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... ]
Great first day in susquehanna Co. Pa.
Arivved for the 8 am opener alot of fishermen located along shore. Found nice pockets of rianbows in the pools above the rapids. Though the water was a little cloudy from the rain the day before.Took a chance on a spinner at 10: am and landed a nice 4lb ... [ READ MORE... ]
Reprinted from Roll Call, April 10, 2015
Trout season — the harbinger of spring and warmer weather — is upon us, and I’m looking forward to taking my kids fishing and swimming in our favorite stream along our land in West Virginia.
It might not look like much, but we’re happy to catch bass and blue... [ READ MORE... ]
Bristol Bay, Alaska took another step toward protection today when multi-national mining giant, Rio Tinto announced it was donating its 19 percent interest in the proposed Pebble Mine project, and abandoning any plans to mine for copper and gold from the Pebble deposit.
Good news for trout and... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]