Member demographics

TU members are first and foremost conservation-minded people. The majority of our members joined TU "to do my part to preserve trout and salmon."

96% are male
79% are married
78% hold college degrees
40% hold master's or doctoral degrees
59% work in professional or managerial positions
49% have a household income of over $100,000
Median age is 51 years
Median of 28 years angling

While our membership surveys indicate that the majority of TU's members prefer fly fishing, TU does not endorse any specific method of angling. Whatever your style, we do encourage catch-and-release fishing as a means of conservation. The only prerequisite is that you care about the future of America's trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds - and want to do something about it.


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