Category Archives: Conservation

Open Letter to Congress on Clean Water from Industry Leaders

Leaders in the fly fishing industry have penned an open letter to Congress in support of restoring protections for headwater streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act, and urging congressional members to “not to play politics with clean water.” … more

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BTT Announces ARC Fishing As Newest Corporate Sponsor

ARC Fishing has been announced as the newest corporate sponsor of the Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, and will help in support of their work in conservation and education. Read more in the press release below.                                   

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USAC Weber Navigability Ruling Fact Sheet

After the recent ruling in Utah over navigability and access, the Utah Stream Access Coalition has provided a fact sheet to provide information on what the decision means for angling and the general public. Read more in the press release … more

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TCRP: Anglers Remain Engaged in Gulf Restoration Efforts

Five years after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, recreational fishing community and conservation groups remain committed to restoring habitat and management of the Gulf of Mexico’s fisheries. Read more in the press release below.

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Wood: Don’t Blame Anglers

In response to a recent op-ed by Douglas M. Thompson in The New York Times about the cost trout fishing has on the environment, Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood writes a rebuttal about the good work anglers do … more

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Video Hatch: “Cold Waters”

Craig Mathews of Blue Ribbon Flies, Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia, Steve Hemkens of Orvis, Tim Romano of Angling Trade and Todd Tanner of Conservation Hawks share their thoughts on angling and climate change in this important short film.

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Video Hatch: “#SaveDorados *3”

This short video features the work of Dr. Andy Danylchuk of the University of Massachusetts Amherst on emerging golden dorado fisheries in Argentina. More information can be found on the Indiegogo funding campaign site for the research project.

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New Program Supports Research and Protections for Golden Dorado

Golden Dorado in the Salta Region of Argentina will receive some much needed help through newly funded research that will support future management decisions and strategies. Fish Simply has launched an IDIEGOGO campaign to help with funding for this important … more

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RepYourWater Introduces Greenback Cutthroat Hat

RepYourWater has partnered with The Greenbacks group of Trout Unlimited to release a new Native Greenback Cutthroat hat. 10 per cent of sales go directly to The Greenbacks and efforts to restore greenback cutthroat trout populations. Read more in the … more

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“The Cost of Trout Fishing”

Hatchery fish can cause both ecological and genetic damage to the streams they are stocked, and the hatcheries where they are raised are major polluters of nearby waterways. Yet millions of hatchery trout are released each year to millions of … more

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