Trout Unlimited today released a statement directed at the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that is considering three bills this week aimed at derailing a transparent, science-based process that could lead to the protection of the irreplaceable Bristol Bay watershed from the world’... [ READ MORE... ]
by Randy Scholfield
It's not a household name. It's not on every angler's bucket list. But make no mistake: Browns Canyon is something special.
Browns is part of a 100-mile stretch of the Arkansas River recently designated as Gold Medal Trout Water by the state of Colorado--think wild, big browns. ... [ READ MORE... ]
The Lahontan cutthroat trout in Nevada's Pyramid Lake are pretty uncommon.
There really isn't another trout species in North America (and possibly anywhere) that has the potential to consistently grow into the 18-25 pound range. But that hasn't always been the case with Pyramid Lake's Lahontans.... [ READ MORE... ]
Jim Furnish, a former top U.S. Forest Service official, has a strong message for his former bosses – stop the ecologically-damaging and money-losing practice of old-growth logging in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest and do it now.
In an editorial published in the Juneau Empire this week, Furnish... [ READ MORE... ]
If you spent the Fourth of July weekend outdoors anywhere across America, there's a good chance you visited public parks, monuments or public lands that belong to you and all Americans thanks to the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
This fund was created by Congress in 1964 with the purpose of... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chad Chorney
On Aug. 2-3, Trout Unlimited will host the inaugural Big Wood Single Fly event in Ketchum, Idaho. While the event is billed as a fly fishing “contest,” competition takes a back seat to the event’s real purpose – shining the spotlight on the Big Wood River and TU’s Home Rivers... [ READ MORE... ]
A nice Dolly Varden from a small stream on Prince of Wales Island.
I first visited southeast Alaska in 2004, the guests of a family from my home state of Idaho who had acquired a fishing lodge at the northern tip of Prince of Wales Island.
The lodge was--and still is--known for its salmon and... [ READ MORE... ]
Lahontan cutthroat trout
By John Zablocki
It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But we think they are worth much more than that. Photography may be our most powerful tool for cataloging and celebrating the incredible diversity of North America’s trout and salmon. That’s why we are... [ READ MORE... ]
by Randy Scholfield
Something about the light-and-shadow swept landscape of Northern New Mexico gets into your soul--it feels like a place apart, a holdover from a time when people were connected to the land and community through traditions deeply rooted in wildness and the passing seasons. Living... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]