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    In a Native Place

    On the Fort Apache reservation, preserving native trout and a tribe’s identity. In the Western Apache worldview, humans share the earth with birds, elk, fish, insects, plants.  Water, air, rocks—all are alive. All are part of the community of life here. The land is also full of stories. If you know the stories, say Apache…

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    From the Editor: Share your stories about daughters, fishing and conservation

    Like many others, my own fly-fishing story is influenced very much by women anglers and conservationists.

    Thank you for the many notes of appreciation we’ve received for the current issue of TROUT magazine focused on daughters, fishing, and conservation. We’ve probably had more positive feedback on this one than any other I can remember. Kudos to the editorial team, especially to deputy editor Samantha Carmichael, who spearheaded the “Daughters of TU”…

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    Daughters

    Daughters Several months ago, I noticed a thread on the TU online community that centered around “daughters,” and it really moved me. It moved me, so much, in fact, to think, “Jeez, so, so much of the trout fishing literary tradition is about fathers and sons… grandfathers and sons… we should turn that on its…

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    Behind the Cover: Daughters

    "We caught plenty of beautiful trout and a few whitefish, but my most vivid memories are of Lily enjoying the simplest of things, the way only a toddler can."

    You've read a thousand and one stories about fathers and sons fishing. For the summer issue of TROUT magazine, we asked our contributors to turn their attention to the ways we share what we love with our daughters. For the cover, we chose a disarming photo of a girl, Lily Chang, clearly having the time…

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    Daughters of Trout Unlimited: Beverly Smith

    After what amounted to a game of charades, I finally figured out she was talking about false casting with a fly rod. So, on with the sunglasses and hats and watch out, because she’s whoosh-whooshing!

    Daughters of Trout Unlimited:Beverly Smith Vice President for Volunteer Operations Whoosh-whooshing I get asked a lot, “What’s your trick? Why do your girls still like to fish?” It’s often small talk so my answer ranges between quips like, “It’s all they know, so they just don’t know to protest.” Or, “Snacks, lots and lots of…

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    Daughters of Trout Unlimited: Donna Marcotte

    Daughters of Trout Unlimited:Donna Marcotte CCF Board Member, Land of Sky Chapter Member (mother Marguerite Gutman, daughter Anson) My mother never met an animal who didn’t love her; she was practically Dr. Doolittle. In addition to animals, she loved the outdoors and has felt most rooted to this earth by digging in its dirt. Mom…