Hiking the CDT: Long hikes in the rain and tent trouble

That day, it only rained for about six hours after lunch. Aiden, my oldest sister, Ethan, my cousin who is walking with us for six weeks, and I listened to some stand-up comedy to pass the time. When we got into camp, after 18 miles, it was still raining. We spent about five minutes looking for some sheltered areas to set up our tent. Once we found three spots we all started setting up our tents as fast as we could.

Aquaz and TU Alaska

The Trout Unlimited Alaska team is excited to introduce a new partnership with Aquaz Fishing. The new offer will help raise funds to support TU’s work in Southeast Alaska, specifically with the America’s Salmon Forest campaign focused on maintaining and, where needed, restoring the spawning and rearing habitat for fish and wildlife in the Tongass National Forest.   America’s Salmon Forest is a coalition of fishermen, business owners and … Read more

Meet Niyah Banfill: TU intern in Michigan

My name is Niyah Banfill and I am a Trout Unlimited summer intern in Michigan.  I am an incoming sophomore at Central Michigan University, majoring in Environmental Science and minoring in Chemistry. I began working alongside Trout Unlimited through their Rogue River Green Team when I was a junior at Rockford High School and spent two summers on the Green Team.   This summer, I am interning with Trout Unlimited for my … Read more

We Are TU: Gustavo Castano

We care about clean water, healthy fisheries and vibrant communities. We roll up our sleeves to volunteer, we sit on our boards, and we strategize as members and leaders of staff. We want you to join us.  For a discounted first-time membership, click here: https://gifts.tu.org/we-are-tu  The aim of this blog series is to highlight our friends, in … Read more

Trout Buddy Driftless Guides

This week, we begin our series on great Trout Unlimited Business members with a look at this conservation success story and destination fishery through the eyes of a great guide, Mike Warren from Trout Buddy Driftless Guides in LaCrosse, WI.