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From the field

  • Conservation

    Faces of Restoration: Capitan Forestry in Oregon

    TU works with some extremely talented characters while developing and completing projects in the field that help make fishing better. We are excited to bring you a series highlighting these Contractors. We hire equipment operators, truck drivers, laborers, material suppliers, engineers, technicians, and water testing labs. They are unique, talented, humble and some are downright wild, but TU’s Contractors are a…

  • Conservation

    Barriers limit cutthroat trout migration

    We are broadly familiar with the plight of the salmon, hatching in freshwater, moving downstream as smolts and, entering the ocean. Their magnificent return to the rivers during spawning migrations, hundreds of miles up the Columbia and Salmon rivers, illustrates fish movements at a grand scale. Few people know the same phenomenon occurs with inland native trout such as the cutthroat

    Few people know rivers more intimately than anglers. Every bend, pool and overhanging trees of our favorite river stretches are stored in the recesses of our brains. Particularly those where big fish are known to hide.  From year to year, the pools we fish are usually static and don’t change dramatically. We walk up to our favorite stream and, by all appearances, the water looks…

  • Community

    Meet TU intern Morgan Anderson

    My name is Morgan Anderson and this summer I am interning with Trout Unlimited in Michigan.  I am an incoming junior at the University of Michigan, studying Environmental Law and Policy. Morgan Anderson and other members of the Green Team take a break during a snorkeling outing in 2018. I began working for Trout Unlimited…

  • From the field

    Faces of Restoration: Mike Tezak Construction

    TU works with some extremely talented characters while developing and completing projects in the field that help make fishing better. We are excited to bring you a series highlighting these Contractors. We hire equipment operators, truck drivers, laborers, material suppliers, engineers, technicians, and water testing labs. They are unique, talented, humble and some are downright wild, but TU’s Contractors are a…

  • Community

    Wyoming volunteers back to work on Little Mountain

    Volunteers from the Seedskadee TU Chapter in Wyoming helped plant hundreds of trees along cutthroat trout streams in the Little Mountain region.

    National Trout Unlimted leaders announced on June 1 that chapters were permitted to organize chapter gatherings where state and local rules allow, and as long as proper precautions are taken to protect one another. Wyoming TU volunteers wasted no time, and are already back to work restoring some of Wyoming’s most important strongholds for native…