My journey with TU and Cold Water Conservation has been pretty rapid. I participated in a Trout in the Classroom camp ran by Jim McCarron at my local elementary school. I had always been interested in fishing prior to the camp, but my new infatuation with fly fishing began to blossom as I spent a... [ READ MORE... ]
I attended the TU Teen Summit with one goal in mind; learn how to get teens involved with Trout Unlimited and learn how to keep them involved. Attending the camp gave me some direction on how to begin to do this. Perhaps the biggest thing I learned from the camp is that there are, in fact, other... [ READ MORE... ]
As a returning participant of the TU Teen Summit, I can successfully say that the 2013 Summit in Jackson, WY and its crew spawned great new ideas for solving the problem of lasting youth membership within TU. Though the thirty of us that gathered (ten returning from the original summit) brought... [ READ MORE... ]
Reports are starting to roll in from TU camps across the country, and it's all good news. Another summer come and gone, and lots more conservation and fly fishing learned and done. Here's a peek from New Hampshire, the first one to share their summer's video.
Stay tuned for more videos as they... [ READ MORE... ]
Just last week, 30 TU Teens from across the country gathered in beautiful Grand Teton Naitonal park to network, learn about conservation, plan the future of TU Teens, and, of course, fish. You're going to be hearing a lot about it from them over the coming weeks and months, so I don't want to give... [ READ MORE... ]
An awesome, detailed video from the Mad Dog TU summer camp for teens in Vermont!
Ever wonder what it is like to be a TU camper? Besides the fishing, tying, and field work, what really happens at TU’s summer camps and academies? Well, for the first time, we get a look at the campers’ perspectives—a glimpse of exactly what TU Teens think about our fly fishing and conservation... [ READ MORE... ]
The teenage years are often associated with drama in a person’s life. After all, it is while a teen that all sorts of firsts happen and we really begin to take shape as an individual. The techno revolution hasn’t done all that much to squelch the average teen’s desire to have an opinion, exercise... [ READ MORE... ]