Day 1 TU VSP Couples Trip to Slough Creek!
We had a wonderful first day with our VSP veteran couples on Slough Creek in Yellowstone Park. The Green Drakes were hatching, Slough Creek is clear and dropping, the weather is beautfiul, and the Yellowstone cutthroat are starting to play! Can't wait until tomorrow! #tuvsp
VSP Trip to Slough Creek and Yellowstone!
Our 5 veteran couples arrive in Bozeman tomorrow! On Saturday, we will depart from the Slough Creek Transfer Station for the 12 mile horse drawn wagon ride up the Slough Creek trail to Silvertip Ranch. Slough Creek is still high but it is coming down quickly, and we hope that in a few days we'll…
TU Veterans Service Partnership Couples Trip to Slough Creek!
The 2017 TU VSP couples fly fishing trip to Slough Creek in Yellowstone Park begins on Saturday, July 1! Five veteran couples chosen from TU VSP chapter programs from around the country along with 5 TU volunteer guides will travel by horse drawn wagon to the ranch on Slough Creek and enjoy a relaxing week…
A Native Odyssey: A conservation road trip of a lifetime
"The beauty and charm of the wilderness are his for the asking, for the edges of the wilderness lie close beside the beaten roads of the present travel." —Theodore Roosevelt President Theodore Roosevelt was a visionary, having set aside 230 million acres during his presidency for the American public to enjoy. In doing so, he…
Voices from the River: Road trip
By Chris Hunt As I write this, I’m tucked into a cabin in Island Park, Idaho. We were chased off the lower Hen ry’s Fork yesterday by high water, but found some willing browns in the nearby Warm River, a spring creek that runs generally clear, even after a spring snowstorm that hit the area…
Completing the Utah Cutthroat Slam
Tom Doxey caught this Yellowstone cutthroat in northwestern Utah to complete his Utah Cutthroat Slam. Courtesy photo. By Tom Doxey My quest for the Utah Cutthroat Slam began in April 2016 when the program was introduced at the Wasatch Fly Tying and Fly Fishing Expo. I was lucky enough to be the high bidder on…