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Eat a salmon for Bristol Bay

Bristol Bay, Alaska … the center of the earth for wild sockeye salmon. It’s also focus of our battle against the proposed Pebble Mine, which would create North America’s largest open-pit gold and copper mine next to some of the most important salmon rivers left on earth. Bristol Bay continues to produce one of the … Read more

Montana Angler supports clean water

Brian McGeehan is a business guy. He and his wife Ann own and operate Montana Angler Fly Fishing, a full-service fishing outfitting business in Bozeman, Mont. But Brian is also a conservation guy. Montana Angler’s “30 Back” program contributes 30 percent of retail profits to support local outdoor education and conservation. Being an advocate for … Read more

Sky Blue Outfitters supports clean water in Pennsylvania

https://www.tu.org/sites/default/files/blog/sky%20blue%20brown%20092817.jpg Pennsylvania is a fly angler’s state. And Rick Nyles is a fly angler – and a darn good one. Rick owns Sky Blue Outfitters in Fleetwood, Penn., and he’s Gold Level Trout Unlimited Business member who has been guiding all over the Keystone State on some of its best waters for 20 years. And … Read more

Fisher Guiding offers great gifts and more

It’s holiday gift time, TUers. Giving gifts is fun, but it can get a little tricky picking something just right. We’ve heard from folks who want to set up a fishing trip for an angler as a gift, but they’re not completely sure of what date or what trip type will work, which is why … Read more

Public fishing access? There’s an app for that

At TU, we’re strong defenders of our public lands. We see these lands as a legacy for future generations and a keystone in our efforts to protect, reconnect, restore and sustain coldwater fisheries across America. These are your lands and waters, to hunt and fish and hike and enjoy within the limits and the laws … Read more

New gear: Pescador on the Fly premium travel rods

You may remember seeing our friends at Pescador on the Fly in previous blogs or in TROUT Magazine. They are excited to announce that they are now shipping their new Premium Travel Fly Rods, currently available in 5 weight, but rest assured, they have more sizes on the way. These 9-foot fly rods are super … Read more