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... ]
A little more time to tell your version.
We are very excited to see the terrific chapter origin stories that have been submitted in the Origin Stories group. Witnessing the perseverance and deep generosity of our grassroots members is the best part of developing and sharing these stories. We know... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chris Wood
That much closer…
Today, the head of the EPA announced that the agency would begin a process that could lead to the prohibition of industrial scale mining in Bristol Bay Alaska. Protecting Bristol Bay has been Trout Unlimited ’s top priority for nearly a decade. Tens of thousands of... [ READ MORE... ]
Alaska’s top sporting event is the 1,000 mile Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome and this year a woman whose passion is to protect Bristol Bay wild salmon is competing in the grueling long-distance event.
Monica Zappa, 30, is dedicating her first Iditarod race toward raising public... [ READ MORE... ]
by Mark Kaelke
TU Southeast Alaska Project Director
Alaska is a place ruled by seasons and cycles that get fairly predictable after you experience them a few times. We harvest fish, berries and our gardens in the summer, hunt and chop wood in the fall, do various forms of sledding or skiing, take... [ READ MORE... ]
By Chad Shmukler
Despite being a land of staggering plenty, Alaska's Southeast is facing a number of challenges. Proposals for new mining operations and hydroelectric dams are looming and the logging industry -- a spectacular and perpetual loser both environmentally and... [ READ MORE... ]
Pete Wood, one of the great guides from Silver Creek Outfitters, carp fishing madman, and fantatstic intern with TU last summer in Arlington is featured here. Well worth watching...
Reflections of our chapters' past helps us move forward.
What's your story?
Ask any angler about how they were introduced to the great sport of fishing, and you are likely to get a well-developed story full of imagery and passion. We love to talk about how we became anglers, about our favorite... [ READ MORE... ]
The Pulp Fly phenomenon has struck again - for the third time - churning out yet another collection of top-notch writing with some well known, and some soon to be well-known outdoor writers in the industry.
The visionaries behind this series took a cue from the publishers of the early 20th century... [ READ MORE... ]