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2017 TU Teen Summit Headed to TU’s Birthplace!

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by Franklin Tate, Headwaters Youth Program Director The sixth annual TU Teen Summit will be held on the TU “Holy Waters” of the Au Sable in June 2017, with twenty five teen leaders from around the country converging for four days of planning, learning, fishing, and fun. TU’s Headwaters youth staff and their merry band…

Palmer and Chuck and the importance of giving back

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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

Voices from the River: Pondering gratitude

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We’ll always have to fight for our public lands, but we should be grateful we have them in the first place. Photo by Chris Hunt. By Scott Willoughby It has been said that the hardest math to master is the ability to count our blessings. Funny enough, I’ve never been particularly good at math. That’s…

TU RIVERS app inspires kids to clean up their local creek

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By Jamie Vaughan In Michigan, Trout Unlimited’s RIVERS App prompted a group of kids to join together to clean up their local creek.   In August, Trout Unlimited staff had the opportunity to present the RIVERS App to educators in Michigan as part of the Groundswell Summer Institute, which introduces teachers to new resources and tools for place-based education.  After learning about this new tool, Michigan educator Andrea Dudley went…

Nation's Sportsmen Urge Congress to Reform 1872 Mining Law

7/25/07 Nation’s Sportsmen Urge Congress to Reform 1872 Mining Law For Immediate Release (July 25, 2007) Contacts: Chris Hunt (TU): 208-406-9106 Aislinn Maestas (NWF): 202-797-6624 Katie McKalip (TRCP): 406-240-9262 Nation’s Sportsmen Urge Congress to Reform 1872 Mining Law Sensible changes urged to protect clean water and habitat and end threat of public land giveaways WASHINGTON…

Klamath Dam Agreement Unveiled

Karuk Tribe Klamath Tribes of Oregon Yurok Tribe American Rivers Trout Unlimited California Trout Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermens Associations Salmon River Restoration Council Northern California Council of the Federation of Fly Fishers National Center for Conservation Science and Policy Sustainable Natural Heritage Institute FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: Craig Tucker, Spokesman Karuk Tribe…

Voices from the River: Connecting kids with conservation

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Trout in the Classroom students in New York prepare to release fish they raised into the wild. Trout Unlimited photo. By Brett Prettyman Talking to people about Trout in the Classroom is one of my favorite parts of my job with Trout Unlimited. During the SHIFT conference in Jackson, Wyo., last week I was excited…

Skills: Walleye on the fly … any ideas?

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The sun sets over Whitewater Lake in northwest Ontario. I’m at Striker’s Point Lodge, part of the the Wilderness North Lodge system in Ontario. We arrived after a 90-minute float-plane ride from Thunder Bay this afternoon, and, after getting our gear all unpacked and a quick dinner, we hit Whitewater Lake in search of some…

Mossy Creek Fly Fishing: Grand Re-opening

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Maybe you’re already planning to attend the Trout Unlimited Annual Meeting in Roanoke, Va., next week. You should be – it’s going to be great. Maybe you’re planning to arrive a little early and do some fishing. Good idea! While you’re there, you must – repeat, MUST – visit Mossy Creek Fly Fishing in Harrisonburg,…

Historic Joint Resolution to be Unveiled Tomorrow

4/18/2006 Historic Joint Resolution to be Unveiled Tomorrow MEDIA ADVISORY FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY April 18, 2006 For more information: Duke Welter, 715-831-9565 or Kathleen Campbell, 571-274-0597 Historic Joint Resolution to be Unveiled Tomorrow Governors, U.S. Department of Agriculture vow to work together to help restore the Driftless Area to the benefit of all ARLINGTON,…

Land Conservancy Fund

Land Conservancy Fund The Land Conservancy Fund is a matching grant program administered by Trout Unlimited (TU) with the support of the TU National Leadership Council’s Land Conservancy Workgroup. This program is designed to provide grants for land protection projects that result in conservation easements as well as land trust or agency ownership of important…

Kerri Russell Fund

THE KERRI RUSSELL EQUITY FUND honor’s longtime TU member and leader, Kerri Russell’s legacy, including her decade-long commitment to bolster TU’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work. TU seeks to uncover new opportunities to deepen and grow diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the organization, and specifically aims this opportunity at supporting those efforts at the local…

Coldwater Conservation Fund

Since 2015, the board of the Coldwater Conservation Fund, or “CCF,” has awarded over $1.2 million to more than fifty Trout Unlimited projects across the country. The CCF has had a profound impact on TU’s core work of protecting, reconnecting, and restoring trout and salmon, their habitat, and the science that makes that work possible.…

Conservationists Ask Bush Administration for cooperation in Keeping Roadless Areas in National Forests Roadless

5/8/2001 Conservationists Ask Bush Administration for cooperation in Keeping Roadless Areas in National Forests Roadless Conservationists Ask Bush Administration for Cooperation in Keeping Roadless Areas in National Forests Roadless Groups Pledge to Work With the Administration if the Administration Pledges to Save Roadless Areas Contact: 5/8/2001 — — Washington, D.C. In a series of meetings…

Pebble to file permits. Time to re-engage!

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After over a decade, Pebble mine backers say they plan to file permit applications tomorrow (Friday, Dec. 22) to construct a massive open-pit mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska – one of North America’s most treasured, awe-inspiring fisheries. A region full of quiet, clear, winding rivers; massive trout and millions of wild salmon would be industrialized…