Category

Uncategorized

  • Truck-makers: Do we have a deal for you

    TROUT magazine offers one auto company a free ad about fixing a river, not destroying it I’ve seen the ads.  People have been sending them to me. It’s like a bad dream that keeps repeating itself: Trucks and SUV’s plowing through rivers… which destroys rivers… somehow connected to fishing, like that’s all part of the…

  • The Snake needs your help

    Lower Snake Dam Removal campaign is seeking applicants for the new Snake River Ambassador Program By 2080, the Snake River Basin will contain an astounding 65% of all coldwater habitat available to salmon and steelhead in the Lower 48. The scientific evidence is clear: a free-flowing Lower Snake River is necessary to recover wild salmon…

  • Gear reviews

    Deeter: I really wish there were a new company selling XXXXXX to anglers

    Even though I have some favorite brands, I think competition spurs innovation, and that pushes everyone to get a little better. I’m eager to watch what unfolds.

    We are quickly approaching the International Fly Tackle Dealer trade show March 30-April 1 in Salt Lake City. That’s where the angling business community usually sees the debut of new products like reels, rods and the like. I’m like a kid in a candy store when I go there, and this year will be interesting,…

  • Catch a deal with Interior Federal Credit Union

    The Interior Federal Credit Union has a deal for TU members. Not only are they offering a new cardholder member bonus (visit our website for full details), but you can donate your cardholder points (in cash) to TU. Their donation program was created specially for Trout Unlimited. With their rewards Visa® credit card, you can…

  • Boats

    The ultimate list for permit seekers

    Are you a procrastinator? I'll admit when it comes to permits, I tend to wait until the week before the deadline to start filling out my permit applications for the summer season. Thankfully, our friends over at Down River Equipment have you covered. They've compiled a comprehensive list of western rivers with links to not…

  • Boats

    The Thalweg – Best of 2021

    Boats. There’s something about them that continues to instill wonder in anglers and recreational users across the country. In 2021, we took a chance and started The Thalweg on Trout Unlimited’s digital magazine. We didn’t know where we’d end up, but the truth of the matter is we didn’t care either. Casual conversations about technique,…

  • Trout Talk

    Trekking into a Tongass wilderness

    The Forest Service's Roadless Rule makes this possible: Amazing fishing for trout and salmon in an old growth forest Like others before it, the trail eventually petered out. And, like we had done before, Chris Hunt, Sam Davidson and I huddled to talk about our options. Someone said, “The road should be that direction so…