The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world body for assessing the state of scientific knowledge related to climate change, released a report last week that should be on everyone’s radar.
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The author and Bob Clouser By Jack Rodgers A few years before I started my internship at Trout Unlimited, I had the incredible opportunity to meet fly-fishing legend and inventor of the Clouser Minnow, Bob Clouser. Growing up in the Washington, D.C., area does not offer very many opportunities to catch trout. Fortunately for me, … Read more
By Jonathan Wilson-Thieroff The 2019 Trout Unlimited Teen Summit recently took place outside of Anaconda, Montana, on the shores of Georgetown Lake. Although we stayed at the lake, most of our days were spent around Silver Bow and Rock creeks. We learned a lot about the mining history in the area, the impact it had … Read more
By Taylor Ridderbusch On Friday, both the House and Senate introduced bills to reauthorize and increase funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The identical bills would reauthorize the program for five more years and incrementally increase the funding level from $300 million to $475 million, which was the original funding level for the … Read more
By Rob Shane On July 16, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) approved the upgraded designation of than 70 streams to “Wild Trout” and “Class A wild trout” status. This successful rulemaking came in response to almost 200 public comments from TU members and supporters in favor of the proposed designation. Many of the … Read more
Most recently, this little douse of hope arrived at the TU office in Anchorage.
By Duke Welter On a recent morning near Viroqua, Wisc., an angler didn’t know what to expect. Temperatures the day before had reached the upper 80s, the latest in a hot string. Overnight rains had some impact. Fields were wet and larger waters ran cloudy, but weren’t unfishable. Heading first to one of the “forks” … Read more
Trout Unlimited has teamed up with Omaze, a company that organizes giveaways that give back, to offer one lucky winner and a friend a getaway fly-fishing adventure in Bristol Bay.
By Chris Collier Culverts aren’t exactly known to be a reason that people get on a river, but that’s exactly what happened on a warm May afternoon in northern Wisconsin. On a beautiful Northwoods spring day, more than 50 local government, tribal, state, federal and non-profit representatives gathered in Laona, Wisc., to learn about road … Read more
By Nick Sanchez and Jamie Vaughan Urban sprawl, development and agricultural pressures have deforested much of southern Michigan. In rapidly developing areas of southern Michigan, forest and farmland loss continues to this day. Luckily, family forest owners, like the Krug Family, are taking steps to protect their forests and the important waters that flow through … Read more