Search results for “Potomac Headwaters”

Trout Unlimited Supports New Federal Strategy for Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Restoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:Steve Moyer, Vice President of Government Affairs (703) 284-9406 Trout Unlimited Supports New Federal Strategy for Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Restoration Strategy describes targets and tools for restoration efforts. ARLINGTON, Va.–Trout Unlimited (TU) applauds the work of the Federal Leadership Committee for the Chesapeake Bay on its finalized strategy for protecting and

Fishing, TU and the pandemic

Published in From the President

If your email inbox looks like mine, almost every organization you have ever worked with, joined or “liked” has sent you a note this week about the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19.   It’s a sign of how thoroughly this crisis has swept across all of American life. Trout Unlimited is rooted in communities of

Potomac Patuxent

Potomac Patuxent Trout Unlimited Chapter #236 website. Holds meeting information, calendar of upcoming events, Outings, registration forms, Fly Tying & Rod Building info, issues of chapter newsletter \”Conservationist\”, monthly chapter meetings, Committee members, Officers and Board Members.

Voices from the River: Lessons from the Past

Published in Voices from the river

By Mark Taylor Back when we were enjoying an exceedingly mild February, plenty of friends were confident spring had arrived early. I knew better and, sure enough, March has been a lion here in Virginia. With actual trips to the river pretty much on hold due to snow and cold, I’ve instead been living vicariously

Savage River Lodge

About us Provide fly fishing services, lessons and guides. Also have complete accommodations cabins and yurts restaurant, bar What we do We are a four season destination Where we do it We are in Western Maryland 3 hours from DC and 2 hours from Pittsburgh. We fish on Savage River,Casselman River,Potomac River and the Yough

TU garners $2.9 million for restoration work in Virginia

April 28, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Seth Coffman, Trout Unlimited Shenandoah Headwaters Program, Mark Taylor, Trout Unlimited eastern communications director, ARLINGTON, Va. — Virginia’s water resources will get a boost from nearly $3 million that will help Trout Unlimited launch a partnership project to address aquatic habitat, and water quality concerns in

Fishing matters

Published in Community, From the President

City Catch kids in Baltimore. Lately, when I am in town, I’ve taken to starting my mornings at Fletchers boathouse. I’ll row up or downstream for an hour with a strung fly rod. If I see a suspended gar, or a rolling carp, I’ll stop and cast.  Even with the outing, I am at the

Media Teleconference: TU releases '10 Special Places' report

ALLegany RedHouse Fishing youth _ALL_ (24a) copy[1].jpg Media Teleconference: New Trout Unlimited report features public fishing and hunting areas in East at risk from shale gas development Dec. 17, 2014 Contact: Mark Taylor,, 540-353-3556 MEDIA ADVISORY: Trout Unlimited releasing full 10 Special Places report Report focuses on protecting iconic public fishing and hunting areas

30 Great Places: Monongahela National Forest

Published in Uncategorized

Region: Central AppalachiaActivity: Fishing; HuntingSpecies: Ruffed Grouse; Brook, rainbow and brown trout Where: Monongahela National Forest (known locally as “the Mon”) stretches over 919,000 acres of rugged, mountainous terrain along the eastern edge of West Virginia. Though it rests within a day’s drive of half of America’s population, it boasts five federally-designated wilderness areas and

George Washington and Jefferson National Forests one of 10 special places

Oct. 28, 2014 Contact: Katy Dunlap, Trout Unlimited Eastern Water Project Director, 607-742-3331 Mark Taylor, Trout Unlimited Eastern Communications Director, 540-353-3556 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C.Trout Unlimited is featuring the George Washington and Jefferson national forests in Virginia and West Virginia in a new report highlighting outstanding public fishing and hunting areas in the Central

Trout Unlimited releases full 10 Special Places report

special.jpg Dec. 18, 2014 Contact: Katy Dunlap, Eastern Water Project Director, 607-703-0256, Mark Taylor, Eastern Communications Director, 540-353-3556, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trout Unlimited releases full 10 Special Places report Report focuses on protecting iconic public fishing and hunting areas from impacts of shale gas development WASHINGTON, D.C.Trout Unlimited today released a new report

Palmer and Chuck and the importance of giving back

Published in From the President

Back in 2019, I had a holiday party at my home where I introduced my friend, Jim Greene, the founder of Water Wisp Flies to Mason and Palmer of Flies by Two Brothers. Jim died from COVID-19 in the Fall. The spring before he passed, we met to fish the Potomac shad run

Video spotlight: Urban Fly Fishing Berlin

Published in Video spotlight

First, forgive the subtitles, unless you speak German, of course. Often we tend to forget that fly-rod worthy fish can live just about anywhere—the staff in Arlington, Va.’s headquarters office has turned chasing carp, gar and snakeheads in the Potomac into something of an obsession. And we know that great urban angling exists among the

From Bristol Bay to the Bronx

Published in Community, Conservation, Fishing

Washington, D.C., is a long way from Dillingham, Alaska, but that’s where Triston Chaney spent his 19th birthday. Triston was among a group of commercial fishermen, lodge owners and outfitters who came back to the nation’s capital to discourage the EPA from permitting the proposed Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska. Over birthday cake at our