Last night, I took my boys to Inman Creek south of town and walked a few minutes up the trail.
We threw rocks and watched tiny trout dart under cover in the rare pools big enough to hold a few gallons of water. The boys have a shared and oft repeated goal of following any water we encounter to... [ READ MORE... ]
Thanks to your quick action starting over the weekend and into this week, the Senate Appropriations Committee has dropped plans to hear an amendment that could have cut the Clean Water Act off at the knees. You dropped everything. You called. You shared Facebook posts and Tweets. You did it.
And... [ READ MORE... ]
If you fish, there is no law more important than the Clean Water Act. Period. End of debate.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will either uphold or gut that law tomorrow morning.
The list of rivers that have benefited from the protections of the Clean Water Act reads like a copy of the... [ READ MORE... ]
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The Honorable Barbara Mikulski ChairCommittee on Appropriations U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20515
The Honorable Richard C. Shelby Ranking MemberCommittee on Appropriations U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20515
June 16, 2014
The Honorable Dianne FeinsteinChair, Subcommittee on Energy and Water... [ READ MORE... ]
This Father's Day, I cannot think of a better way to spend my time than fishing with my two kids in the streams of the Monongahela National Forest.
It's a family tradition that goes back to my ancestors in Pocahontas County, and each time I have been able to get out with my children has been a... [ READ MORE... ]
Dear fellow angler,
First, Happy Father's Day. We hope you found some time over the weekend to hit the water with your dad.
Unfortunately, the quality of your fishing may be in trouble. We need your help – TODAY – to stop a bad deal in Congress that would harm America's trout and salmon fishing. ... [ READ MORE... ]
Quite a few of us on the TU staff are suffering from a touch of Wolverine Envy these days, thanks to a brief mention given by Hugh Jackman on The Late Show with David Letterman recently.
Several weeks ago during the famed squala hatch in western Montana, TU staffers Tom Reed and Corey Fisher took... [ READ MORE... ]
Great fishing is all about enjoying the tug at the end of the line while spending time enjoying the outdoors. Quality fish come from healthy populations enjoying good water, plenty of food and access to habitat. When we have dams, denuded riverbanks, culverts, dredged gravel beds and poor water... [ READ MORE... ]
by Randy Scholfield
How does it happen that a bill that everyone supports in Colorado--creating the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Area--ends up stalled in Congress? Check out this recent story in the Durango Herald about the current status of the bill, which would preserve this Durango area... [ READ MORE... ]