• Boats

    It’s National Fishing and Boating Week

    Here's how you can celebrate all across the country It’s National Fishing and Boating Week across the country. As witnessed by many last year during the height of the pandemic people all across the country turned to the outdoors to provide themselves and their families with the space they needed to be with their loved…

  • Trout Talk

    Is catch-and-release angling all it’s cracked up to be?

    Releasing a brown trout into a river.

    Releasing a nice brown trout back into the river. Kirk Deeter photo. Is catch-and-release angling overrated? It is if the only thing that matters is numbers of fish caught…  In 1936, the late, great Lee Wulff said, “game fish are too valuable to be caught only once,” and the “catch-and-release” movement was born.  I’m a…

  • Community

    The blue and gold love browns and rainbows

    The Trout Unlimited Service Partnership recently hosted Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy Fishing and Conservation Club for a day of fly fishing at Maryland's Big Hunting Creek. Supported by volunteers from TU's Potomac-Patuxent, Northern Virginia, and National Capital chapters, equipment from TU Business Partner District Angling, and one heck of a barbecue lunch courtesy…

  • Conservation

    Pennsylvania’s Valley Creek featured in latest TU/TRCP video

    Pennsylvania’s Valley Creek, in the Valley Forge National Historic Park, is featured in a new video from Trout Unlimited and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. The short video — the fourth in a series — highlights the crucial role the Keystone Fund has played in preserving the natural areas so valued by Pennsylvania’s hunters, anglers and conservationists.  By Emily Baldauff Less than…

  • Conservation

    Effort improves trout habitat in Delaware watershed

    Trout Unlimited staff and Ashokan-Pepacton chapter members assisted NYS Department of Environmental Conservation in completing the East Branch Delaware River Trout Habitat Improvement Project (HIP). The project underway since 2016, was designed to better understand potential challenges facing trout in the watershed and to help develop mitigation and management strategies to reduce potential water quality and movement impacts caused by the Lake Wawaka dam in Halcottsville, NY.  The project, spearheaded by concerned local…