Chris Santella, author of the new book, "Why I Fly Fish," is one of the most recognizable names among fly fishing writers in the country, in part because his bylines appear regularly in the pages of the New York Times (among other prestigious publications), but also because he's so darn good at... [ 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... ]
Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is a hands-on environmental education program for students of all ages. It allows students to raise trout from eggs to fingerlings begining in October and then release them into watershed streams in the spring.Throuough the school year students study trout biology and... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of Ashton Kutcher on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1
We all know that comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is a rabid fly fisher, but did you know that actor Ashton Kutcher, star of the new movie, "Jobs," is also a trout bum? He showed up on the set of Kimmel's show recently with the hat to... [ READ MORE... ]
by Toner Mitchell
According to Ryan Flynn, Secretary-Designate of the New Mexico Environment Department, approximately 30 percent of his state’s streams fall short of one or more standards for acceptable water quality. Rivers display impairments associated with erosion and associated turbidity,... [ READ MORE... ]
Sleeping with the fishes
by Toner Mitchell
I’m one of those people who wishes for a kind of reincarnation where I get to choose what my next life will be. I’d like to be the most extreme steelhead bum imaginable: a shed in the forest, my pork and beans as cold as my whiskey is warm, the... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1
Jimmy Kimmel's wife must have raised an eyebrow last week when her husband interviewed comedic actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and the conversation turned to fly fishing. Kimmel uttered the phrase, "It's really the only thing I care about ..... [ READ MORE... ]
This June, twelve young Bristol Bay residents, gathered at Mission Lodge on Lake Aleknagik for a week-long, on river course that helped develop their skills as guides, taught them how to fly fish and got into some nitty-gritty discussions on the dynamics between fishing (whether with a net or rod... [ READ MORE... ]
All it takes is a little water, and some tough feet, for a good time.
One of the best parts of hanging with kids on the water is how long they can entertain themselves by simply turning over rocks, or skipping stones.