House passes Moving Forward Act

“Clean water and healthy waterways are critical elements of the Nation’s infrastructure system,” said Chris Wood, president and CEO of Trout Unlimited. “They are rightly recognized as such by the ‘Moving Forward Act.’ Today, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we can see that more clearly than ever before. As individuals, we need clean water to wash our hands and to drink. As communities, we need healthy waterways to sustain our farms, fisheries, our recreation, and our economies

Time to act: Rare opportunity in Congress

This month in Congress, we have a remarkable opportunity that doesn’t come along very often—a chance to pass major legislation that would put Americans back to work while promising cleaner water, healthier rivers, and rebounding trout and salmon fisheries

Public land funding up for a crucial vote

This week the United States Senate will consider the S. 3422, the Great American Outdoors Act, which includes provisions to provide full, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and also provide $9.5 billion in funding to address the deferred maintenance backlog on public lands.

Share your #ResponsibleRecreation posts and win a fly rod

Everything is a little different these days, thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and how and where we fish should be different, too.
That said, fishing can be perfectly safe if we take the right precautions, and we’re encouraging all TU members and supporters to get outside and go fishing, but to do so using wisdom and caution. To that end, we’re inviting everyone, whether they are a TU member or not, to share photos and stories with us that show anglers practicing #ResponsibleRecreation and, in the process, have a chance to win some great prizes from TU

TU launches #ResponsibleRecreation campaign

A meme showing two anglers practicing social distancing

Trout Unlimited, along with a host of conservation partners, today launched the #ReponsibleRecreation campaign, an effort to encourage anglers and other outdoor recreation enthusiasts to get outside and enjoy America’s great outdoors, but to do so wisely and with great caution as the country continues to endure the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clean Water Rule Update: April 2020

The EPA’s new Waters of the U.S. Rule weakens the Clean Water Act, the landmark law that made many of America’s great rivers fishable and swimmable over the past half century. This puts in peril the sources of our rivers: the small headwater streams … where big fish go to make little fish. We need your help. Stand up for clean water now

Rising from the ashes

This is a special week for steelhead anglers, and others who care about the magnificent sea-run form of rainbow trout in its native range of the Pacific Northwest. On Friday at 5 p.m. PST, Wild Steelheaders United will launch “Rising from the Ashes,” a new film on the resurgence of summer steelhead in Washington’s Elwha … Read more