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... ]
TU President and CEO Chris Wood talks about the importance of keeping public lands--America's birthright--in public hands.
By Randy Scholfield
I was recently in Ennis, Montana, attending a TU staff retreat, and after a day of meetings, everyone was ready to get on the Madison River. I was eagerly anticipating joining the river rush, chucking streamers at the Madison’s famous wild browns and rainbows.
Then my colleague... [ READ MORE... ]
By Scott Yates
The banks of the legendary Madison River – that’s where I got to spend last week with a bevy of Trout Unlimited staff and guests. And the Madison was in all its spring glory. It was a long winter, so the mix of green grass (finally), leafing trees, and the snowcapped Madison and... [ READ MORE... ]
Tourism is thriving in Alaska's Tongass National Forest. So why is the U.S. Forest Service slashing its investment in this growing, renewable industry? That's the key question posed by the president and chief executive of Alaska's largest tourism association this week in an op-ed in the Juneau... [ READ MORE... ]
Across the country, trout fishing is finally warming up after a bitter winter. Streams in the Rockies are flush with snowmelt. In the East, spring rains mean small brook trout streams are roaring. Come late summer, though, many of these waters where you’re catching fish now may be reduced to... [ READ MORE... ]
Acclaimed author, anthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis will speak in Juneau this evening at the invitation of Trout Unlimited Alaska.
Davis will speak about the Sacred Headwaters and how First Nations and others worked to protect this salmon stronghold -- the birthplace of the... [ READ MORE... ]