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The Fish are Biting

The rain was pouring and there was a big puddle in front of the pub.

A ragged old man was standing there with a rod and hanging a string into the puddle.

A tipsy- looking, curious gentleman came over to him and asked what he was doing.

'Fishing,' the old man said simply.

Tongass transition out of old-growth logging stalled

New report finds Forest Service continued focus on timber shortchanges Southeast Alaska’s growth industries: fishing and tourism

JUNEAU, Alaska -- A new report finds the U.S. Forest Service’s four-year-old pledge to end old-growth logging and to support key economic sectors in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest has stalled.