Yellowstone cutthroat trout

  • From the field

    Wrestling calves, reconnecting rivers

    TU’s Cory Toye brings people, industry, and agencies together to protect streams and native fish in the Bighorn Basin.  Cory Toye’s birthplace of Meeteetse, Wyoming—population just over 300—is a prime example of Western ranching country. Here, like many rural communities, locals rely on their connections to land and water for their livelihoods. They are ranchers,…

  • 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…

  • Trout Talk

    Yellowstone increases fishing, boating fees to help combat invasive species

    Beginning this season, fees for fishing and boating permits in Yellowstone National Park will increase. Anglers can now purchase fishing permits online via Recreation.gov. Permits for the upcoming season can also be acquired in-park stores and surrounding communities beginning this spring. The fee increases are substantial. Fishing permit fees will rise from $18 to $40 for a three-day permit; from…

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    TU’s top videos of 2019

    We produced or help fund a number of films and video in 2019. Here are our favorites: https://vimeo.com/365374519 Colorado Trout Unlimited celebrates 50 years. https://vimeo.com/325227585 From the headwaters to the sea, TU is working to protect and restore the mighty Potomac. https://vimeo.com/344121075 The story of the resurrection of the Yellowstone cutthroat trout. https://vimeo.com/306063782 Protecting the…