When heading to the river, or even thinking about it, as members of Trout Unlimited our vision becomes inherently multi-faceted. Heraclitus stated it perfect with "You could never step into the same river twice". We think of the target species, we think and review weather, flows, temps, and hatch... [ READ MORE... ]
Editor's note: This essay is one of the five finalists in the Be Steelheaded Essay contest. It comes to us from Dylan Tomine a Patagonia Fly Fishing Ambassador, recovering sink-tip addict, and the author of Closer to the Ground: An Outdoor Family’s Year on the Water, in the Woods and at the Table.... [ READ MORE... ]
By Kate Miller
Western Energy and Water Counsel
Fish in the Crooked River had a win in Oregon this week.
With unanimous support, a bill passed that provides for releases of previously unallocated water to benefit the downstream fishery
You’re reading that right: Unallocated water. For fish. In... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of A Better Path: Stewardship of the Metolius River
Editor’s note: Happy Trout Tuesday! This is part of an ongoing series looking at an incredible and underloved species of fish - the interior redband trout - and a recently signed Conservation Agreement that will promote conservation of... [ READ MORE... ]
Video of Hank Patterson's Reel Montana Announcement
This just in...
Hank Patterson's Reel Montana Adventure debuts next Friday, Nov. 7, at the Wilma Theater in Missoula, Mont., and if you're a TU member, you can buy a ticket to the show on Saturday, Nov. 1 for only $8. Normal asking... [ READ MORE... ]
By Jack Williams
If you think of Nevada, you probably think of slot machines, or maybe driving the big open valleys that lay across the state in between north-south oriented mountain ranges. If you fish the state, you may be familiar with Lahontan cutthroat trout that range across the north from... [ READ MORE... ]
By Scott Yates
Work begins this week on a groundbreaking project to give fish in the Methow Valley in the state of Washington a much needed boost.
According to Northwest Public Radio: "[The project] would put nearly 7,000 gallons-per-minute of water back in the Methow and Twisp rivers. That aids... [ READ MORE... ]
You never really know what you're going to get when you bring a bunch of eastern Idahoans together for a public hearing on matters pertaining to natural resources. In this, the reddest of the red states, it's easy to become frustrated at what can sometimes be a polarized perspective when it comes... [ READ MORE... ]
TU has asked you time and again to comment in order to protect a place that few people from the Lower 48 have had the opportunity to see for themselves. We’ve asked you to take our word for the fact that Bristol Bay is a beautiful, unique, thriving fishery. (In Feone to see it for him or herself. (... [ READ MORE... ]
Photo by: Michael Gallacher/Missoulian
By Warren Coyler
Hard rock mining for gold and other valuable minerals played an important role in our country's history, but it also left behind a legacy of pollution and degradation in wild places like Montana's Ninemile Creek, a tributary to the Clark Fork... [ READ MORE... ]