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Conservation

  • Advocacy Conservation

    Chris Wood: Speaking up for migratory fish

    Chris Wood brings expertise to House Subcommittee on Energy hearing on hydropower reforms

    As Congress weighs hydropower, TU's Chris Wood testifies on behalf of trout and salmon imperiled by dams In testimony before Congress today, Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood advocated for lawmakers to modernize the licensing process for hydropower projects while keeping in place critical requirements that ensure fish passage and tribal input. “Trout and…

  • Community

    Three questions for the Chairman of the Board

    Longtime leader Terry Hyman talks about why he’s bullish on Trout Unlimited Terry Hyman worked for two decades in investment banking before transitioning to the private equity business, where he served as partner of a leading firm before founding his own. But if pressed, he would tell you that, beyond his family and good friends,…

  • Trout Talk

    Can we be done with “ripping lips” already?

    I was talking with some long-time friends the other day during a social hour at the International Fly Tackle Dealer trade show in Salt Lake City, and the conversation inevitably wandered into our latest fishing adventures (surprise, surprise).  “We had the best time on the Green the other day, we absolutely destroyed ’em…” said X.…

  • TU Business

    Umpqua Feather Merchants: a company with steelhead in its DNA

    "Removing the Lower Snake River dams is a move to make sure that steelhead and salmon can reach their native waters and continue to inspire generations to come. They are simply too important not to remove a giant thorn in their side."

    Umpqua's Russ Miller watches a wild steelhead put on a show. - Photo by Noah Thompson When a company is named after one of the most iconic steelhead rivers in the Pacific Northwest, it’s probably a safe bet that the folks working there have some connection to those magnificent fish. As evidenced by the above…