There are a lot of people these days willing to make money and foward industrializtion with little respect towards the enviroment and ecology. Please share stories of conservation happening in your area.
Editor's note: This essay is one of the five finalists in the Be Steelheaded Essay contest. It comes to us from Dylan Tomine a Patagonia Fly Fishing Ambassador, recovering sink-tip addict, and the author of Closer to the Ground: An Outdoor Family’s Year on the Water, in the Woods and at the Table.... [ READ MORE... ]
Today was a great day for public lands and conservation. Thanks ito the super-hard work of staff and volunteers, the Congress today passed stand-alone wilderness bills in Colorado (Hermosa), Montana (North Fork of the Flathead), New Mexico (Columbine-Hondo and Valles Caldera) and Nevada (Pine... [ READ MORE... ]
Thompson Divide: high quality habitat worth protecting
By Aaron Kindle
Earlier this week, the White River National Forest (WRNF) in western Colorado released its Record of Decision for managing oil and gas leasing on the forest. The decision is being hailed by sportsmen as a balanced approach to... [ READ MORE... ]
Today, Colorado's Sen. Bennet took to the floor of the Senate to discuss the Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Act. This bill is included in a package of lands bills currently moving through Congress. Sen. Bennet shares the story of how this legislation came about -- through the hard work,... [ READ MORE... ]
Atlantic salmon art courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
By John Braico
Over the past 20 years I’ve been fishing for Atlantic salmon in Canada, at times enjoying spectacular angling in a northern wilderness setting.
Only once did I fish the Maritimes, specifically the storied... [ READ MORE... ]
I had to opportunity to fish with TU staffers Justin Bezold and Phaedra Booth on the Yakima River yesterday. We've been planning this trip to introduce them to the Yakima, and discuss some new programs associated with the Teanaway Community Forest and Washington Water Project here in WA. Although... [ READ MORE... ]
As part of our Climate Change Work Group activites, Jack Williams lead scientist for Trout Unlimited and Bill Lanzoni, Connecticut NLC and Climate Change Work Group member shared thoughts on "The Yankee Fisherman" on October 30, 2014.Listen to the rebroadcast here: http://www.hanradio.com/5762-... [ READ MORE... ]
I was a sophomore at Kenyon College in Ohio when I first heard about Elk Creek and the steelhead run.
Seven years before, at age 13, my father had taken me on my first and only steelhead trip to the Salmon River in Pulaski, N.Y., and the memories were still fresh. The drift, a soft take almost as... [ READ MORE... ]
By Kyle Perkins
Hundreds of people turned out for a public hearing Saturday in Salida, Colo., to show support for a Browns Canyon National Monument. The droves of “I support a Browns Canyon National Monument” stickers were visible evidence of the overwhelming support, along with speaker after... [ READ MORE... ]
(Photo by Jeff Nichols)
By Mark Kaelke
I am undoubtedly the least tech-savvy employee in the Trout Unlimited (TU) Alaska program but I try to make up for this deficiency by hoarding almost every piece of electronic information I have ever received or created. Although admittedly a misguided... [ READ MORE... ]