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Getting started

  • Youth

    We are TU: Meet Alex Herrera

    [et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] 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…

  • Community

    We are TU: Meet Meredith Sessoms 

    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…

  • Community

    Fishing for independence

    I am a new angler. I came to Trout Unlimited with very limited fishing experience, and for the past 10 months that I’ve been working for TU’s Alaska program on the Save Bristol Bay campaign, I’ve been open about it. Our supporters, chapter members and my colleagues know that while I’m not new to conservation,…

  • Community

    Companies that give back

    I am 20 years old; sitting cross-legged on the floor of my dorm room. The words on the page are so freaking clear, but their application remains elusive. “Fly casting makes it possible to deliver a relatively weightless lure or imitation of a living creature on a target, using line weight to develop momentum.” After…

  • Community

    Hanging with the pros

    Dave Kielar felt like he had to pinch himself. There he sat, surrounded by what amounted to fly fishing glitterati, at a dinner table at TroutHunter in Island Park, Idaho. Earlier in the week, he got to rub elbows with the venerable Craig Mathews, who for years owned and operated Blue Ribbon Flies in nearby…

  • Video spotlight

    Using your line hand while casting

    Once you have the simple cast down—the pick-up-and-lay-down cast—it's time to start bringing your line hand into the equation. In the short video below, Orvis' Pete Kutzer shows us the proper method for holding the line while casting, including where your hand should be to avoid catching your line on your reel or the butt…