A nice American on a lousy day.
EPA and the Corps of Engineers Takes Step to Improve Fishing
For the past decade, a cloud has hung over 60 percent of the rivers and streams historically covered by the Clean Water Act, one of our country’s bedrock laws for protecting rivers, streams and wetlands. For more than... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chris Wood
That much closer…
Today, the head of the EPA announced that the agency would begin a process that could lead to the prohibition of industrial scale mining in Bristol Bay Alaska. Protecting Bristol Bay has been Trout Unlimited ’s top priority for nearly a decade. Tens of thousands of... [ READ MORE... ]
Location: West Virginia/Maryland Border
Type of stream: Freestone and tailwater
Angling methods Fly or spin
Species: Brookies, browns, cutthroat and rainbows
Access Easy to moderate
Season: All year Supporting
Short take: Your choice…browns, ‘bows, brookies, and cutts
Handicapped... [ READ MORE... ]
Many residents of West Virginia are in their fifth day without water as a result of a chemical spill into the Elk River. Our thoughts go out to the effected communities, and we wish the best to the cleanup crews who are working to contain the spill and restore the water supply. A federal... [ READ MORE... ]
Sept. 17, 2013
Chris Wood, President and CEO, Trout Unlimited (703) 284-9403
Statement from Chris Wood: TU stands ready to help Colorado recover from disaster
The following is from Chris Wood, president and CEO of Trout Unlimited:
All of us in the Trout Unlimited family are concerned... [ READ MORE... ]
I still remember reading a book as a boy about a bull shark that ran up a river in NJ and killed a father and son. Watch out wet waders! Seven feet and 500 lbs of fun coming at you. Perhaps a new entry for... [ READ MORE... ]
I met Gordon nearly 20 years ago when he still worked for the Department of Interior. I remember him telling me that he had NEVER gone more than two days in a row without fishing the Potomac. What a great guy.
From Animal's TPFR post...
I just spoke with Gordon Leisch. He is a former marine biologist and VERY long time Potomac fall line angler. His logs go back 50 years. We averaged the date of the first bite for a few species. Based on his records they are as follows.
Blue Catfish ... [ READ MORE... ]
Water temps are down into the 70s at the Turkey Run section of the Potomac. Carp were feeding in a side-channel but couldn't get them to bite. Pretty good smallmouth action swinging chartreuse streamers in areas with moderate current and rocky ledges. Now that the temps have dropped the area... [ READ MORE... ]