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.
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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
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.
Should New Mexicans have the right to wade, float and swim in all the state’s waterways? And if that’s the case, what does that mean for private landowners?
By Mark Taylor A team approach is helping improve trout habitat on a popular fishing stream near Harrisonburg, Va. Trout Unlimited’s national staff partnered with the local TU chapter and a property owner to improve a section of Beaver Creek, a spring-fed stream that runs through private land but that is open to public fishing through a unique cooperative program. The … Read more
No, southern Florida isn’t a trout fishery (at least not of the salmonid variety). But we’re all connected by water, and the Everglades might be the best living laboratory in the country that explains the virtues of water, not just to people, but to every living thing. Our friends at Orvis took to the Everglades … Read more
Early season trout fishing on the high desert of Idaho
Can we safely go fishing during the outbreak? A retired emergency room physician answers the questions we’ve all be asking about the wisdom of hitting the water during these troubling times.