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Trout Unlimited

  • Fishing

    Some rainbows are real

    Eagle Lake rainbow trout are native to the high alpine watersheds of Lassen County, California. Daniel A. Ritz photo. The Eagle Lake rainbow trout is the final fish as Daniel Ritz completes the Western Native Trout Challenge Editor’s note: Daniel Ritz is fishing across the Western United States this summer in an attempt to accomplish the Master…

  • Fishing

    Taking the extra step in Montana

    “Oh my god, oh my god,” the woman screamed. Our walk became a run. With her partner out of earshot, I noticed she did not have a net. By the looks of the bend in her rod, I decided she might need one. “You want a net?,” I asked. “PLEASE!,” the woman yelled, eyes never breaking from the water.

    Anna Hawkins from Minnesota releases a large Yellowstone cutthroat trout she landed on the Yellowstone River in Yellowstone National Park. Dan Ritz photo. The Western Trout Challenge is more than Yellowstones on the Yellowstone in Yellowstone  Editor’s note: Daniel Ritz is fishing across the Western United States this summer in an attempt to accomplish the Master Caster…

  • Fishing

    Mourning loss and ascending the Lochsa

    Catching westslope cutthroat trout and seeing the forest through the trees in north-central Idaho  Editor’s note: Daniel Ritz is fishing across the Western United States this summer in an attempt to accomplish the Master Caster class of the Western Native Trout Challenge. He will attempt to land each of the 20 native trout species in their historical ranges of the 12…

  • Boats

    Slideshow: An homage to fall

    Admit it, fall boating is better. I mean, yeah... the rivers are low but that's about the only negative I can think of. The fishing can be obscenely good, the raft hatch is starting to thin out, and you get to sleep in just a bit longer than usual. There's steelhead and salmon to catch.…

  • Boats

    A season’s ending, not yet

    Autumn. Grouse, elk, trout, football, and deer. It’s been a great summer of rivers, dry flies, high country native trout, and late nights around the campfire but as the seasons change so do activities. There are some river trips, however, that should still be explored long after the last coat of 303 is applied for…

  • Community

    TU 2021 Sweepstakes winners announced

    Healing Waters Lodge, Twin Bridges, Mont. Congratulations to the winner’s in TU’s latest Sweepstakes event. The Grand Prize winner, Y. Makita of New York, gets a four-day, five-night adventure for two at Healing Waters Lodge in Twin Bridges, Mont. First-prize winners P. Schmalz, R. Gneiser and M. Clemente each will be awarded a Winston AIR…