WELCOME TO MTFFMTFF is a fly fishing club in Marin County, CA. Since 2004, we have been bringing together fly anglers to share knowledge, experience, and good times. We host monthly meetings, fishing trips, casting clinics, and social dinners and events. Our members span all skill levels from beginner to veteran. We offer membership to anyone interested in fly fishing regardless of the skill level. Prospective members are welcome to attend our monthly meetings, meet current members, and learn more about us. If you would like more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANNUAL STEELHEAD TRIP RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 1 AND 2
Klamath River (2 Days) - October 1 and 2 - Shore & Wading Fishing With Guide Tom Willson - Jeff to arrange (October 1 and 2 is Confirmed With The Guide And Includes 3 Cabins & Afternoon Guide On October 1 & All Day Guide On October 2).
This is a great time on the Klamath River. A great trip and a great lodge. Warm weather steelies! For info contact us at mailto:email@example.com
Pyramid Lake Float Tube Outing - October 7 - 8, 2018
Everyone loves our early spring ladder trip to catch the huge Lahontan Cutthroat Trout, but now you have an opportunity to fish from a float tube when the weather is warm! Come join us on a fantastic two-day outing with guide Rob Anderson on Pyramid Lake. You can either camp on the beach or stay in a hotel in Reno. The guide cost is $225 per angler which includes lunches. If interested, please email Outings Chairman Jeff Franzini at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and he will forward you all the particulars.
In a shocking about-face, the EPA has agreed to drop proposed restrictions that would have banned construction of the Pebble Mine in Alaska. This move paves the way for Northern Dynasty Minerals, - the Canadian company behind the mine and which has a terrible record of devastating spills and toxic releases – to seek permits for building the massive copper and gold mine in the pristine headwaters of Bristol Bay, where it would imperil the world’s largest run of Sockeye Salmon. The EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, made this decision after a half-hour meeting with the mining company CEO, and shocked all the remaining scientists in the EPA who have spent years researching this proposal and have unanimously concluded it would be a disaster and would ‘irreversibly’ destroy one of the most pristine and productive locations on the planet.
Just weeks after the EPA reversal, fishermen in Bristol Bay were reporting near-record levels for this year’s Salmon run, a testament to the strength of the $1.5 billion sustainable fishery that supports 14,000 local jobs and is central to the culture of Native peoples in SW Alaska. The colossal open pit Pebble Mine, which would be as deep as the Grand Canyon and generate 10 billion tons of toxic mining waste, was stopped in 2014 when the EPA study (twice peer reviewed) said the mine posed catastrophic risks to the Bristol Bay watershed. One of the main problems lies in the fact that the huge earth dam which will hold most of the toxic tailings lies almost on top of an active Earthquake fault. “In keeping with the Trump Administration’s pro-polluter, pro-extraction agenda, the EPA has utterly abandoned sound science and the people of Bristol Bay”, said Taryn Heimer, a scientist with NRDC’s Land and Wildlife program, which organization partnered with hundreds of grassroots organizations to convince the government to stop it in 2014. More than 80% of local residents oppose the Pebble Mine. To push the message, “No Pebble Mine. Not now. Not ever.” go to <nrdc.org/stoppebble
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