Sport fishing Businesses Nationwide Agree: Americans Must Protect Bristol Bay, Alaska from the proposed Pebble Mine.

Nearly 200 leading companies in the fly fishing industry, including Albury Game Angling in Surrey, and outdoor gear icons Hardy, Orvis and Patagonia, have rallied to help protect Bristol Bay salmon habitat from destructive, large-scale metal mines, namely the Pebble mine. They have voiced their concerns publicly with ads like this one (PDF), designed by the Sportsman’s Alliance for Alaska, which have been running in major fly-fishing publications since 2007.The local sport fishing industry boasts about 40 commercial fishing lodges on the rivers connected to Bristol Bay, offering everything from a rustic wilderness experience to world-class luxury. Most of them have stated opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine.

Below is the complete list of lodges, guide services, retailers, and sport-fishing industry professionals who have state opposition to the proposed Pebble mine.

Guides, Outfitters and Lodges

AK Adventures

Alagnak Lodge Alaska

Alaska Alpine Adventures

Alaska Bear Adventures

Alaska’s Fishing Unlimited Lodge

Alaska Fly Fishers

Alaska Rainbow Adventures

Alaska Sportsman’s Lodge*

Alaska Trophy Adventures

Alaska Trophy Fishing Safari

Bear Trail Lodge

Beluga Air

Beyond Boundaries Expeditions

Blue Fly Bed & Breakfast Guide Service

Blue Mountain Lodge

Bristol Bay Adventures

Copper River Lodge

Crystal Creek Lodge*

Deneki Outdoors*

Enchanted Lake Lodge

Epic Angling and Adventure

Fishing Bear

Fish and Float Alaska

Frigate Adventure Travel

Frontier River Guides

Grizzly Skins of Alaska

Iguigig Lodge

Iliamna River Lodge

Katmai Service Providers

Katmai Wilderness Lodge

No See Um Lodge*

Sweetwater Travel Company

Tikchik Narrows*

Togiak River Lodge

Rainbow River Lodge

Royal Coachman

Western Alaska Sport Fishing

Wild on the Fly

Brands and Retailers

Albright

Berkeley

Brunton Outdoor

Castaway Rods

Costa del Mar

ECHO Fly Fishing

Elkhorn Fly rod and Reel

Gamma

Guideline

Hat Tail Headwear

Hendrix Outdoors

Kaenon Polarized

Loon Outdoors

Loop Tackle

Marryat

Montana Fly Company

Mustad

Outcast Sporting Gear

OPM

PENN

Pflueger

Pure Fishing

Rising Fish Nets

Ross Reels

Salmon Trout Steelheader

Snowbee USA

Stream Works

Tibor Reels

The Drake

The Fly Shop

Thomas and Thomas

Vosseler

Wapsi

Woolrich

Media

Fish and Fly

Fly Fish America

Grays Sporting Journal

Hendrix Outdoors

Ribolowacki magazin

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