Category Archives: Conservation

Smaller Big Fish

Key West is a legendary fishery and generations of anglers have returned with stories and photos of their biggest catch. However, by examining historical photographs of the area from the 1950s to present, researcher Loren McClenachan has found that the … more

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The Greenbacks of Trout Unlimited: Fourth Annual Surface Film Event

The annual photography event of The Greenbacks of Trout Unlimited, Surface Film, will be held in Denver at the Anthology Fine Art Gallery on Thursday February 6th, 2014. The event will feature outstanding photographic work, with prints available for purchase … more

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West Denver TU to Host Annual Fly Tying Clinic

The West Denver chapter of Trout Unlimited will be holding their annual fly tying clinic on February 8th.  If you’re in the area, stop by to see local celebrities like Charlie Craven, Pat Dorsey, and Jay Zimmerman tie signature patterns … more

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Trout Unlimited Applauds House Passage of Farm Bill

With strong bipartisan support, on Thursday, January 30, 2014 the U.S. House voted to pass the most recent Farm Bill. “Provisions of this bill will help TU more effectively partner with agricultural producers, and help us get more work done … more

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Water Rights That Could Dry Up Rivers

The purported  “Water Rights Protection Act” (HR 3189) does not live up to its name, say critics, and would allow private water users to dry up rivers on public lands with no recourse for action. Called “over-reaching and misguided,” this … more

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Video Hatch: “Support HB37: Protecting Public Water & Property Rights”

On Tuesday February 11th at 9:45 a.m., join other anglers on the steps of the Utah capitol building to support HB37, which helps protect public land and water rights and stream access across the state.

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Utah Stream Access Coalition: Support HB37

The Utah Stream Access Coalition is calling for support of Utah House Bill 37, which will allow increased access to public waters, and is leading a rally on February 11 at the Utah State Capitol Building. Read more in the … more

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Orvis Announces Conservation Grants for 2014

Orvis has announced its grants to five organizations for the 2014 year, to match its customers’ contributions up to the equal amount. The grant recipients are: Trout Unlimited, Petfinder Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Rare-Fish Forever, Salmon & Trout Association. Read … more

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Victory for Wild Fish on the Sandy River

A recent ruling found the National Marine Fisheries Service guilty of violating the Endangered Species Act and the National Environmental Policies Act when it approved the State of Oregon’s management of the Sandy River Hatchery. Read more in the press … more

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Final EPA Report on Bristol Bay

The final report from The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  regarding the environmental impacts the proposed pebble mine would have on the Bristol Bay ecosystem has been released to the public. “Our report concludes that large-scale mining poses risks to salmon … more

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