Category Archives: Felt Soles

Dates set for 2013 Utah Single-fly

The Utah Single-fly event to benefit TU’s conservation work in Utah is set for Aug. 26-27 on Utah’s Green River below Flaming Gorge Reservoir. There will be 15 four-person teams in this year’s event, with guide selection set for the … Continue reading

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Cache Anglers capture 2012 Trout Unlimited Utah Single Fly title

Fifteen teams of four anglers gathered near Dutch John, Utah, last week for the annual Utah Single Fly, and for the second year in a row, a team made up of  Trout Unlimited chapter members from Utah took the top … Continue reading

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Utah Single Fly kicks off on the Green

Fifteen teams of four anglers each gathered Thursday evening at Red Canyon Lodge near Dutch John, Utah, to draw guides for today’s fourth annual Utah Single Fly tournament on the storied Green River. The event, which helps benefit TU’s on-the-ground … 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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TU Alaska Program Launches “Clean Your Waders” Ad Campaign

Trout Unlimited, Alaska Program, ran radio and print ads during this summer’s busy fishing season to alert people to the dangers of aquatic invasive species and offer tips for how they can help curb the spread of these noxious creatures … Continue reading

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Didymo and TU in the New York Times

Today’s New York Times story on invasive species, felt soles and didymo, features TU’s senior scientist, Jack Williams, and targets fly fishermen as some of the biggest offenders in the transport of aquatic invasive species. It’s not news to most … Continue reading

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Progress on the Penobscot, Bristol Bay salmon recipes and more

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Korkers Steps Up to Fight Aquatic Invasives

Korkers has stepped up to help TU in its fight against the spread of invasive species. Korkers has pledged to donate 10 percent of the proceeds from sales of its new wading boot, the TU Guide Boot to TU to … Continue reading

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Orvis Offers Discount on New Non-Felt Soled Wading Boots

As you may have heard, Alaska recently became the first state in the nation to adopt a statewide ban on felt soled wading products to help protect the state’s freshwater lakes, rivers and streams from becoming infected with aquatic invasive … Continue reading

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Alaska Enacts Statewide Ban on Felt Sole Wading Gear

Trout Unlimited applauds the Alaska Board of Fisheries for adopting a statewide phase-out of felt sole wading products, effective Jan. 1, 2012. The move is aimed at guarding against the spread of aquatic invasive species. The board on Friday, March … Continue reading

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