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A technician uses an antenna and radio receiver to locate fish in Milk Creek. By Brian Hodge As every TU member knows, salmon and trout depend on a steady supply of cool or cold water to survive. Accordingly, steam temperature serves as a relatively good index or predictor of salmonid habitat. [ READ MORE... ]
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by Randy Scholfield Conservation work can be a long, hard slog, so it’s important to celebrate the successes when they come—and this is big: Colorado TU’s years of hard work and negotiations paid off recently with a U.S. Forest Service settlement on Long Draw Reservoir that will launch a major [ READ MORE... ]
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 I  Whenever I'm on the road on my way to visit a beautiful natural place to camp and/or fish, I usually play some soothing music to get me in the mood. One of the songs on my playlist is "The Lucky One", by Allison Krauss. I feel like that guy in the song sometimes because, well, I've been lucky, [ READ MORE... ]
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By Noel Gollehon Two scientific studies published this month captured some pretty dramatic details of how climate change is affecting our rivers, lakes and streams. A recent article in Nature Geoscience described the first known case of river piracy due to climate change. In this case, the climate [ READ MORE... ]
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Native fish like the Gila trout pictured here can use support in political circles as much as in their rivers. Greg McReynolds/Trout Unlimited By Randy Scholfield Why don’t people care more about conservation and trout? And what can we do to change it? That was the pressing topic that kept coming [ READ MORE... ]
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Gila trout from Willow Creek, Gila National Forest.  by Randy Scholfield (All photos by Josh Duplechian) Some trout are, in the long arc of time, relative newcomers to the interior West. Take brown trout and rainbows—they’re been here for an eyeblink of history. Then there are trout that speak to [ READ MORE... ]
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Photo by The Missoulian Even though the northwest part of Montana got a lot of snow this year it's melting off early, which may still pose a threat to summer flows and fishing. Guides in Montana are communicating to ensure the fishing community understands that, just because the area has had a good [ READ MORE... ]
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By Sam Davidson I came across a video recently, on sockeye salmon migrating to the spawn in the Lake Iliamna area in Alaska. The productivity of this region for salmon is nothing short of amazing—and makes the proposed Pebble Mine, looming like the guillotine over the entire Bristol Bay ecosystem, [ READ MORE... ]
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As my friend Bill Hilts Jr. says in this piece about a 31-pound brown trout caught on the Niagara River, "things happen for a reason." This is a fish of a lifetime, and after you read the piece, you'll understand exactly what I mean. The human spirit, for all its frailties, is good. This proves it [ READ MORE... ]
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Fishing for steelhead at the mouth of the Carmel River in the 1960s. By Sam Davidson For most of the past year we have been living next to a river. This has changed the way I think about streams, and fishing. Every angler knows that rivers are dynamic (where they are not dammed, anyway). That is [ READ MORE... ]
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