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Priority Waters

  • Priority Waters

    Pere Marquette River – A National Treasure

    This river is unique. The only river in the Great Lakes Basin without a single dam, she flows free through the Huron-Manistee National Forest from headwater tributaries to the mainstream

    I waded into the murky waters of fly fishing later in life, when my older son, Kyle, decided he wanted to learn, and requested a rod for his 12th birthday. We set off to test the Pere Marquette River, not far from our summer place in Michigan; so green, we didn't even realize how iconic…

  • Video spotlight Priority Waters Restoration

    Watch: We drilled a hole in a dam to help restore a Blue Ribbon fishery in Utah

    New TU film gives a case study of how TU is leasing water rights to benefit rural communities and restore a former Blue Ribbon trout fishery  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShNdLRai8gQ Last week, Utah State Director Jordan Nielson presented this video to the Utah State Legislature to document the progress being made on water rights leasing and conservation across…

  • Priority Waters

    Priority Waters

    Picture a native trout in a river, suspended in the flow. Or wild salmon flooding into a stream, following instincts handed down over too many generations to count. Think of a community blueprinting ideas, raising voices, getting hands dirty, to see that the next generation experiences the magic of those fish and those waters. These…

  • Conservation Priority Waters Restoration TROUT Magazine

    Fresh Coasters

    Jumpstarting brook trout restoration on Lake Superior

    Jumpstarting brook trout restoration on Lake Superior Veins of iron and copper drew immigrants to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula more than a century ago. Today, veins of blue flowing into Lake Superior draw anglers to prospect for remnant populations of coaster brook trout trying to survive in this century after being nearly extirpated over the past…