July 22, 2014

National Public Lands Day: Step-up and Speak-out

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September 29th marks a deer opener in Western Oregon; waterfowl opener in Montana; moose opener in Minnesota; and last but certainly not least…National Public Lands Day in the United States of America! To honor National Public Lands Day, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is asking sportsmen everywhere to step-up and speak-out for the public lands we all enjoy. […]

Why Are Sportsmen Concerned about the “Border Bill?”

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From Backcountry Hunters and Anglers’ Backcountry Blog The following is an update to a May 2012 post on pending legislation known as “The Border Bill” Despite concerns expressed by sportsmen in videos,articles and forums, the U.S. House of Representatives this summer passed legislation sponsored by Representative Bob Bishop, R-Utah, that gives sweeping control of national forests, national parks […]

Field & Stream Recognizes Retired Iron Worker as Conservation Hero

Nashville, TN— Retired Local 361 Iron Worker and longtime Union Sportsmen’s Alliance member John Sferazo was profiled for his extraordinary contributions to conservation in the June 2012 issue of Field & Stream—the world’s leading outdoor magazine. Since suffering physical and emotional trauma as a Ground Zero volunteer on 9/11, Sferazo has worked to provide free […]

Guest post for bloggers: Sportsmen Descend on DC to Save Bristol Bay

The following is a guest post available to all outdoor bloggers who have an interest in the Pebble Mine/Bristol Bay issue. Please feel free to you use it on your blog.   Sportsmen fly to DC to tell president and congress to say no to Pebble Mine Starting Monday, April 16, more than 30 sportsmen […]

TU and Field and Stream Announce Best Wild Places

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trout Unlimited and Field and Stream magazine today announced the six fishing and hunting destinations around the country that have been named Best Wild Places for 2011. The project can be viewed online at the magazine’s website.   This is the second year in a row TU and the world’s most influential hunting and […]

U.S. Senate introduces wilderness bill proposed by citizens

For two years, Trout Unlimited has worked with local stakeholders in northwest Nevada to protect some of the last, best fish and game habitat left on public lands in that state.Pine Forest Wilderness Act of 2011 will protect the priceless Blue Lakes fishery and some of the best bighorn sheep, deer, elk, sage grouse and […]

TU sponsors 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour

Oct. 27, 2011 Contact: Chris Hunt, Director of Communications, (208) 406-9106, chunt@tu.org Chris Keig, Fly Fishing Film Tour, (303) 815-1070, ip@mayflymedia.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TU sponsors 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour Organization hopes to reach filmgoers with message of conservation WASHINGTON, D.C.—Trout Unlimited announced today that it will sponsor the 2012 edition of the Fly […]

Defend the Colorado

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Water is the lifeblood of the West–it’s a limited resource with immeasurable value. The old phrase, “Whiskey is for drinkin’, water is for fightin’,” couldn’t be more true than it is today. Take a moment and check out the new Defend the Colorado conservation campaign–it’s a common-sense effort to keep water in one of country’s […]