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brook trout

  • Trout Talk

    On native trout, wild browns, and common sense

    TU has done more to protect and sustain and restore native trout species than any other organization, and it’s not close.

    It’s always good to chat with my old friend Tom Rosenbauer, host of the Orvis Fly Fishing Podcast. Apparently, the episode we did together last week caused a few folks some concern because they couldn’t understand how I could like fishing for brown trout and other wild, though non-native fish, and at the same time…

  • From the field

    A vision of trophy wild brook trout in WV

    Thanks to federal investments, TU’s Dustin Wichterman has audacious goals for his home state Dustin Wichterman has always been connected to the wilds of West Virginia. He spent his youth traipsing through the Mountain State’s woods and waters. Fishing. Hunting. Foraging ramps and wild mushrooms. Being a mountain kid.  TU’s Dustin Wichterman has been fishing…

  • From the President

    A year-end message to the TU community

    As the year draws to a close, let’s celebrate a few of the victories that all of you—members, supporters, partners, donors, and our staff around the country—made possible

    For me, December is a time for introspection. I’ve been thinking a lot about our work at Trout Unlimited and the challenges we faced in 2021. TU may not be as large as some of our peer organizations, but none, and I mean none, are as able to blend grassroots local knowledge and professional staff…

  • Trout Talk

    What’s your vote for America’s ‘national fish?’

    The author's choice? The smallmouth bass. USFWS photo. It’s a silly question, but it’s fun. And it’s Friday. If you were to vote for a national fish, what would it be?  The brook trout currently holds the title of most revered freshwater “state fish” with nine states—including Michigan, Pennsylvani  and New York—making it their choice.…

  • From the President

    From Red Brook to Bristol Bay: scaling conservation

    A few days ago, the people of Wareham, Mass., delivered a victory for conservation. They voted overwhelmingly against the wishes of their town administrator, and four of their five selectmen, and denied a 775-acre development in the headwaters of Red Brook. The development likely would have harmed one of the relatively few remaining populations of…