• TU Business Trout Talk

    A sweep for TU Businesses

    The Orvis Guide Rendezvous returned after a two-year hiatus, and TU Business members dominated the prestigious Orvis Endorsed awards.

    The partnership between Trout Unlimited and the Orvis Company goes back a long way. The birth of the company predates the birth of TU by a century, but the spirit of the two organizations has long been intertwined. The owners of the company, the Perkins family, have a long and proud history of supporting conservation…

  • 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…

  • Conservation Restoration

    Orvis backs Battenkill Home Rivers Initiative

    Friends are great. Generous friends are really great.  For the second year in a row, Orvis has chosen Trout Unlimited as the beneficiary of its Giving Tuesday efforts.  Orvis will donate 10 percent of profits from retail and online sales on Nov. 30 to TU’s Battenkill Home Rivers Initiative, where we are two years into habitat improvement projects on the famous trout stream and several tributaries.   "The…