Interview with Richard Louv

Richard Louv joined Trout Unlimited to discuss public lands, the pandemic and his newest book, “Our Wild Calling.” Louv, a former journalist, is best known for his 2005 book, “Last Child in the Woods,” which sparked an international movement to re-connect children with nature. Since then, he has also published “The Nature Principle,” in 2011 … Read more

TU staffers celebrate Public Lands Month

To celebrate Public Lands Month, many TU staffers took to their local public lands and waters to participate in #ResponsibleRecreation. Staying close to home while still getting out to enjoy the outdoors has been imperative for many during the pandemic. Here are some of their stories: Exploring public land heritage along the Columbia River Tsagaglalal.  … Read more

Show your support for Snake River salmon and steelhead

We have a small window of opportunity to encourage Congress to introduce legislation that will recover salmon and steelhead on the Snake River.  But we need to show hunters and anglers care about bringing back our salmon and steelhead.  Sign the petition today and Trout Unlimited will deliver it to delegates in the Pacific Northwest, urging them … Read more

A look at Loon’s new Rogue hook-removal forceps

For me, a good pair of forceps has become a requirement on the water, particularly during summer when I’m fishing more frequently and, subsequently, catching more fish (hopefully!). Forceps or hemostats are great multi-purpose tools — they help with hook removal, they mash barbs down and they can even be helpful when untying knots. But, … 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

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