My name is Morgan Anderson and this summer I am interning with Trout Unlimited in Michigan. I am an incoming junior at the University of Michigan, studying Environmental Law and Policy. I began working for Trout Unlimited on the Rogue River Green Team after my senior year at Sparta High School, which really opened my eyes … Read more
The road that led me to quit my job and fly fish in North Carolina that summer was as twisty as the Blue Ridge Parkway itself. But after seven cancer surgeries and radiation, multiplied with the strain of a big job in a big city, the cracks began to show
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
Find purpose through fly fishing
“It is crucial that as a community and a nation we take care of the land and river that acts as an oasis for this prize fish because if we don’t, we are at risk of losing one of the most beautiful and complex ecosystems. While many rivers have seen a loss in native cutthroat, the Snake watershed has managed to remain as a native cutthroat dominated river, and that is something worth protecting.”
Have expectations of fair treatment and except nothing less. Connect with interesting people and be prepared bring your gifts to conservation and fly fishing. Join in, do the work, plant trees, tie flies, find and be a mentor and recognize and support good work
A great day for a double feature.
With patience and perseverence, Kerri Russell helped push TU toward a more inclusive and diverse future.
“Fishing has always been a part of my life, but it was not until middle school I picked up fly fishing. I wanted to spend time with my old man doing something other than golf and fly fishing intrigued me. I immediately loved the effortlessly methodical nature of the sport. I grew up fishing streams around northern Georgia and North Carolina.”
Biologist, mother, volunteer-extraordinaire,