This year's first-place winner, Hugh, tells us about how he tried to learn to fly fish just by reading books. Read about how everything finally fell into place when he got to go to camp. I suspect that this weekend, Hugh will be outside again, continuing to practice the skills he learned from TU... [ READ MORE... ]
This year's second-place winner is James, who attend TU camp this past summer in New Hampshire. James reminds us of all the reasons we fly fish. Thank you, James, for sharing your story.
Camp: NH Kids Trout Camp
TU Chapter: Basil W. Woods
Favorite River: My favorite river is the CT. River and... [ READ MORE... ]
By Franklin Tate
Sometimes it is downright difficult to put something into words. Try as you might, you can’t take a personal experience and capture it in sentences or paragraphs. Language up and fails you, neglecting to convey, translate or relate.
Such was my challenge as director of TU’s... [ READ MORE... ]
Our next runner-up this year is Ethan, who attended TU Camp this past summer in Georgia. Ethan's story reminds us just how much camp can mean to a teen, and of the healing power that we all find in rivers. Thank you, Ethan, for sharing your story.
Camp: Georgia TU camp at Rabun Gap
TU... [ READ MORE... ]
Every summer, TU Camp and Academy graduates are invited to enter the TU Teen essay contest, in which they share their camp experiences. This year we have four winners, and we'll be sharing the winning essays and a litte bit about the writers throughout the month of October.
Rachel is a runner-up... [ 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... ]
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... ]
(located on Sagehen Creek about 10 miles north of Truckee, California) for the first annual Sierra Trout Camp. “This is the most accessible and technical youth fly fishing camp in California,” says David Lass, TU’s northern California field manager. “The camp provides students with hands-on... [ READ MORE... ]