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Voices from the river: Fishing the improbable

Published in Voices from the river

The Nacimiento River at peak winter flow, central California. By Sam Davidson A recent telephone call with the Steelhead Whisperer got me fired up. His brother had been car-camping around the central coast, and had seen people fishing in one of the streams that swerve out of the Santa Lucia range and through the oak…

First-ever Large Wood Field School will help Coho recovery efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2018 Contacts: Anna Halligan, Trout Unlimited, 707-734-0112, ahalligan@tu.org Dana Stolzman, Salmonid Restoration Federation, 707-923-7501, srf@calsalmon.org Trout Unlimited and Salmonid Restoration Federation Produce First-ever Large Wood Technical Field School A Tremendous Success for the Restoration Field The North Coast Coho Project of Trout Unlimited (TU) and the Salmonid Restoration Federation (SRF)…

Fathers

Photo: The Steelhead Whisperer and his daughter on California’s Big Sur River. I spent Father’s Day this year not fishing. That was fine with me, though. My son was with me and we were at 7,500 feet in the Sierra Nevada range, where winter had not yet gathered up all of her train. And we…

Trout Unlimited statement on bipartisan infrastructure agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2021Contact:            Steve Moyer, Vice President for Government Affairs, Trout Unlimited                             smoyer@tu.org; (571) 274-0593 Sweeping infrastructure legislation introduced, headed for consideration on Senate floor New bill includes many provisions that will help coldwater conservation, but omits critical provisions championed by Trout Unlimited, including failure to support Rep. Simpson’s Snake River salmon…

Tradition | Trout Camp Essay Contest | Alexander

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Each fall, TU Camp and Academy graduates are invited to enter the TU Teen Essay Contest in which they share their camp experiences. This year we had four finalists, and Alexander’s essay is the second in this series as the second runner-up. Alexander is from California and traveled all the way to Virginia to attend…

WWHP20 Divi

Twenty years ago Twenty years ago, Trout Unlimited looked across the landscape of the West at water use and saw huge, complicated, unaddressed problems that were sucking the life out of our best trout rivers and streams. Twenty years ago, thousands of miles of trout and salmon habitat were fragmented by makeshift dams, obsolete irrigation…

Trout Unlimited and Sennebec Pond Association Celebrate Sennebec Dam Removal

Trout Unlimited and Sennebec Pond Association Celebrate Sennebec Dam Removal Trout Unlimited and Sennebec Pond Association Celebrate Sennebec Dam Removal Community Developed Solution Benefiting Humans, Fish Contact: Jeff Reardon New England Conservation Director Trout Unlimited (207) 373-0700, (207) 841-7529 (cell) 10/29/2002 — Union, Maine — Today Trout Unlimited and the Sennebec Pond Association, joined by…

TU hails new, better day for fisheries conservation on the farm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2015 Contact: Scott Yates, (Upper Columbia, Gunnison River Basins), (307) 349-0753 Warren Colyer, (Bear, Blackfoot River Basins), (435) 881-2149 Randy Scholfield (TU communications), (720) 375-3961 Steve Moyer (National), (703) 284-9406 Trout Unlimited hails new, better day for fisheries conservation on the farm NRCS-funded projects deliver benefits for fish, farm and…

TU in California: 2016 Highlights

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By Brian Johnson It’s been a busy and amazingly productive year for Trout Unlimited in California. With the help of our 10,000 California members and our dozens of agency and project partners, we reached major milestones on many of ou r highest priority initiatives. All of these highlight TU’s successful formula for protecting and restoring…

Woodworking for brook trout in the Vermont forest

Published in Voices from the river, Conservation

By Zack Hoisington On July 14, 2019, I found myself in uncharted territory, driving north through upstate New York on highway 87 into Adirondack State Park.   As the sun started to lower, I noticed a sign for Montreal. Although I have spent very little time in this part of the country, something told me I was going the wrong direction. I had…

Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour goes digital March 10

Published in Community, Featured, Fishing

Tickets for the tour go on sale today The 15th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour launches in a digital platform on March 10, and, as always, Trout Unlimited will play a big role in the online event. The 2021 Fly Fishing Film Tour will be available to watch through Sunday April 4. The streaming event…

20 Questions: Christine Peterson

Published in 20 Questions, Featured

Prolific freelance writer juggles everything from motherhood to conservation on an ever-evolving journey I’ve known and admired Christine Peterson for years, largely through our mutual affiliation with the Outdoor Writers Association of America, the oldest professional organization dedicated to outdoors communicators in the country.  Earlier this year, Christine was named the organization’s new president —…

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…