Bigger fish will often lie in hard-to-reach habitat.
Ironically, 2020 is “The Year of the Rat.” Given how 2020 has unfolded so far, I actually consider that to be an insult to rats. But we are seeing some lifting of the pandemic fog where I live in Colorado and in many other places around the country—and fishing definitely stands to be affected… for better or worse.
The venerable Pheasant Tail Nymph turns up in most fly boxes, as it should. It’s a buggy pattern, and the iridescence of the peacock herl tied in as the bug’s abdomen always seems to draw trout to this classic fly. Over the years, the patterns has evolved somewhat, thanks largely to the introduction of synthetic … Read more
A TU member considers the delay of California’s Trout Opener along the Eastern Sierra and how anglers can help make sure angling regulations reflect scientific data.
Tying an extended-body fly … with ease
There will be some changes to fishing in Yellowstone this summer, at least at the beginning of the season.
To kick off our second semester as an organization, our 5 Rivers Trout Unlimited college club made its first official venture to Cotter, Arkansas, on a cold and clear weekend back in January. Nine of the club’s 23 inaugural members made the trip, sharing a cabin over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.
Watch as Tim Flagler ties the simple, yet elegant, Chuck Caddis
For backcountry anglers, now is the time to make sure your gear is ready
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.