Author

Mark Taylor

  • Restoration

    Trout Unlimited Presents: Flowing Free

    Recovering native trout and restoring communities in Wisconsin On a seasonably mild early September day last year, Chris Collier stood on a bridge deep in Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. As he watched the creek flow under his feet, Collier couldn’t help but smile. The newly installed bridge had replaced a culvert blocking fish passage, and…

  • Fishing Restoration

    Watch now: Little Stream, Big Magic

    Film highlights how U.S. Fish & Wildlife and TU are teaming up for brook trout in West Virginia In the opening seconds of the new film “Little Stream, Big Magic,” Trout Unlimited’s Dustin Wichterman drops a profound and powerful tip. “If you want to know the secret to catching fish,” Wichterman starts before breaking into…

  • Veterans Community Fishing

    Forging ahead: a Veterans Day story

    Fly-fishing the foundation for a special bond between volunteer and veteran SALEM, Va. — The guide, like any experienced guide, was helpful but firm. “Try to cast to that seam,” she said. “And mend a little sooner.” Seyward McKinney reacted with a barely audible, “OK.” She was too busy concentrating to waste effort talking. “That…

  • Fishing

    A trail for trout (and more)

    TU volunteers play key role in Maryland Fly Fishing Trail launch Pennsylvania has its “Scooped” trail of ice cream shops. There’s an “I-87 Brewery Trail” in the Catskills. Virginia touts its “Crooked Road” music trail to bluegrass enthusiasts. And now, with help of Trout Unlimited volunteers, Maryland has introduced the nation’s first statewide Fly Fishing…

  • From the field

    Future bright for premier wild trout fishery in the East

    Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps TU and partners boost efforts in the Delaware River watershed Juggling three balls can be tricky. Try 19. That’s how many projects Jo-Anne Humphreys has had on her plate this year as a stream restoration specialist for Trout Unlimited’s Northeast Coldwater Habitat Program. “It’s been my busiest professional year ever,” said…