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  • Fishing Featured Featured Responsible Recreation Travel TROUT Magazine

    Fishing in Yellowstone will be a little different this year

    There will be some changes to fishing in Yellowstone this summer, at least at the beginning of the season.

    Fishing the Firehole River in Yellowstone National Park.

    Opening day for angling in Yellowstone National Park is traditionally the Saturday before Memorial Day (this year, it falls on May 23), and that's not changing in the face of the coronavirus outbreak. But, according to Linda Veress of the park's public affairs office, only rivers and streams in the park's southern half will be…

  • Featured Community Fishing

    TU launches #ResponsibleRecreation campaign

    A meme showing two anglers practicing social distancing

    Trout Unlimited, along with a host of conservation partners, today launched the #ReponsibleRecreation campaign, an effort to encourage anglers and other outdoor recreation enthusiasts to get outside and enjoy America's great outdoors, but to do so wisely and with great caution as the country continues to endure the COVID-19 pandemic. TU, of course, is focusing…

  • Voices from the river Featured

    Time to get away

    A thankful get-away to the river

    It was time. Actually, it was well past time. I had to get out of the house. I work from home and have for years, so these stay-at-home orders weren’t a big change for me. But because I’m immunocompromised thanks to ongoing cancer treatments, I haven’t been in town, seen friends nor been anywhere but doctors’ offices for well over…

  • Fishing Community TROUT Magazine

    Covid-19 and fly fishing

    two men fly fishing

    As we seek an 'out' to stay-at-home orders, how should anglers fish and how should guides conduct trips? Editor's note: The following is written behalf of Trout Unlimited and Angling Trade Media, and in partnership with the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA). A month ago, I tackled the fly-fishing “elephant in the room” with this piece in both…

  • Voices from the river Featured

    Running toward it

    Thoughts of recreation and even fishing now feel indulgent

    We were just at the point of beginning to wash our hands all the time, after the first few cases were confirmed in New Mexico during my son’s spring break.   The plan was to head to Utah and fish the San Juan on the way home. We camped the first three nights at Canyonlands, where we took a couple long…

  • From the President

    Fishing, TU and the pandemic

    If your email inbox looks like mine, almost every organization you have ever worked with, joined or “liked” has sent you a note this week about the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19.   It’s a sign of how thoroughly this crisis has swept across all of American life. Trout Unlimited is rooted in communities of…