I'm a creek freak... a smaller-is-better backcountry trout angler who doesn't so much get turned on by the size of the trout, but instead by the backdrop. Fly fishing, to me at least, is best done in a place where wild trout will answer the dinner bell, not some hatchery reared behemoth that tugs... [ READ MORE... ]
A little over a year ago, Marc Payne won an essay contest for the right to join TU on a blogger tour of Yellowstone National Park, where he helped remove non-native lake trout from Yellowstone Lake and learn more about how invasive species are threatening the native cutthroat trout and grayling of... [ READ MORE... ]
For nine years, Rachel Morgan worked in a Caldwell, Idaho, fly shop, catering to the needs of local anglers, and distributing advice on local waters freely. Rachel is an upbeat lady, personable, friendly and passionate about the craft that she credits with saving her life.
A traumatic childhood... [ READ MORE... ]
What do you get when you combine the "sausage-making" background of a D.C. policy wonk and a passion for chasing wild and native fish on the fly?
You get a six-month travelogue from an inspired young angler who likely has more understanding of how intact habitat translates into angling opportunity... [ READ MORE... ]
I fish a lot. Not as much some, but more than most, and while I love a good tale about the salmonfly hatch on the Henry's Fork or the Hex hatch up in Michigan, nothing quite gets me going like 'hopper season.
Say what you will about the blue-winged olives of the fall or the sqwalas of the... [ READ MORE... ]
If you're an avid fly fisher... a wannabe fish bum... and you haven't seen the suite of Costa films yet, here's your chance.
Through July, Costa and its sponsor Budweiser are taking the renowned films "GeoFish" and "Jungle Fish," as well as it's series, "The Take," on the road to craft breweries... [ READ MORE... ]
The Idaho Council of Trout Unlimited convened in Pocatello on Saturday, June 1, for its annual spring meeting. The council--including chapter leaders from Twin Falls, Boise, Pocatello, Sandpoint and Sun Valley--meets twice a year to discuss TU work all over the state.
After a morning of meetings,... [ READ MORE... ]
It's easy to focus on the dramatic decline in Yellowstone Cutthroat numbers in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem — but they're not the only native fish in trouble. They're not even the only cutthroat in trouble.
When Lewis and Clark camped at the Great Falls of the Missouri River 200 years ago and... [ READ MORE... ]
For a closet introvert who can fake the opposite on command, time alone is like being plugged into a battery charger.
If only I had a USB port at the back of my neck. Then I wouldn't need to disappear for hours at a time to replenish what the real world drains (on second thought, when that port is... [ READ MORE... ]