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Due to declining plankton populations, Lake Michigan waters are clearing, but the plankton decline has put the Lake's salmon fishery on life support. An interesting story about an effort to gather baseline info. 
For the 3rd consecutive year, the Trout Unlimited Veterans Service Partnership is pleased to partner with TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) to co-host a TAPS men’s retreat.
TU Angler Science is implementing a very cool new program we are calling "Discover Didymo Distribution" or D3, for short. The project is kicking off in North Carolina with collaboration between Dr. Brad Taylor, head of the Department of Ecology at North Carolina State University, and the North [ READ MORE... ]
  TU'ers are taking advantage of some great fall fishing opportunites in the fly fishing for trout capitol of the world, Bozeman, MT.  We have over 80 TU anglers signed up for the Fishing Day on September 28th! 
The fishing in southwest Montana has been excellent!  We do have some low rivers and have had some warm weather which has prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks to implement some "hoot owl" restrictions on fishing on the lower Madison, Jefferson, lower Gallatin, and Big Hole.
Day 2 of the Veterans Service Partnership Couples trip. Slough Creek was on fire! Green Drakes were hatching and the Slough Creek Cutthroat were chowing down. It was a superb day of dry fly fishing. On day 1, we had an informal, fun contest over who would catch the first fish.
Blog Post BY mtdave ON June 27, 2016 - 0 COMMENTS
TU VSP at Slough Creek-Day 1
Day 1 at the ranch on Slough Creek was wonderful! We had beautiful weather, the Cutthroat trout of Slough Creek were ready to play, and the Green Drake mayflies and Golden Stoneflies obliged them. All our veteran couples caught fish on dry flies, and thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
We've started up a Group for the 2016 Annual TU Meeting fishing activities.
Bozeman, Montana is known as the “fly fishing for trout capitol of the world.”  Within a 50 mile radius of Bozeman flow literally 100’s of miles of Blue Ribbon trout streams including the Gallatin, the Madison, and the Yellowstone.  The 2016 Annual TU Meeting is being held in Bozeman from Septemb
by Dave Kumlien For the past several years, TU's Veterans Service Partnerhship has been blessed with the opportunity to take a group of veteran couples on a spectacular fly fishing trip to Slough Creek in Montana and Yellowstone Park.