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Walt Gasson

  • TU Business Spotlight: Alaskan Angling Adventures, LLC

    Until you’ve been to Alaska, you don’t really understand the scope of the place – the sheer, monumental size of the 49th state. Saying you’ve been to Alaska is like saying you’ve been to Asia – there’s a lot of different places and experiences in that vast landscape. But one of my f avorite places…

  • TU Business Spotlight: Lillard Fly Fishing Expeditions

    Not long ago, I read that the average American kid spends about seven hours a day in front of a screen of some type, but only about seven minutes a day outside. As a parent and a grandparent, those numbers sent a chill through me. If kids aren’t outside, how can we expect them to…

  • TU Business Spotlight: Zero Limit Adventures

    What do you call eight great guides passionate about fly fishing? Zero Limit Adventures. Whether you are looking to experience the raw power of king salmon, trophy brown trout and steelhead, the beauty of rainbows and brook trout, or small or large-mouth bass, Zero Limit Adventures is experienced, qualified, and equipped to put you in…

  • Fisher Guiding Launches New Website

    Yesterday a new tool for anglers will opened its doors to the world. It’s a web-based platform that helps anglers find guides from the Carribbean to Alaska. It’s called Fisher Guiding, and it’s goal is simple—to make guided fishing trips accessible for everyone. “The whole idea behind it is accessible angling, making fishing more open,”…

  • TU Business Spotlight: Trout Scapes River Restoration, LLC

    By Walt Gasson Like any great company, Trout Scapes River Restoration, LLC is about great people. Brian Cowden is one of those great people. Brian comes to Trout Scapes after being the VP of Sales and Marketing for a Montana based river restoration firm. Prior to that role, Brian worked at Trout Unlimited where he…

  • TU Business Spotlight: Four Rivers Fishing Company

    Twin Bridges, Mont.– it’s not your average fishing town. And Four Rivers Fishing Company is not your average fly shop. It’s a 50-year-old institution that has been the headquarters for phenomenal trout fishing. This is an authentic Montana-style fly shop. That means that the people who work here fish here. They know and love the…

  • TU Business spotlight: Wolfe Outfitters

    One of the first people I met when I came to Trout Unlimited was Capt. Ben Wolfe, the owner of Wolfe Outfitters. It was clear from the get-go that he was the real deal. Capt. Ben caught his first fish at the ripe old age of four on his grandfather’s fly rod. He’s been fishing…