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Brett Prettyman

  • Conservation

    TU moms share and learn about the outdoors from their kids

    Besides, what if her children – including those she has worked with through Trout Unlimited’s youth initiative programs - emerged as leaders of conservation and increase their generation’s efforts to restore and protect nature?

    The joy of discovery and setting an example Long before she was a mother, Tara Granke understood the importance of connecting kids to nature. When her son, August, arrived nearly three years ago she quickly became aware of how much she could learn from him. “It is so amazing to watch his sense of wonder…

  • From the field

    Race up Rock Creek

    Rock Creek trout

    Last year it was Larry who wowed the crowd with his 140 mile swim. This year, Trash Can Jr. is in the lead, migrating nearly 50 miles to date. But the real question is what the heck is going on with Wesley Cooper Saywell Farty Pants? It’s the 4th and final year for the Race…

  • 20 Questions

    20 Questions: Heidi Lewis

    Heidi Lewis. Jenny O'Brien photo. Editor’s note: Every so often, we’ll put movers and shakers in the fly-fishing world on the spot with our version of the Proust profile questionnaire. We’ve asked our subjects to be brutally honest and as forthright as they choose as they answer questions that might make them think, reminisce and look forward in their…

  • Trout in the Classroom

    Tying flies with a zombie killer

    Trout Unlimited's TIC teachers learn fly tying and entomology from actor Brian Sheppard Training sessions often get labeled as a boring, but required, means of qualifying to hold certain positions in society.  The teachers who help with Trout Unlimited’s Trout in the Classroom program have gone through enough rigmarole to last a lifetime. Lillit Genovesi,…