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pandemic

  • Responsible Recreation

    #ResponsibleRecreation props up TU Business members

    We were all desperate for outlets to get us away from these confines, and for a way to connect with friends and family in a safe manner. Lucky for us, fishing provided that outlet

    Editor’s note: As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll on everyday life, TU is shining some important light on our partners in the fly-fishing industry in hopes of sharing with our members and supporters the efforts everyone is taking to adapt and cope with what has become the “new normal” over the…

  • Featured

    Plan and then plan again

    The year 2020 has been a year of wrecked plans

    The year 2020 has been a year of wrecked plans. Any sort of travel – cancelled. Celebrations with friends and family – done through Zoom. Even the regular trip to the grocery store or out to eat – reimagined with a mask and attempts at social distancing. This is even truer for me dealing with the ravages…

  • Featured

    An introspection about working with water and trout

    By Andy Rasmussen I learned in school that rivers are the lifeblood of nature and civilization. Draining entire continents in their meandering course, the great river systems deliver lifegiving water and commerce to much of the earth’s surface. And as fishers we know that “eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.” On…

  • Voices from the river

    Birds, books and flies

    Birding has become a distraction for one shut-in Alaska angler

    Whiling away the coronavirus pandemic in Alaska I had a realization the other day while wandering my neighborhood bike path with the pooch, eyes scanning trees for the flutter of wings and ears waiting for the jubilant spring song of rambling birds.  I am unintentionally prepared for this quarantine.  After a pleasant trip south of the border, I returned to new norms of social distancing and a more or less…