Beverly Smith

  • Community

    Practicing equity at Trout Unlimited

    “Why doesn’t TU stick to fixing rivers?” I’ve been asked this question more than a few times this week, this year—really, numerous times over my past 12 years on staff at Trout Unlimited. Generally, I pick up the phone and talk with folks. TU is a place where relationships are deep, and that sort of…

  • Gear reviews

    Fishewear wine hydroflask tumbler

    While I would prefer to be remembered as well-suited to review something like a nice new tip-flex 6-weight, because of my propensity to fish big water for large, wild trout... it would be entirely disingenuous to pretend I was not perfectly-suited for the Fishewear wine hydroflask tumbler. For one, Fishewear is a woman-owned company and…

  • The TU Annual Meeting and the Carr Fire

    Photo by Josh Edelson, Getty Images As of this morning, the Carr Fire is still raging in Shasta County, California, not far from our Annual Meeting location. The fire is large, hot and unpredictable. However, some progress was made over the weekend, and the city appears to be out of imminent danger. The fire is…