TU Conservation

Washington Council of Trout Unlimited Conservation Management

  • Protect native stocks
  • Promotes the use of catch and release
  • Support Genetic Management Planning
  • Participates in harvest management decision making process
  • Works to reform steelhead management

Washington Council of Trout Unlimited Conservation Achievements

  • Develop wild steelhead conservation policy
  • Negotiated changes in the U.S. and Canada treaty
  • Pioneered mass-marking of salmonids in selective fisheries

Aquatic Education

  • Partners with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in over 50%of statewide programs
  • Teaches 10,000 children annually
  • Founded the Northwest Youth Conservation and Fly Fishing Academy

Conservation Committee Reports (click to read a report)

April 2010 Conference Call Minutes

March 2010 Report

February 2010 Conference Call Minutes

News and Updates

 Wild Salmon
Under Threat of Extinction, Study Shows More...
 National Park Service
Awards Contract for the Elwha Water Facilities.
 Planned whitewater park
is prompting anxiety over possible impacts to the river's native fish. more...
 Cedar River
Chinook returning to Cedar River big-time. more...
 Women's workshop
Women's workshop offers instruction on fishing, hunting, outdoor skills. more...
 Obscure salmon  struggles to survive!
Beneath the surface of Lake Sammamish Washington's native salmon are struggling to survive. More...
 Youth Conservation
2008 Youth Conservation
& Fly Fishing Academy.