Trout Unlimited Launches New Website for TUTV Fans!

Wed, 10/06/1999

Trout Unlimited Launches New Website for TUTV Fans!

Trout Unlimited Launches New Website for TUTV Fans! Provides Schedules, Fishing Tips, Shopping, and more


10/7/1999 --  --  Trout Unlimited today unveiled a new website -- -- dedicated to providing up-to-the-minute program details to viewers of its hit ESPN2 television series, Trout Unlimited Television. TUTV returned to ESPN2 today at 12:30 and 6:00 p.m. (ET) with an all-new episode featuring steelhead fishing on remote Alaskan rivers.

The new web site launched today features:

-- Complete 1999 ESPN2 Schedule information for TUTV (The series airs Thursdays and Sunday Mornings on ESPN2 through December 31, but air times vary from week to week). -- In-depth information on each of the sites where TUTV was filmed this year, gear and fly recommendations, outfitter info and still photos from the series. -- A comprehensive guide for beginning fly-fishers. -- A shopping area where viewers can buy selected angling gear as used on TUTV. Trout Unlimited Television (TUTV) returns to ESPN2 Thursday, October 7 with 13 all-new adventures in angling and conservation. The schedule for the 1999 Season spotlights world-class fly-fishing in Alaska, California, Wisconsin, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Maine, Montana, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon, Montana and Arkansas. Montana guide Tim Linehan returns as series host for the October-December 1999 run.

Trout Unlimited Television is produced by Barrett Productions, and is made possible by TU's "Conservation Partners" -- a select group of corporations who understand the importance of protecting and restoring our coldwater fisheries and their watersheds, and who underwrite TU's on-the-ground conservation efforts in addition to sponsoring the television program.

TU's "Conservation Partners" for 1999 are Glenmorangie Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky through TU's Shared Streams watershed program, DLJ Direct on-line brokerage (, Ford Trucks, wader manufacturer Hodgman, Inc., and Sage Fly Rods.

Sponsors providing equipment and additional support include Abel Automatics (reels), Action Optics, Clackacraft Drift Boats, float tubes by Classic Accessories, and Clear Creek bags and rod cases.

Founded in 1959 in Grayling, Michigan, Trout Unlimited is America's leading coldwater fisheries conservation organization. TU's 100,000 members in 500 local chapters nationwide are dedicated to the conservation, protection, and restoration of North America's trout and salmon and their watersheds.

Date: 10/7/1999


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