Archive | October, 2015

Break the Internet to Protect Your Public Access to Hunting and Fishing—Here’s How


On October 27, 1858, or 157 years ago today, one of the greatest wildlife conservationists in the history of our country was born. Known for his brute toughness and great leadership, Theodore Roosevelt certainly left his mark on America’s wild landscapes while he was here on earth. During his time as President, he established the […]

Legislation needed to clean up abandoned mines

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The following is the abbreviated testimony of Trout Unlimited President and CEO Chris Wood before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. Wood spoke to the committee on the need for Good Samaritan legislation that would allow organizations like Trout Unlimited to clean up abandoned mines in order prevent disasters like […]

The Bertarelli Foundation Wins 2014-2015 IGFA Great Marlin Race

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By IGFA Conservation Coordinator Leah Baumwell / The 2014-2015 Race Year was the largest race season to date with a total of 63 tags deployed on 27 black marlin, 20 blue marlin,  8 striped marlin, 6 shortbill spearfish, and 2 sailfish in the Bahamas, USA, Nicaragua, Australia, Seychelles, Panama, and Costa Rica. Combined, these […]

Protecting Bristol Bay


By Chris Wood I just returned from fishing in Bristol Bay. One of the rivers I fished (and where I caught 30-inch native rainbow trout), Upper Talarik Creek, would be inundated and ruined by the proposed Pebble Mine. On the heels of that experience, it was disappointing to see the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal cover the release of a […]