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If you fish, there is no law more important than the Clean Water Act. Period. End of debate.
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee will either uphold or gut that law tomorrow morning.
The list of rivers that have benefited from the protections of the Clean Water Act reads like a copy of the... [ READ MORE... ]
Statement in Tribute to Billy Frank, Jr.
Trout Unlimited was saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Billy Frank, Jr. Mr. Frank, up until the very end, was a tireless advocate for tribal treaty rights and for Pacific Northwest salmon.
A member of the Nisqually Indian Tribe in south... [ READ MORE... ]
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... ]
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... ]