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Snake River

  • Conservation

    Show your support for Snake River salmon and steelhead

    We have a small window of opportunity to encourage Congress to introduce legislation that will recover salmon and steelhead on the Snake River.  But we need to show hunters and anglers care about bringing back our salmon and steelhead.  Sign the petition today and Trout Unlimited will deliver it to delegates in the Pacific Northwest, urging them…

  • Fishing

    The more things change …

    More than 50 years ago, TU's mission was still centered around cold, clean water

    The mission is the same more than 50 years later Trout Unlimited was all of nine years old when broadcasting legend Curt Gowdy took to the Snake River near Jackson Hole, Wyo., with comedian and singer/songwriter Phil Harris for a 1968 episode of The American Sportsman. The guy on the sticks who guided the affable…

  • Conservation

    We need you: Lower Snake plan won’t return our fish

    The new DEIS for the Snake River won't restore salmon

    [et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Comment on the DEIS Alert your elected officials Since reading thousands of pages of a draft Environmental Impact Statement is likely not on your list of activities to do while self isolating, we're going just to cut to the chase: If you want salmon and steelhead to return to the…

  • steelhead

    Of chukar and steelhead in the Snake River country

    Hunters hike steep mountain slopes in search of chukar.

    By Michael Gibson Nothing clears the mind like a good chukar hike. So, when the boss called for a work/chukar retreat in lower Snake River Country, I got excited. Late-season chukar in some of the best, and most rugged, chukar country the planet has to offer. About now, you are probably wondering, what’s this got to do with fish?    We’ll get…

  • Five takeaways on Snake River salmon and steelhead

    Salmon River, Idaho After decades of lawsuits, recovering Snake River salmon and steelhead is inching closer to reality. This week a series of meetings kick off in Washington to gather public input on the impacts of dam removal on the Lower Snake. In preparation, Rob Masonis, vice president for Western Conservation at Trout Unlimited, and…

  • Conservation

    Removing lower Snake River dams is best chance for salmon, steelhead recovery

    [et_pb_section admin_label="section"] [et_pb_row admin_label="row"] [et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Editor's Note: This opinion piece originally ran in the Idaho Statesman on Nov. 18. In his recent op-ed, Kurt Miller, the executive director of Northwest River Partners, an association of businesses that supports retention of the federal dams on the Columbia and Snake rivers, argued against removing the…