March 23, 2013
It’s been a long time coming, but through the persistence of a number of local anglers, it looks as though the St. Louis area will be getting a new Trout Unlimited Chapter. As of March 5th, 2013, the Gateway Chapter of Trout Unlimited is off the ground. Trout Unlimited (TU) is a federally recognized […]
March 17, 2013
Wet-waded for the first time this season, throwing wads of hair and feather and wool in hopes of meeting an early-run white bass, a smallmouth, or a striper. No luck.
March 11, 2013
There’s really only so many ways to photograph a six-inch trout. I was in the area and dropped by one of the state’s less-popular wild trout streams a couple days ago, after rain and snowmelt had ameliorated much of last season’s drought conditions. Fish pounced on caddis larvae and prince nymphs, I even caught […]
March 7, 2013
Despite being one of the west’s most iconic and popular sport fishes, the various subspecies of cutthroat trout have had a rough go of things over the past half-century. The lasting impacts of mining and ranching, the introduction of nonnative sportfish, disease organims, and the alteration and fragmentation of habitat have all had a role […]