Author

Walt Gasson

  • TU Business Spotlight: Crystal Creek Lodge

    There are a lot of great things about working for Trout Unlimited. There are even more great things about working with TU Business members. But the best part is the people you get to know. The people who support conservation, the ones who go the extra mile in everything they do—they’re the ones who make…

  • TU Business Spotlight: Thin Air Anglers

    It’s been a rough spring for a lot of fly anglers in the interior West. It was winter until not very long ago, and now that epic snowpack is melting. The meadows at our home place are under anywhere from a few inches to several feet of water. All the places we like to fish…

  • The Fly Crate – letter from a fan

    Father’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a day where I get to say thanks to my dad, get handmade gifts from my kids, and go fishing. I’m not the best gift giver, but last year I surprised my dad with a special trout fly assortment. He loves to go out fly fishing…

  • Pride of Bristol Bay—healthy food fuels a healthy fishery

    Salmon – the icon of Alaskan life and culture. Salmon – bright as a new dime, unchanged in millions of years in North America’s wildest waters. Salmon – the keystone of ecosystems from California to Siberia. Salmon – our last link to what was and our best reminder of what still could be … You…

  • TU Business Spotlight: Drift Fly Fishing

    I met Johnny Blumenthal and Paul Newman from Drift Fly Fishing when they were gracious enough to donate a trip to my humble little TU chapter here in Wyoming. But before we sent anyone out there with them, I did a little homework. I like to hear what others are saying about a product or…

  • TU Business Spotlight: Sky Blue Outfitters

    I lived in a neighboring state for a while, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was practically in our back yard. I loved the place the first time I saw it. Dense timber, ridge and valley after ridge and valley, and in the bottom of every valley – a stream or a river. There were rivers…