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wild trout

  • Trout Talk

    A few deep thoughts on fly fishing

    What’s it going to take to convince the millions of anglers who found rivers these past few years that “how” is more important than “how many” and is that even possible?

    Is it fair to assume that fly fishing is to positive mental health what running or biking is to cardio health? I think so. And if any of you docs or researchers out there want to add to the conversation, I’m all ears, and want to do a deep-dive story. I’m not of native-American ancestry. But my ancestors…

  • Trout Talk

    Finding trout ‘hiding’ in plain sight

    Remember the approach we took as kids when fishing? “The big ones are all out in the middle.” So we’d cast as far as we could because, well, we wanted to reach the fish that no one else could. We know now that such an approach is (usually) misguided on a literal level, but it’s…

  • Conservation

    Pennsylvania’s Valley Creek featured in latest TU/TRCP video

    Pennsylvania’s Valley Creek, in the Valley Forge National Historic Park, is featured in a new video from Trout Unlimited and the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. The short video — the fourth in a series — highlights the crucial role the Keystone Fund has played in preserving the natural areas so valued by Pennsylvania’s hunters, anglers and conservationists.  By Emily Baldauff Less than…

  • Trout Talk

    Going back to the vest

    We've all been there — water lapping at the top of our waders, shallower water a few feet distant but the spot directly in front maybe just a few inches too deep. During a recent outing I stood waist-deep in a chilly run, wondering if I needed to turn around and wade back into the…