Saturday, 19 September 2020
RiverBum Fly Fishing Gear

Fishing Shop Helps Save Greenback Cutthroat Trout

MEDICATIONS AT THE TIME THOMAS BUSH IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES RANGING FROM THEFT TO ELUDING ARREST

NORMALLY THE FOCUS FOR ANGLERS IS CATCHING FISH, BUT ONE SHOP IN EVERGREEN IS DEDICATED TO SAVING THEM HOW THE OWNER IS PUTTING CONSERVATION FIRST REPORTER: EVEN THE BEST ANGLERS MAY NOT RECOGNIZE THIS FISH, THE GREEN BACK CUT THROAT TROUT, A SPECIES NATIVE TO COLORADO, ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION, AND THEIR SAVIOR IS NONOTHER THAN A FISH, STORE — NONE OTHER THAN A FISHING STORE ERIC HOPED TO PRESERVE SOME OF THE STATE'S MOST DELICATE ECOSYSTEMS

WE HAVE MORE AND MORE PEOPLE OBVIOUSLY IN THE COUNTRY AND OUR WILD PLACES ARE BECOMING LESS AND LESS, AND WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING TO PROTECT THOSE REPORTER: HE LEFT A JOB AT ONE OF THE BIGGEST MANUFACTURERS IN THE WORLD BECAUSE THEY WERE NOT DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT THE LAND THEY WERE PROFITING FROM IN PART, BUT HERE HE CAN CONTRIBUTE DIRECTLY HE TAKES 11 PERCENT OF ALL OF HIS REVENUE AND DONATES IT DIRECTLY TO THE CONSERVATION EFFORT, FINDING A NEW PROJECT EVERY FEW MONTHS HE SAYS EVEN JUST A FEW THOUSAND DOLLARS HERE AND THERE MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE AFTER A DECADE OF THIS WE'LL BE ABLE TO SEE A MAP OF THE ENTIRE NATION OF DIFFERENT PLACES WE'VE MADE AN IMPACT

REPORTER: THE EFFORT WILL HELP REPOPULATE ROCK CREEK WITH GREEN BACK CUT THROATS, AND KEEP INVASIVE SPECIES FROM DESTROYING THEIR HOME PROTECTING A QUIET MOUNTAIN OWE WAY SIS

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