Few phrases enshrined in the Pantheon of fishing clichés are more recognizable, or shopworn, than “The fishing ain’t what it used to be.” Few, too, are more universally accepted as representing an unfortunate truth about the state of our sport.
On the legendary Railroad Ranch of Idaho’s Henry’s... [ READ MORE... ]
For years, salmon and steelhead habitat has been in decline in Idaho's Lemhi River Valley, but that's changing,, thanks to collaborative partnerships between TU and area ranchers. In this new video, rancher Merrill Beyeler talks about the benefits to his ranch operations and fish habitat from... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]
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... ]
Video of Payback: TU volunteers in action
How does Trout Unlimited get so much great stream restoration work done? At least part of the answer is TU's army of grassroots volunteers. Check out this new video, called "Payback," that showcases the Snake River Cutthroats chapter and their hands-... [ READ MORE... ]
By Jerry Myers
The Salmon River country of Idaho lost a great friend recently when Hans Koenig passed away suddenly. Hans was the project director for the Upper Salmon Basin Watershed Program, and he was a “collaborator.” Collaboration is where two or more people or organizations work together... [ READ MORE... ]