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We bring people who care about coldwater fisheries together to protect, reconnect and restore the places they love to fish.

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We protect important habitat and work on the ground to restore the special places where trout and salmon live.

We fish here so you can fish there

The Potomac River is a great fishery thanks to the Clean Water Act. Not only did that landmark law stop the direct discharge of pollutants from straight pipes into the river, it minimized the runoff from other development activities.

State of TU, 2019

TU President and CEO Chris Wood delivers the annual State of Trout Unlimited presentation at our annual meeting in Arkansas. 


We’re more than just a fishing club — but fishing is in our DNA. If we take care of the fish, the fishing will take care of itself.

Veterans Services Partnership

Trout Unlimited’s Veterans Service Partnership is a nationwide effort initiated in 2011 to bring the healing power of the water to those who have served our nation so boldly. We are seeing miracles, large and small, on a regular and increasing basis.

Not only does the VSP work to help veterans recovering from the horrors of war, it serves families of veterans and survivors of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. At TU, we understand that fishing and water have true healing properties—that removing stress and introducing peace and rythm to the lives of real American heroes can be beneficial, both in the short term and for years to come.

Help us honor those who served us so unselfishly.


We sleep, breathe and occasionally even eat trout and salmon — and we love to talk about it.

Tips for Anglers

With the best anglers in the business, we obsessively gather and share tips to make you a better angler.

GEAR Reviews

We put the newest and best gear to the test. From rods to reels, feather to fur, we’ve got you covered.

Get Your Gear

Shop exclusive deals on great gear. We’ve got custom rods, reels and TU apparel to help you show your support.

Get Involved

Becoming a member is a great first step, but there are many more ways you can protect our trout and salmon.  Join us!

Sensibly managing our lands for future generations

There are two requirements for quality fishing and hunting opportunities:  healthy habitat and access.


Conservation happens on many levels.  And we’re as comfortable getting wet as we are in a classroom or in the halls of government.

Take Action

Acting for conservation can take on many forms. Donate your talent and make an impact.


Want to help out? Check out our tacklebox to learn all about the many ways you can lend a hand.

Act Locally

With 387 chapters in 36 councils across the country, we’re in your neck of the woods.

Our approach

The best conservation work is done between landowners, agencies, non-profits and other stakeholders.

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