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    TU Costa 5 Rivers Club Spotlight: Washington & Lee

    Located in Lexington, Virgina, Washington and Lee’s 98 club members have plenty of opportunities for club outings.

    TU Costa 5 Rivers Club Spotlight: Washington and Lee University Fort Lewis College Bucknell University Sewanee: The University of the South Washington and Lee University Thanks to the leadership of co-presidents Tanner Harron and Drew Sorrells, the Washington and Lee University Fly Fishing Club is experiencing record-high engagement and membership numbers. Located in Lexington, Virgina,…

  • Community TU Costa 5 Rivers Youth

    College group and TU team up for brook trout in Maryland

    By Morgan Stum  Trout Unlimited is working with Frostburg State University's AmeriCorps program to restore brook trout habitat in headwater streams in western Maryland. On Oct. 3, 2020, nine members of Frostburg State's ECHOSTARS program joined conservation staff from TU’s Western Maryland Initiative to plant 100 potted trees alongside a small Savage River headwater.   ECHOSTARS is an acronym for Empowering Communities, Helping Others, Service Through Action, Resources and Sustainability. The group is a university division of AmeriCorps where, through volunteerism in local…

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    TU Green Team works to restore Rogue watershed in Mich.

    By Jamie Vaughan  While the COVID-19 pandemic has halted many programs this summer, Trout Unlimited staff in Michigan are pleased to continue the Green Team program for its sixth year, employing high school students from across the Rogue River watershed to learn about and take part in watershed restoration projects.   The Trout Unlimited Green Team was established in 2015 and grew out of…

  • Conservation

    Better late than never for TU intern team in Wisconsin

    By Chris Collier  A pair of college interns are helping Trout Unlimited collect field data and prioritize restoration projects for brook trout in Wisconsin’s Northwoods.  Interns play an important role for TU during the summer, but the program in the Great Lakes and beyond was in doubt earlier this spring.  In mid-March, TU’s field programs had to freeze the hiring process…

  • TU Costa 5 Rivers Fishing

    Ole Miss Fly Fishing Club members find fellowship on the river

    To kick off our second semester as an organization, our 5 Rivers Trout Unlimited college club made its first official venture to Cotter, Arkansas, on a cold and clear weekend back in January. Nine of the club’s 23 inaugural members made the trip, sharing a cabin over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.

    By Jacob Commer One can only explain a passion for fly fishing to a chuckling audience so many times before a chip starts to form on your shoulder. It doesn’t help that our boats are rental canoes or secondhand rafts, rather than Bass Trackers. Such is the burden of a fly angler in north-central Mississippi.…

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    TU spearheads growing partnership for brook trout conservation in MD

    By Seth Moessinger On Sunday October 13, five neighboring chapters of Trout Unlimited joined forces to help restore important riparian habitat along Crabtree Creek within Western Maryland’s Savage River watershed.  The watershed supports the largest population of native eastern brook trout in the state and is managed by the Maryland DNR as a zero-creel limit,…