Grand Canyon

  • We are TU

    2023 photo essay

    2023 Recap - Photo Essay Colors like a painter's palette. Apache trout sure are awe-inspiring Casting in the Grand Canyon Cuttie colors The dams on the Klamath are finally coming down. Full steam ahead….just like TU reaching for its goals. Fun at CX3 High fives all around for getting new anglers into the sport. Hold…

  • Community

    Navigating Currents: Dr. Len Necefer on Tribal Water Rights, Outdoor Adventures and a Splash of Humor

    Amidst the debate over the future of water rights in the Colorado River, a spotlight on the impacts to tribal nations and what it means for the future of indigenous populations across the West Editor’s Note: Trout Unlimited is inviting people from across the Colorado River Basin—ranchers, guides, elected officials, businesses, athletes, tourism officials—to talk…

  • Advocacy

    Making a monument: Feds host first public hearing on proposed Grand Canyon National Monument

    The Grand Canyon with snow at the rim and low hanging clouds

    Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument will help preserve the beauty of this idyllic landscape for generations to come. Earlier this week, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) hosted the first public meeting to receive feedback about the proposed Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni Grand Canyon National Monument. This follows…

  • Conservation Clean Water Act Fishing Government Affairs

    A Monumental Action at the Grand Canyon

    New national monument would permanently protect the region from uranium mining and conserve important fish and wildlife habitat . Grand Canyon overlook showing the Colorado River   Earlier this week, 11 local Tribal Nations hosted a press conference in conjunction with Congressman Raúl Grijalva and Senator Kyrsten Sinema to call upon President Biden to establish our nation’s…

  • Advocacy

    4 bills to keep the West wild

    With record high temperatures and historically low water levels, Congress needs to act quickly to conserve and protect some of America’s most cherished places With an estimated 47 percent of Western trout habitat at risk of being lost by 2080, Trout Unlimited is working to conserve public lands and fish habitat, and mitigate the impacts…

  • Boats

    Check out the ‘whitewater Porsche’

    The "Gunnimoon" is done!  On top of that, it has already completed its maiden voyage, a 20 day trip down the Grand Canyon.

    Unique new two-person dory gets christened in the Grand Canyon Back in January we introduced you to Justin Gallen at Raindog Boatworks. Justin, a newer member of the extremely small custom dory-building world, let us follow along as he designed and built what amounts to my dream boat. A design that, while not silly, is…

  • Boats

    Update: Raindog Boatworks’ Two-Person Dory Build

    A few weeks ago, we introduced you to a radical drift boat design from Justin Gallen over at Raindog Boatworks. Today, we have an update from Justin on how the prototype boat is progressing.  From Justin… When we left off last, the boat was still on the strongback.  You build a form with cross members…