Tag Archives: fly fishing

Congressional Leadership Brings New Hope for the Klamath

                        By Brian Johnson In the Klamath Basin, it’s one darned thing after another. Late last week, in a move cheered by TU and our Klamath partners, a federal … Continue reading

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TU and Vet Voice Foundation take vets fishing to celebrate Independence Day

By Dave Lass I can think of no better way to celebrate Independence Day than by honoring the service of the men and women of our military, who have safeguarded our Constitutional freedoms for more than two centuries. And there’s … Continue reading

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by Ty Churchwell There is innate wonder in a boy, in any boy. We look at a mountain and wonder if it can be conquered. We see an old oak tree and wonder how high we can climb. For whatever … Continue reading

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Floating the Green River: What Could Have Been?

by Nick Walrath I sit in my office on a cold April afternoon in southwest Wyoming, watching my dog sleep by the door. He is soaking up the last of the sun and making sure he is the first to … Continue reading

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  By Rob Masonis I never imagined that 4-inch grey cores composed of cement and aggregate could be so highly prized. But these particular cores – which were part of a dam on the Elwha River blocking some of the … Continue reading

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TU wins prestigious National Conservation Leadership Award

Last week, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management recognized Trout Unlimited for the work our folks do in the field to restore trout and salmon habitat and, in the end, make fishing better. The National Conservation … Continue reading

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How 12 Acres Makes a Difference

By Kevin Anderson The last of 10 projects funded during TU’s first round of the Coldwater Land Conservancy Fund closed this month—a marshy 12-acre property in the headwaters of the West Branch of Owego Creek in central New York. The … Continue reading

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Embracing an icon: Rio Grande del Norte monument designation

Rio Grande del Norte from Our Sporting Heritage on Vimeo. By Garrett VeneKlasen As you head north out of Santa Fe on US-285 there is a prominent overpass spanning the highway. Stamped deep in its massive upper concrete support beam, … Continue reading

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By Alan Folger We were a pretty big crowd. Including the 11 veterans, the TU guides, the supporters and donors, we must have numbered at least 75 souls. The room was packed shoulder to shoulder. We had gathered at a … Continue reading

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Why fish love ‘large woody debris’

By Alan Moore “Large woody debris.” A local self-taught stream savant I know has mounted a campaign to do away with that phrase. Wood deserves better, he says, than to be referred to as “debris” in streams. That unsavory distinction … Continue reading

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