Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fishing … a great perspective builder

By Chris Wood Fishing is a great perspective builder.  So it was yesterday when Keith Curley, TU’s director of government affairs, and I snuck out of the office and biked eight miles down the Potomac River to cast flies for … Continue reading

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The Friday Five: Second chance for the Roan, more hot water, new rods, and Michigan mice

Five things to consider as you head into the weekend: 1)Late last week, U.S. District Judge Marcia Krieger handed down a decision that could–if all of us with a vested interest in public lands management are paying attention–set the stage … Continue reading

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Critical Tongass Salmon Habitat Gets First Aid

Work got under way in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest this summer to repair a key salmon-producing river as part of a collaborative project by the Forest Service, Trout Unlimited, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the Sitka Conservation Society. … Continue reading

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I’m For the River! We’re All For the River! Speak Up For the San Joaquin!

From the beginning the San Joaquin River has been there for people, and now people (a diverse group of many people!) are coming together for the river. Wild salmon are only part of the reason. Sponsored by Audubon California (which, … Continue reading

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Help TU find native brook trout in Maine ponds–by fishing

We are entering the sweet spot in Maine’s trout season.  The water is warm enough that fish and insects are active, but not so warm they start looking for cold water spring holes.  That makes it the perfect time for … Continue reading

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Worth more than gold…

Friends: If the White House and EPA do not initiate the process to protect Bristol Bay before the end of July, it is unlikely to get done in a first term of President Obama’s Administration; and that would come as … Continue reading

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Sportsmen need roadless backcountry … some just don’t know it yet

As an organization that understands the connection between intact fish and game habitat and the ability to hunt and fish on public lands, we think it’s important that the hunting and angling community understand why it’s so important to keep … Continue reading

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TU’s Land Protection Project Featured in Saving Land Magazine

TU has been working with land trusts and state agencies to permanently protect trout and salmon habitat on private lands around the country with tools like conservation easements.  A recent article in  the Land Trust Alliance magazine, Saving Land, talks … Continue reading

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Join TU volunteers and staff in Asheville for our annual meeting

Are you a TU member who wants to learn more about what we do and how to get more involved in shaping the future of Trout Unlimited? If so, please join us for our 2012 Annual Meeting from Sept. 12 … Continue reading

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A chance to get it right

By Corey Fisher For over 15 years, Trout Unlimited has worked to protect and restore native Colorado River cutthroat trout populations on Colorado’s Roan Plateau – our volunteers have installed fences, planted willows and restored stretches of stream that now … Continue reading

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