Standing tall for small waterways

By Chris Wood This week the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers proposed a radical change in how the nation manages our streams and wetlands. For most of the first 30 years of the Clean Water Act, its rules applied to large and small, perennial and temporary, streams and virtually all wetlands. … Read more

Trying to keep a river from dying in Colorado

A brown trout caught during an electroshocking fish survey on the Big Cimarron River in Colorado. Trout Unlimited photo. By Cary Denison The Big Cimarron River shouldn’t go dry. This may seem like an obvious declaration about any trout stream. But the truth is, here in Colorado’s Gunnison Basin, and many other places in the … Read more

Drastic action for Washington kokanee

Bill Wayman (USFWS) demonstrating how to cryopreserve milt to the Kokanee Supplementation Group. Bill is showing how to handle the Dewar and the technique to properly freeze milt. By David Kyle Trout Unlimited is involved in some pretty cool species conservation work in Washington. Lake Sammamish Kokanee (non-anadromous sockeye salmon) are a unique species which, … Read more


Mike Dombeck sports a familiar pose. By Chris Wood You don’t realize it until it is too late. You forgot to say, “Thank you” or even, “Hello.” Jack Casey taught my sophomore and senior years high school English classes at Saint Peters in Je rsey City. He was a smallish man who would enthuse the … Read more

TU Enters New Partnership in Education

by Nick Halle It doesn’t take a rocket surgeon (yes, I know that’s not the typical idiom) to grasp that the future of conservation will depend heavily on the youth of today. Trout Unlimited’s youth education staff have been educating young people across the country on conservation and the outdoors in the hopes of instilling … Read more

Three things Congress should do before the end of 2018

With the end of the 115th Congress rapidly approaching, America’s lawmakers have a prime opportunity to advance the interests of anglers and sportsmen and -women across the country. Trout Unlimited urges members of Congress to do just that prior to January 3, 2019.In particular, the current lame-duck session of Congress provides the opportunity to reauthorize … Read more

An Incredible Year of Local, Grassroots Impact

Thanks to more than 300,000 volunteers, members and supporters, TU’s local impact continues to grow, with more than 731,000 volunteer hours reported in fiscal year 2018! By Jeff Yates Cold, clean, fishable water doesn’t come easy. It takes the right mix of protected headwater habitat, reconnected stream systems and the constant restoration of degraded areas … Read more