“In lobbying advocacy, you have just a minute or two to make a point. If you can’t do it effectively in that time you are done and out,” said Steve Moyer, Vice President of Government Affairs for Trout Unlimited. “The TU Science team gives us the opportunity to make that first meeting count by providing credible, accurate and effective messaging. I’ve seen it over and over, particularly with Waters of the United States.”
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It is necessary for TU members to reflect on their path to angling and conservation and understand that not everyone has walked similar paths
Articulated streamers are quickly becoming some of my favorite patterns to tie at the vise
There’s a new class of STREAM Girls to welcome in West Michigan to thanks to Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore, Trout Unlimited, and some amazing dedicated volunteers. This month 30 Brownies, juniors, and...
Today we only have Lahontan cutthroat trout in 73 streams across the Great Basin — almost all are isolated and most of those populations exhibit low genetic diversity
Why do we need wild salmon and steelhead to thrive in the Snake River? Because they make connections. Wild salmon connect the Sawtooth Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Fish born in the rivers find their way to the sea, only to return at the end of their...
Given its dearth of trout fisheries, the state of New Mexico can boast of very few secret hot spots. One of these, a favorite of mine forever, is prone to extreme high water temperatures during the summer but becomes decent at the end of irrigation season. Its browns...
In a nutshell, science provides a credible thread through our intentions, actions and outcomes. Layer onto credibility a bit of inspiration, education and efficiency, and we have the ingredients for a TU Science vision statement.
On Tuesday morning we found that one next basket holding our trout eggs had come apart, and some trout eggs fell to the bottom of the tank. Although they seem to be fine, we are not sure if we should get them back into the nest basket or leave them. Trout eggs should...
The Firehole River above Firehole Falls was once a fishless ribbon of water sourced largely from hot springs, geysers and primordial seeps that pushed to the surface from the bowels of the planet.
“Science is a part of everything we do at Trout Unlimited. We want to spend some time this week sharing with the world the many ways science makes us smarter and better advocates for conservation,” said Chris Wood.
Kara Tripp and Lynae Axelson are sisters from Montana, and they are the straight-up real deal.
By Jamie Vaughan Parkside Elementary teacher Tara Dzirbowicz is taking learning from the classroom to the creek this fall as many educators look to the outdoors amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With the help of local Trout Unlimited staff, fifth-grade students from the...
In 1777, a dozen years before the signing of the U.S. Constitution, Vermont passed the first state constitutional provision providing for the right to hunt and fish. Since 1996, over 20 other states, many in the West, have adopted similar amendments
Of the national forests where oil and gas development potential data exist, only 11 percent have high/medium energy potential
Join me on Instagram Live at 2 PM MDT on Wednesday October 14 @troutunlimited when we talk with Kara and Lynae @ @damsel_fly_fishing about fishing, fashion and the road ahead for women in fly fishing!
By Andy Rasmussen This summer Utah has suffered through a near record wildfire season. And residents along the Wasatch Front have been breathing smoke from California’s four million burned acres for the past two months. Catastrophic wildfire on this scale can destroy...
Just like that it was time to say goodbye to our friends. We had finished Montana and completed 991 miles of the trail.
And some rivers … well, after a fashion, their names are pushed from their currents, roared from their rapids or whispered from quiet slicks
By Morgan Stum Trout Unlimited is working with Frostburg State University’s AmeriCorps program to restore brook trout habitat in headwater streams in western Maryland. On Oct. 3, 2020, nine members of Frostburg...
If you’re an angler, throughout the year you can search out the elusive steelhead in small creeks, swing flies for all five species of wild Pacific salmon, catch sea-run cutthroat, Dolly Varden and rainbow trout.
How are the blues and fishing intertwined? Check this out
One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to snorkel the river and commune with those little swimming jewels of this planet that I’m working so hard to protect and restore
Everyone is getting ready for 100 trout eggs arriving tomorrow at the Trailside Museum in Cross River, N.Y., and you can a sneak peak into the new digs that the trout will call home over the next eight months. The trout tank at the museum is ready for the eggs, which...
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