If you fish, there is no law more important than the Clean Water Act. Period. End of debate.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will either uphold or gut that law tomorrow morning.
The list of rivers that have benefited from the protections of the Clean Water Act reads like a copy of the... [ READ MORE... ]
The Honorable Barbara Mikulski ChairCommittee on Appropriations U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20515
The Honorable Richard C. Shelby Ranking MemberCommittee on Appropriations U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20515
June 16, 2014
The Honorable Dianne FeinsteinChair, Subcommittee on Energy and Water... [ READ MORE... ]
Quite a few of us on the TU staff are suffering from a touch of Wolverine Envy these days, thanks to a brief mention given by Hugh Jackman on The Late Show with David Letterman recently.
Several weeks ago during the famed squala hatch in western Montana, TU staffers Tom Reed and Corey Fisher took... [ READ MORE... ]
Across the country, trout fishing is finally warming up after a bitter winter. Streams in the Rockies are flush with snowmelt. In the East, spring rains mean small brook trout streams are roaring. Come late summer, though, many of these waters where you’re catching fish now may be reduced to... [ READ MORE... ]
The morning light in the window is soft and bright. The old Labrador takes her time getting up out of bed. It’s cold in the room and I’m lamenting the fact that I didn’t turn the heat on last night.
These are signs of a spring in the Rockies. No need to check the forecast. No need to check the... [ READ MORE... ]
The excitement on her face when she brings her first native Colorado River cutthroat trout to her hands is infectious. Although she has only been fly fishing for a year seventeen year-old Haley Powell has spent the greater part of her life with her family and friends in places like Little Mountain... [ READ MORE... ]
I push aside backpacks, strollers and a wagon to clear the path for the 1970’s Schwinn single speed cruiser. Attached to the faded maroon steed is a bright yellow and blue trailer. Water bottles, Dora the Explorer books and countless snacks clutter the cabin. Look closely you will see a single fly... [ READ MORE... ]
Perk and Dave Perkins: visionary conservation leaders
By Scott Yates
Here in Montana, a touch of spring is in the air—and that means more than just a new fishing season. It also means Trout Unlimited’s dedicated staff and volunteers are actively readying for another restoration field season. In the... [ READ MORE... ]
by Derek Haider
I teach 7th grade Biology at Evanston (WY) Middle School (EMS). I have always found the life sciences fascinating, and with my enthusiasm for Wyoming and its wildlife, I embarked on a teaching career nine years ago.
After a few years of teaching, I found that students were... [ READ MORE... ]