Unlocking the potential of angler science

By Kent Johnson, Carter and Sarah Borden and Dan Dauwalter Trout Unlimited has an army of volunteer anglers on the water every day. This makes the organization rife with potential to crowdsource data on streams and rivers to educate anglers and inform coldwater conservation. This is the reason Angler Science is emphasized in TU’s Strategic … Read more

Pescador on the Fly

One of the best things about my job — and there are a lot of best things — is working with young companies. These are businesses, often run by young entrepreneurs, who haven’t been on the fly fishing scene for very long. Don’t get me wrong, I love all our TU Business members. I love … Read more

TU continues wetland restoration in Rogue River watershed

By Jamie Vaughan Trout Unlimited and local partners recently completed construction on a wetland restoration in downtown Cedar Springs, Mich.  With help from a grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) this is the second wetland restoration that Trout Unlimited has implemented in this community, which is home to Cedar Creek, an important coldwater tributary to the Rogue River.  … Read more

The Salmon Superhighway

On the north coast of Oregon, six major river systems spanning 940 square miles that drain into Tillamook and Nestucca bays provide a historic opportunity for science, collaboration between landowners, resource agencies and other stakeholders, and joint efforts of volunteers and professionals to come together to reconnect productive habitat for six species of anadromous (ocean-going) … Read more

Central Coast Striped Bass Survey

By Tim Frahm California’s central coast once produced a lot of wild steelhead. Steelhead were a staple food for the labor force that built some of the state’s famed Spanish missions over 200 years ago. Today, however, central coastal steelhead are threatened. Trout Unlimited, through our Golden Gate and Steinbeck Country chapters, is working with … Read more

Grassroots partnerships key trout wins in Wisconsin

By Chris Collier I think it’s fair to say that every person who gets involved with Trout Unlimited quickly learns that the organization has become what it is today because of its commitment to being a grassroots organization. This local-level focus leads to strong partnerships and a connection to projects important to communities and native … Read more

Oregon Public Lands Bill Advances Through Senate Committee

Earlier today, Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley’s bill to protect portions of public lands in the Molalla and Rogue River watersheds, as well as over 100,000 acres of the Kalmiopsis region in Southwest Oregon from mining was favorably reported by the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and is now ready for … Read more