Trout Unlimited this week unveiled its new double-lined face coverings designed to be worn by anglers who fish with and alongside others as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the nation
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
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
Arctic grayling provide a unique angling opportunity in Colorado.
A few months into the global pandemic, I know that I’m not the only one disappointed by postponed or cancelled plans. While our team pivoted our organizing and communications work so we can still advocate for coldwater fisheries in Alaska, much of our summer programming is cancelled to protect the small villages and towns in the communities we work from COVID-19. Perhaps our most disappointing but necessary cancellation is the Bristol Bay Fly Fishing and Guide … Read more
Congratulations to Ron Rhodes of South Pomfret, Vt., for winning the grand prize in the Trout Unlimited #ResponsibleRecreation contest. His name was selected randomly from hundreds of social posts that tagged @TroutUnlimited and used #ResponsibleRecreation hashtag. For participating and winning the random drawing, Ron, who posted on Twitter, is the lucky recipient of the grand-prize … Read more
Winners of the TU #ResponsibleRecreation contest will be announced June 17.
Practice #ResponsibleRecreation, win a fly rod
By Rob Shane If you told me I’d be stuck at home for an indefinite amount of time and encouraged to practice social distancing when I do leave the house, I never would have imagined it would result in me catching my personal best brown trout. It all came together on a beautiful, brisk morning — the way most great … Read more
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.