Quite a few of us on the TU staff are suffering from a touch of Wolverine Envy these days, thanks to a brief mention given by Hugh Jackman on The Late Show with David Letterman recently.
Several weeks ago during the famed squala hatch in western Montana, TU staffers Tom Reed and Corey Fisher took... [ READ MORE... ]
It’s just us out here. Me and her.
It’s cold and windy and the while the water looks promising, I don’t quite feel the same promise as I would if I had the day to myself and conditions were...different.
I’ve been thinking a lot about legacies lately, about what we take, what we leave, and what we... [ READ MORE... ]
Small Company, Big Dedication to Conservation
Scott Hed - Sportsmens Alliance for Alaska
Leading up to the start of winter “show season,” I asked some of our terrific partner brands from the fly fishing industry to contribute a few prizes for a promotion we ran during the Fly Fishing Show tour... [ READ MORE... ]
By Shauna Sherard
The hopes of finding fish were slim.
“River’s probably still dead,” they said. Heard it more than once.
Driving through the burn, it was easy to believe. It was all the clichés a burned landscape could be. Bleak. Apocalyptic. Lonely.
I hadn’t returned til now. No one I knew had... [ READ MORE... ]
A film festival dedicated to telling the stories of watersheds in the Pacific Northwest will feature three films put together by Trout Unlimited.
The “Stories of Our Watersheds Film Event,” put on by River Restoration Northwest will show 15 short films at the Hollywood Theater in Portland,... [ READ MORE... ]
We spend hours tying, wading and casting, often only to give the fish we catch back to the river. We plant willows, build fences and raise money for restoration. We give back to the resources that give us our identity and grow the angling community.
As one of the oldest and largest companies in fly... [ READ MORE... ]
Today's water-sharing agreement bodes well for Klamath River salmon, steelhead and anglers. Photo courtesy Craig Nielsen/Shasta Trout Guides
Today marks another milestone in progress towards a comprehensive solution for one of America’s most troubled river systems: the Klamath River.
This morning... [ READ MORE... ]
There was a meadowlark here yesterday. I know there was.
I know because I rolled down the window and said “Look! Clare. Look at the bird.”
I pointed to the little yellow breast, perched on the barb wire.
“Clare, look at the meadowlark.”
She turned in her carseat to where I pointed.
“Do you see it... [ READ MORE... ]
Maybe you have seen this going around? About the little fish that our big fish eat?
As fishermen, we fight over a lot of things: water, hatcheries, habitat, harvest.
But when’s the last time we took a stand for something from which we all benefit? You know, like what happens in the ocean, where... [ READ MORE... ]
There was a time, a better time, or so they say, when good legislation made it through Congress on its merits. Those days, if they even existed, are long gone replaced with a modern version of political division – one so deep even good ideas easily get the boot.
It’s a climate that leaves many... [ READ MORE... ]