef America and author of “Old School Comfort Food” — says home cooks have started looking for new sources of these culinary building blocks. And to help them out, she recently shared the five ingredients she thinks Americans should use more often. Pickle juice “Particularly cornichons, you know, the little pickles. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582171732014-07-29T16:17:02.471-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T16:17:02.471-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58217173@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:17:02 MDT Red Lobster goes vertical on plate to push quality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233069-79/lobster-red-fish-lopdrup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233069-79/lobster-red-fish-lopdrup.html.csp">Red Lobster goes vertical on plate to push quality</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T13:35:18.679-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 01:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it’s getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants. The changes mark the latest attempt by the struggling seafood to stop a years-long sales decline as it embarks on a new era. On Monday, Darden Restaurants Inc. said it completed its sale of the chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital, despite contentious protests from activist invest...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582330692014-07-28T13:35:18.679-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T13:35:18.679-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58233069@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:35:18 MDT