Tailwaters Workgroup

Tailwaters Workgroup

Serves to help TU volunteers advocate for salmonid populations in tailwater fisheries. The workgroup explores issues, challenges and threats to tailwater fisheries and recommends direction and actions for TU staff and volunteers to take to advocate for these waters.  

Read the full Mission Statement of the Tailwater Workgroup.

Click here for Tools & Resources for a wide range of tailwaters issues and advocacy.

Committee Members
Chair: Jared Carpenter, Vermont
Malcolm Leapheart, South Carolina
Steve Brown, Tennesee
John Sturges, Arkansas
George Peters, Arkansas

TU Staff Contacts: Jeff Yates, Kate Miller, Dan Dauwalter, Jeff Reardon



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Nick Halle
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(703) 284-9425
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Jeff Yates
Director of Volunteer Operations
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