(Photo by Travis Rummel)
by Sam Snyder
It’s mid-October here in Alaska, the days are rapidly growing shorter, and with winter on its way rivers will begin their annual freeze up. Some rivers, more than others, in Alaska change drastically with the seasons. The Susitna River is one of those rivers.... [ READ MORE... ]
My kids are stream explorers. Are yours? Join today! https://www.tumembership.org/youth/renew
Sportsmen call for Clean Water. 94-185 of the signers are TU chapters and councils. http://bit.ly/1tJhXEK . Hoo Rah!
By Jack Williams
If you think of Nevada, you probably think of slot machines, or maybe driving the big open valleys that lay across the state in between north-south oriented mountain ranges. If you fish the state, you may be familiar with Lahontan cutthroat trout that range across the north from... [ READ MORE... ]
Redband trout, Middle Fork John Day River, Ore. Photo by John McMillan.
By Matt Barney
TU’s TroutBlitz is in full swing, and we’ve had a great response with some nice photos of trout.
TroutBlitz is part of Trout Unlimited’s Angler Science program, which is a collection of various efforts within... [ READ MORE... ]
By Katy Dunlap
As we have seen over the past year, one of the biggest threats to Pennsylvania’s native and wild trout populations comes from the halls of the Capitol in Harrisburg. In its latest attempt to weaken protections for trout streams, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a bill that... [ READ MORE... ]
Jon Christiansen, right, and TU President and CEO Chris Wood
At its annual meeting in Santa Fe in September, Trout Unlimited bestowed its highest conservation honor--the Ray Mortensen Award--on outgoing Chairman of the Board Jon Christiansen.
Christiansen is one of the few volunteer leaders... [ READ MORE... ]
You never really know what you're going to get when you bring a bunch of eastern Idahoans together for a public hearing on matters pertaining to natural resources. In this, the reddest of the red states, it's easy to become frustrated at what can sometimes be a polarized perspective when it comes... [ READ MORE... ]
(Photo by Chris Miller)
by Ted Williams
Fly, Rod & Reel, Autumn 2014
If you thought the proposed Pebble Mine in the Bristol Bay area was the most rash and reckless development scheme ever to threaten Alaska’s fish and wildlife, you’d have been wrong. Five enormous hard-rock mines are proposed... [ READ MORE... ]
This week’s news that the U.S. Forest Service has issued a contract for a large old-growth timber sale on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is disappointing to a wide range of Americans, including sport and commercial fishermen, hunters, tourism operators and visitors to... [ READ MORE... ]