Group shot of NJ TU chapter members who participated in the second March Madness Fly Tying event held on Saturday, 3/22/14 in Cranford, NJ. Hosted by the Rahway River chapter, over 40 TU members honed their tying skills and donated flies to Project Healing Waters, Casting For Recovery and TU... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]
"Man, I wish I had a video camera," we've all thought it — watching the stream roll along, chatting with a passionate individual about a stream, a project or great days of fishing. With most of carrying smartphones in our pockets, we almost always do have a camera with us.
Shooting video can seem... [ READ MORE... ]
In the fall of 2012, TU launched a campaign aimed at getting more women to sign up as members. In just one year, over 2,600 women signed up and currently there is a National 13 percent retention rate so far on these trial members.
With the success of numerous events and courses, as well as local... [ READ MORE... ]
Last Friday we came a step closer to one of the most significant conservation victories of our time. The EPA announced that it is moving forward to protect Bristol Bay from industrial scale mining under the authority of the Clean Water Act.
Thank you for giving us the grassroots fuel to make this... [ READ MORE... ]
Apologies to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Ancient Mariner and Albatrosses everywhere.
Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to use. That’s how some Georgians may feel if Gov. Deal has his way in the General Assembly with SB 213, the cleverly named Flint River Drought Protection Act. It allows... [ READ MORE... ]
I put this together today just kind of making it up as I went along and came out with what I think is kind of like a hybrid Hare's Ear/ Copper John. I'd appreciate any feedback or opinions on how to make it better. I tied a few in tan and dark hare's ear as well. Here's the recipe:
Hook: Umpqua... [ READ MORE... ]
“Hunting and fishing are an indispensable social resourceof tremendous national value… Of course, we [anglers and hunters]have always known this, but until recently we failed to tell the public.” ~ Aldo Leopold. What do you want to leave for future generations? At some time, we all consider sharing... [ READ MORE... ]
Why, yes they are! It’s the Foxfire Boys and they’ll be picking and fiddling bluegrass music at the closing BBQ dinner hosted by the Georgia Council. Regional meetings are a great way to join fellow anglers from across the Southeast, make new friends, renew old friendships, get in some fishing and... [ READ MORE... ]
Did you ever notice or wonder why the fin on a fish looks like its been clipped? That's because it might have been clipped. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation clips one fin (usually Adipose) of every stocked Skamanian Steelhead. They do this at the hatchery before they... [ READ MORE... ]