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The future offers hope

Published in Conservation

By Chris Wood Jake Marshall, whose Dad helped to organize TroutFest, a huge TU event in Texas that raises a lot of money for youth education through the Tomorrow Fund, said he was there “to help conserve our water s.” Laurel Smith, a graduate of the amazing Georgia Trout Camp, said she was there “to…

TU’s annual Teen Summit goes full Michigan

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By Tara Granke On July 15, 1959, Trout Unlimited was founded in Grayling, Mich. Nearly 60 years later, 30 of TU’s rising leaders traveled there from all over the country to attend a five-day leadership event called the TU Teen Summit. You could say we were returning to our roots. Just as they have for…

Native and wild

Published in From the President

If you want to get normally serene trout anglers wound up, just wade into the “hatchery vs. wild/native” debate. I know of at least three organizations that were formed because of disagreements with Trout Unlimited chapters over hatchery and wild fish

Collaborative project over 10 years in the making will remove final impediment to native fish migration in Spread Creek 

Contacts: C.J. Adams, Grand Teton National Park, 307.739.3431, christopher_adams@nps.gov; Leslie Steen, NW Wyoming Program Director, Trout Unlimited, 307.699.1022, lsteen@tu.org; Mary Cernicek, Bridger-Teton National Forest, 307.739.5564, mary.cernicek@usda.gov; Mark Gocke, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, 307.249.5811, mark.gocke@wyo.gov For Immediate ReleaseNovember 12, 2021 Collaborative project over 10 years in the making will remove final impediment to native fish migration in Spread Creek …

Land and Water Conservation Fund: A successful legacy in jeopardy

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It’s cold, damn cold. The kind of frozen ache that penetrates your soul and triggers alarms of self-preservation: go home, wrap yourself in a blanket in front of the fire, and drink a cup of steaming coffee. This is not the kind of weather for recreating outside, but late season mallards aren’t recreation. They are…

Salmon SuperHwy

Successful because of people like you, the Salmon SuperHwy project is an unprecedented effort to restore access for fish to almost 180 miles of blocked habitat throughout six major salmon and steelhead rivers of Oregon’s North Coast —watersheds that represent some of the richest salmon and steelhead recovery potential anywhere in the lower 48 states.…

Slough Creek Horse Ridin’ and Cutthroat Fishin’

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Today, our veteran couples took the morning off of fishing, put on their cowboy boots and hats, and did a horseback ride to Tucker Falls. The Tucker ride is a full-day ride to a beautiful waterfall on Tucker Creek, a tributary of Slough Creek. No fishing on this trip, but the scenery is gorgeous, and…

Day 1 TU VSP Couples Trip to Slough Creek!

Published in Travel, Uncategorized

We had a wonderful first day with our VSP veteran couples on Slough Creek in Yellowstone Park. The Green Drakes were hatching, Slough Creek is clear and dropping, the weather is beautfiul, and the Yellowstone cutthroat are starting to play! Can’t wait until tomorrow! #tuvsp

Calm advice

Published in Voices from the river

Monday At 3 p.m., my iPad dings with a message from the Calm app. “Your inner peace is a gift that keeps on giving,” says the app. It’s tailor made for this audience of one, downloaded in the early days of the pandemic, back when we were all trying to figure out how to be a…

VSP Trip to Slough Creek and Yellowstone!

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Our 5 veteran couples arrive in Bozeman tomorrow! On Saturday, we will depart from the Slough Creek Transfer Station for the 12 mile horse drawn wagon ride up the Slough Creek trail to Silvertip Ranch. Slough Creek is still high but it is coming down quickly, and we hope that in a few days we’ll…

Voices from the River: Kids and expectations

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By Nelli Williams I frantically dug through a pile of clean laundry that had been sitting on the recliner all week (OK, maybe more). I was searching for two kid-sized wool socks—we had at least a dozen, so why I couldn’t find two was beyond me. Victorious, I found one in the pile and the…

Conservation Funding: Interior and Related Trout Unlimited Letter to U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee for Interior, Environment and Related Agencies

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170711_TU_FY18_IER_Approps_House_FNL.pdf July 11, 2017 RE: Interior, Environment, and Related: Proposed FY18 Budget Cuts. Dear Chairman Calvert, Ranking Member McCollum, and members of the Subcommittee: I am writing on behalf of Trout Unlimited (TU), regarding Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations for programs within your jurisdiction. These programs are of great interest to TU, and critical to the…

Alaskan Angling Adventures

About us Alaskan Angling Adventures is the fulfillment of my lifelong passion. My earliest memories revolve around fishing. Like many of my guests over the years I came to Alaska on vacation. I never left. After experiencing the awesome majesty of the Kenai Peninsula I knew I had found my home. I have guided thousands…

A memorial for a giant

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A few weeks ago, the Michigan Council of Trout Unlimited and other partners met in Lovells, Michigan to dedicate a memorial to Art Neumann, the last surviving founder of Trout Unlimited who passed away last year. It was a great day, and Art’s kids—TU members in good standing—attended the dedication, and wanted me to pass…

Karmik Outdoors

At Karmik Outdoors, we understand how it feels to lose expensive and sentimental outdoor gear and we believe that outdoorsmen and women should be equipped to take on their next outdoor adventure. To test our lost and found decals we ‘lost’ our own personal gear around our home waters and public lands. What’s cool is…

Voices from the River: Road trip

Published in Travel, Voices from the river

By Chris Hunt As I write this, I’m tucked into a cabin in Island Park, Idaho. We were chased off the lower Hen ry’s Fork yesterday by high water, but found some willing browns in the nearby Warm River, a spring creek that runs generally clear, even after a spring snowstorm that hit the area…