Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sen. Cantwell: Bristol Bay vital to Washington business

By Shoren Brown Sen. Maria Cantwell, D, Washington, held a press conference at Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle on Wednesday to underscore the strong economic and historic ties between the Bristol Bay, Alaska sockeye salmon fishery and Washington state fishermen and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Saying “Thank You”

TU volunteers are exceedingly generous of their time and energy (reporting over 650,000 volunteer hours last year) in return for one thing — the knowledge that they are making a difference and advancing the mission of TU. Although the hope … Continue reading

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So… What Do You Want to Read About?

One of my elementary school teachers gently but firmly imparted an important lesson by reminding me that I was born with two ears and one mouth for a reason. Many years later, that lesson came full circle when my first … Continue reading

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Million pipeline: Go ahead, stick a fork in it. . .

Developer Aaron Million’s fantasy water pipeline proposal, which would devastate the world-class trout fishery of the Green River and suck the life out of the Flaming Gorge region’s tourism economy, was dealt another blow last week, when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rejected … Continue reading

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TU’s CEO and Save Bristol Bay director discuss EPA, Pebble Mine

Trout Unlimited CEO Chris Wood and the director of TU’s Save Bristol Bay campaign, Shoren Brown, spent some time on the phone recently discussing the EPA’s recently released watershed assessment for the proposed Pebble Mine. The outcome? It’s time for … Continue reading

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Why I Love the Chattahoochee River

Editor’s note: The Chattahoochee River was recently named as one of America’s 10-most Endangered Rivers by American Rivers   By Kevin F. McGrath, Just like you, I like my home water simply because it is mine.  Even though we share … Continue reading

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Bloggers go all in for a trip to Yellowstone National Park

Just a week into the essay contest for the chance to fish in Yellowstone National Park this summer with the likes of TROUT Magazine Editor Kirk Deeter, and 18 bloggers have already submitted entries. The deadline for qualified blog posts … Continue reading

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Trout, salmon … and a quilt

By Rochelle Gandour-Rood What do sequins and glitter have to do with trout?  Those craft supplies, plus markers, puffy paint, and an  8-inch by 8-inch square of cotton fabric were how 35 classrooms participated in the annual Trout and Salmon … Continue reading

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25 Things to Make You a Better Angler: No. 5 “Don’t Get Stuck in a Rut”

I’m a firm believer that there’s a time and a place for everything when it comes to tactics and gear used to catch trout.  I suppose if I could dial up the perfect scenario, it would be sight fishing with dry … Continue reading

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2012 Photo Contest Winners

We’ve chosen the winners for this year’s photo contest. Well over 1,500 photos were submitted to our photo contest this year. Almost all of them were great shots. After much hand-wringing and consideration, we chose 15 finalists, and asked you … Continue reading

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