• Conservation

    Trout waters gain added protections in New Jersey

    More than 600 miles of streams in New Jersey have gained additional protections  On April 7, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) solidified a yearlong effort by Trout Unlimited and our partners to formally upgrade more than 600 miles of rivers and streams to Category One (C-1) protections, one of the strongest clean water protection standards offered in the Garden State. …

  • Conservation

    Public lands reign supreme in Montana

    Support for public lands in Montana continues to grow

    By Colin Cooney A recent survey from the University of Montana shows voters consider public lands and outdoor businesses to be more critical than ever to Montana’s economy and quality of life. According to the poll, 89 percent of people think public lands help our economy, up 7 percent from the 2018. The survey also…

  • Conservation

    TU improving trout, salmon habitat in Michigan’s Bigelow Creek

    Making fishing better in a Muskegon River tributary

    Bigelow Creek located in Newaygo County, Mich., is a cold water trout stream that provides a thermal refuge for the marginal Muskegon River.    The creek supports a self-sustaining population of brook and brown trout, and boasts runs of anadromous fish including coho salmon, chinook salmon and steelhead.   Trout Unlimited and partners have been working to address barriers to fish…

  • Conservation

    Gila trout recovery on Mt. Graham

    The effort to restore Gila trout in their native range continues to move forward

    A baby Gila trout

    By Nate Rees Gila trout are one of the rarest trout species in the United States, making them a focus of Trout Unlimited’s restoration work on native, southwestern trout. They are only found in Arizona and New Mexico earning them a spot on the federal Endangered Species List in 1967. But they were re-classified as…

  • Featured

    We are TU: Meet Ryan Heisler

    How 'growing up with Trout Unlimited' leaves a mark

    We care about clean water, healthy fisheries and vibrant communities. We roll up our sleeves to volunteer, we sit on our boards, and we strategize as members and leaders of staff. We want you to join us.     Thanks to initiatives such as TU’s decades-old Women’s Initiative – now Diversity and Inclusion Initiative – and those of our partners, new groups…

  • Conservation

    We need you: Lower Snake plan won’t return our fish

    The new DEIS for the Snake River won't restore salmon

    [et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Comment on the DEIS Alert your elected officials Since reading thousands of pages of a draft Environmental Impact Statement is likely not on your list of activities to do while self isolating, we're going just to cut to the chase: If you want salmon and steelhead to return to the…

  • Conservation

    ‘Red Gold’ turns 12

    Red Gold turns 12; you can stream it for free

    Stream the film for free online It's hard to believe that it has been twelve years since Trout Unlimited teamed up with Colorado filmmakers Travis Rummel and Ben Knight of Felt Soul Media to produce the feature film Red Gold. Released in 2008, Red Gold tells the story of Alaskans in Bristol Bay, and how…