Trout and conservation get two big wins in Pennsylvania

By Rob Shane Pennsylvania’s trout fisheries were on the receiving end of two conservation wins recently.   The first is passage of legislation that will pump much needed revenue into the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s coffers.  The second is the long-awaited release of the 2020-2024 Draft Trout Stream Management Plan.   Over the past 16 years, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has not been able to implement a fishing license fee … Read more

When one door closes another opens

A lot of college internships have been cancelled this year because of the global pandemic. Bryce Larson, a senior at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, found herself in that boat but determined to explore her options. Her tenacity paid off by landing a Trout Unlimited summer internship working on a risk assessment for native Bonneville … Read more

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

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

Bringing back jobs and healthy rivers

Let’s get a win for clean water and healthy trout and salmon populations This month in Congress, we have a remarkable opportunity that doesn’t come along very often—a chance to advance a handful of issues that Trout Unlimited has worked on for more than a decade. Passing these priorities would put Americans back to work … Read more

LWCF is more than just fishing access

After having my first child, I found myself in a small town with very little connection to the world outside my four walls. As new moms often do, I felt isolated and exhausted and overwhelmed. My daughter, who was not wired to be much of a sleeper, would spend the days howling — a wild, … Read more

Keeping the heat on for Bristol Bay

Wild salmon pour into the rivers of Bristol Bay right now as they have for centuries, reminding us, once again, how truly incredible this place, its salmon and its way of life are. Meanwhile, TU’s Save Bristol Bay campaign is gearing up for critical milestones in the coming month — bringing the months and years … Read more