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  • Trout Talk American Places

    All Anglers Out

    The flood in the nation’s first national park is making huge waves, the ripple effect feeling like a tsunami for surrounding places, including towns flush with fly shops.

    Park’s Closed The first call I make is to Henry’s Fork Anglers in Island Park, Idaho. Todd Lanning answers. He’s cheery as always. I ask him if anything has changed at the shop this week. He’s blunt as usual. “A ton of people are calling worried they can’t get here, says Lanning, the shop’s assistant…

  • TU Business Trout Talk

    TU Business: Thin Air Angler

    He’s one of America’s best at the vise. He’s an Umpqua Signature Fly Designer. But you may not know that he’s an outstanding guide, too.

    You may know him as a fly-tying savant. His reputation there is solid, and if you’ve ever watched him at a fly-fishing show, you can see immediately that it’s deserved. He makes hard things look easy. Bob Reece is a professional in every sense of the word. He’s one of America’s best at the vise.…

  • Trout Talk

    Truck-makers: Do we have a deal for you

    TROUT magazine offers one auto company a free ad about fixing a river, not destroying it I’ve seen the ads.  People have been sending them to me. It’s like a bad dream that keeps repeating itself: Trucks and SUV’s plowing through rivers… which destroys rivers… somehow connected to fishing, like that’s all part of the…

  • Special Places Conservation Trout Talk

    Giving Pebble the Boot

    Korkers wading boot supports the next chapter of conservation in Bristol Bay Korkers has designed a limited-edition pair of Devil’s Canyon wading boots with Trout Unlimited in support of permanent and durable safeguards Bristol Bay, and 35% of profits will be donated to TU’s Save Bristol Bay campaign. Purchase yours here. For the past two…

  • Trout Talk

    Is it time to ramp up?

    Yes, our rivers are crowded. Here’s one idea for helping create more space on the water. I don’t know many anglers who would argue against public access. I sure won’t. As more families and individuals discover the magic of fishing—often for reasons far more important than the act of pulling on fish —it stands to…

  • Trout Talk

    Inspired by Fishing: Chaco x Thomas Rhett sandals

    Country music star who loves fly fishing with his family is partnering with Chaco to support TU's mission If you’re looking for a great gift (sure, perhaps even for yourself), here’s an option that checks all the right boxes for any river lover, angler, and/or fan of warm days and great music. Chaco Footwear and…

  • TU Business Trout Talk

    A sweep for TU Businesses

    The Orvis Guide Rendezvous returned after a two-year hiatus, and TU Business members dominated the prestigious Orvis Endorsed awards.

    The partnership between Trout Unlimited and the Orvis Company goes back a long way. The birth of the company predates the birth of TU by a century, but the spirit of the two organizations has long been intertwined. The owners of the company, the Perkins family, have a long and proud history of supporting conservation…