In 1989 while driving along Route 11E from Johnson City to Greeneville, Tennessee, Bill Guinn saw a magnificent visa to the south - the mountain range of the Cherokee National Forest. It was at that moment that Bill (an avid fly-fisherman) thought about all the streams in those... [ READ MORE... ]
“Doc” receiving award from his namesake chapter in 1998
The Doc Fritchey Chapter’s roots date back to 1970 when a single chapter served the needs of southcentral Pennsylvania TU members. At that time, Cumberland Valley TU, whose membership ranks included Dauphin County, was focused mainly on... [ READ MORE... ]
When Europeans arrived in Pennsylvania, “Penn’s Woods,” trees covered 90% of the land and brook trout thrived in its streams. The Allegheny Mountains were America’s western frontier in colonial times. In 1758, from a fort built at the mountain village of Ligonier, now home to Trout Unlimited’s... [ READ MORE... ]
The El Dorado Chapter operates in El Dorado County, California. Our core group from the broad Placerville area gathered together in 2010 to escape from the Sac-Sierra Chapter and establish our own identity. We rapidly established a chapter, began operation and nearly doubled our base membership to... [ READ MORE... ]
The Iroquois Chapter of Trout Unlimited officially began in the Central New York region in 1969 under the guidance of several local sportsmen.
At that time, the National Headquarters of Trout Unlimited was located in Michigan and shortly thereafter moved to Denver. The Assistant Director of T.U. ... [ READ MORE... ]
If you haven’t heard by now, every TU chapter has the opportunity to share the story of their chapter and win prizes for their chapter. We want to hear your chapter’s story too. The grand prize for the best story is a screening of the Fly Fishing Film Tour provided by our friends at F3T. This could... [ READ MORE... ]
Reflections of our chapters' past helps us move forward.
What's your story?
Ask any angler about how they were introduced to the great sport of fishing, and you are likely to get a well-developed story full of imagery and passion. We love to talk about how we became anglers, about our favorite... [ READ MORE... ]