Photo: Fishing the East Fork of the San Gabriel River.
By Jessica Strickland
Trout Unlimited has been working for years to better protect and enhance the unique habitat values and fishing and hunting opportunities in the San Gabriel Mountains, straddling the two most heavily-used “urban” national... [ READ MORE... ]
Fifty years' worth of subsidence in California's Central Valley due to groundwater overdraft. By 1970, subsidence of more than 1 foot had affected more than half of the valley — and in some areas had reached 28 feet.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Late in the day on August 29, the California legislature passed a... [ READ MORE... ]
Hello Fellow Sportsmen and Sportswomen:
Trout Unlimited has been working for several years with other conservation groups to better protect critical aquatic and terrestrial habitat, and fishing and hunting opportunities, in the San Gabriel and San Bernardino mountain ranges. In the San Gabriels,... [ READ MORE... ]
California's historic drought, now in its third year, is causing massive habitat loss for trout and salmon. In the Lake Tahoe region, TU is doing whatever it takes to save local trout streams.
By David Lass
It was only a matter of time before something terrible happened.
California is in the grip... [ READ MORE... ]
The new-look California water bond will help boost flows and restore habitat in vital trout and salmon streams such as the Little Truckee River, the Klamath River, and the San Joaquin River.
Update: on August 13 the California legislature overwhelmingly passed -- and Governor Brown signed -- the... [ READ MORE... ]
Steven Kerrick in full field dress, Truckee River headwaters.
By Steven Kerrick
For many, the backcountry calls up images of fine, uncrowded fishing in incredibly scenic places. But the term also suggests some remote, inaccessible place you have to hike multiple days or take a float plane to get... [ READ MORE... ]
The object of our affection -- the Lahontan cutthroat.
By Sam Davidson
It’s been hotter than Hades around here lately, so I jumped at the chance to go high up into the Sierras last week to check out a native trout restoration project.
The directions to this site – on Silver Creek, a glorious... [ READ MORE... ]
Lisa Bolton and Anna Halligan, TU's North Coast Coho Project team, are stoked about getting "skunked."
By Sam Davidson
It is only 25 miles, as the crow flies, between the hamlets of Fort Bragg and Willits, near the southern end of California’s fabled Lost Coast. But when you make this journey by... [ READ MORE... ]
Location: Northern California at the head of Lake Shasta
Type of stream: Freestone
Angling methods: Fly, Spin, Bait
Access: Easy and ample
Season: Year ‘round
Supporting Services: Dunsmuir
Short take: Greatest least fished trout river in America
Handicapped Access: None
Closest... [ READ MORE... ]
Location: East central California
Type of stream: Spring Creek, tailwater
Angling methods: Fly, spinning
Species: Browns, Rainbows and Carp
Season: Late April through mid-November
Supporting Services: Mammoth Lakes, Bishop
Short take: More trout per mile than anywhere else in... [ READ MORE... ]