Our business is fish. Since 1959, Trout Unlimited has worked to conserve, protect and restore North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. We have protected more than 10,000 river miles nationwide and pioneered new scientific, legal and legislative tools to make America’s lakes and... [ READ MORE... ]
Chris Wood, President and CEO of Trout Unlimited, talks about a new way to protect public lands in the West.
Conservation in the West — particularly efforts to protect key parcels of public lands — is trapped in the partisan gridlock that grips Washington. But the package of lands bills that passed... [ READ MORE... ]
My first fly fishing experience was almost 20 years ago in Colorado, on the Blue River in Silverthorne. You've probably heard of it, but I had just moved to Summit County on a whim - possible only because of an equally willing spouse with a sense of adventure and the unknown. I spent my youth in... [ READ MORE... ]
Welcome to a New Year. At TU, we know that our volunteers and members are the beating heart of our organization, so we want to understand what members like about our organization and what we can do to improve the experience of being a member. Members are the glue that holds the organization... [ READ MORE... ]
It is great to see TU chapters flex their muscle within their local communities in a way that benefits fish and people, too. Such is the case of the Valley Forge Chapter in Pennsylvania. I met a bunch of their leaders early this spring, and they took me on a tour of Valley Creek.
Valley Creek,... [ READ MORE... ]
by Sam Snyder
Wild salmon lovers got an early Christmas present this week. Alaska’s new governor on Monday cut proposed funding for a controversial hydroelectric project on one of the state’s most productive salmon rivers.
Two months ago, I wrote this blog post about fishing the Susitna River,... [ READ MORE... ]
As part of our Climate Change Work Group activites, Jack Williams lead scientist for Trout Unlimited and Bill Lanzoni, Connecticut NLC and Climate Change Work Group member shared thoughts on "The Yankee Fisherman" on October 30, 2014.Listen to the rebroadcast here: http://www.hanradio.com/5762-... [ READ MORE... ]
(Photo by Jeff Nichols)
By Mark Kaelke
I am undoubtedly the least tech-savvy employee in the Trout Unlimited (TU) Alaska program but I try to make up for this deficiency by hoarding almost every piece of electronic information I have ever received or created. Although admittedly a misguided... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chris Wood
Last night, members of Congress came up with a bipartisan agreement to include significant land protections within a defense authorization bill that will likely come up for a vote in the House of Representatives this week, and the Senate next week.
It's been five years since we have... [ READ MORE... ]
It is so familiar to hear how climate change/urbanization/energy development/pick your issue are degrading fish habitat and leading to species decline. We should celebrate when the obverse is true.
There is a great essay in this month's American Fisheries Society journal, Fisheries, and an... [ READ MORE... ]