Reprinted from Roll Call, April 10, 2015
Trout season — the harbinger of spring and warmer weather — is upon us, and I’m looking forward to taking my kids fishing and swimming in our favorite stream along our land in West Virginia.
It might not look like much, but we’re happy to catch bass and blue... [ READ MORE... ]
Bristol Bay, Alaska took another step toward protection today when multi-national mining giant, Rio Tinto announced it was donating its 19 percent interest in the proposed Pebble Mine project, and abandoning any plans to mine for copper and gold from the Pebble deposit.
Good news for trout and... [ READ MORE... ]
EPA and the Corps of Engineers Takes Step to Improve Fishing
For the past decade, a cloud has hung over 60 percent of the rivers and streams historically covered by the Clean Water Act, one of our country’s bedrock laws for protecting rivers, streams and wetlands. For more than... [ READ MORE... ]
Trout Unlimited’s Campaign for America’s Salmon and Trout (CAST) is nearing completion, and we need help to meet our goal by September 30, 2014.
The CAST effort started in 2009 with a goal of reaching $175 million over five years—we’re close, and, with your help, we’ll get there.
Making fishing... [ READ MORE... ]
With every dam we’ve helped remove… with every acre we’ve helped permanently protect, TU continues to make fishing better all across America. By introducing new anglers to the craft, we’ve increased our grassroots presence, giving us unprecedented capacity on the ground to take on just about every... [ READ MORE... ]
Although I’m a California native, I think of my home water as the Henry’s Fork in Idaho, where I’ve gone for years with my family. I started fly fishing here in the early 1990s, and it was in these waters that I came to understand that standing knee-deep in a river, birds circling overhead, could... [ READ MORE... ]
My foray into the world of fishing began in the casting ponds in San Francisco with a label-less rod and a volunteer who thought I could use some instruction.
I was working for the Nature Conservancy at the time, a place I spent the majority of my career. I had been a hiker, a skier, a birder and... [ READ MORE... ]