580 volunteers cleaned-up 7.257 tons of trash - that's 14,500 pounds!!! Sweep-the-Hooch began four years ago. Last year 3.7 tons of trash was removed from the river and surrounding banks. Upper Chattahoochee TU, National Park Service-Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and Chattahoochee... [ READ MORE... ]
Why not clean-up 44 river miles in one day? Why not sweep clean the entire Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in one fell swoop? Why not have the largest river clean-up in Atlanta’s history? Why not? So we did!
That’s how Sweep-the-Hooch got started. Upper Chattahoochee Trout Unlimited,... [ READ MORE... ]
If you haven't checked out the information on the 2013 Annual Members Meeting, take a look. It is going to be a great time in Madison, WI with opportunities to learn and network with other Trout Unlimited members from around the country and your favorite TU National Staff members. We would like to... [ READ MORE... ]
TVA will be holding multipole clean-up operations on local waterways. Hope to see you there!
Last week TVA put a clean-up on south Holston great success!
After numerous "accident spills" the North Fork of the Holston river has taken many hits. This chemical company is putting so much pollution many...many fish have been caught with deformities and odd coloring. We should pitch in to have companies like this pay to clean up there own mess!
This River is a great river to fish in. Fish that are 24"-26" are common in this river. But, it wasn't like this 10 years ago, like South Holston this river suffered from extremely low oxygen level and high acid level from mining. Even though these problems haven't been completely fixed, the... [ READ MORE... ]
Waders - After each tip to a watershed you should thoroughly washed, especially the soles. The soles can carry invasive species like didymo algae, mud snail and more aquatic hitchhikers. You should then allow your wader to dry, but not out in the sun. The sun can crack and weaken the outer... [ READ MORE... ]