News from Trout Unlimited:
Brothers Bicycle from
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, August 5, 2009 – Two brothers are bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to draw attention to Bristol Bay wild salmon and the threat the fishery faces from a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine.
Seth and Parker Berling, of
The self-described “Pebble Pedalers” first became aware of the mine project and the threat it poses to
“Our Dad raised us fly-fishing and we’d always hear about
The bicycle journey is also a fundraiser for Trout Unlimited Alaska, a non-profit conservation organization based in
“We’ve fished all around the world but we had never been to
The brothers hope to complete the bike journey across 15 countries, two hemispheres and two continents in one-and-a-half to two years. As avid fishermen, their arrival in
“We’re already a little behind schedule because of the fishing trips we did in Bristol Bay and in the Tangle Lakes area along the Denali Highway,” Seth said.
For more information about the Pebble Pedalers, go to: http://pebblepedalers.com.
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