NEWS & INFORMATION

Important redd survey needed on the Battenkill and Tribs — Saturday,October 17th

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Restoration projects on the Battenkill River have been highly successful in recent months. The next step is having a comprehensive redd survey on the Battenkill tribs and mainstem. We need volunteers on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 10am – 12pm. Any chapter can help! Check out the training video, and if you want to get involved, send an email to: jacob.fetterman@tu.org. Thank you!

TRAINING VIDEO​

ALERT Northern Snakehead found in Upper Delaware River system. Please see press release from the National Park Service

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

A Northern Snakehead was recently caught in the Upper Delaware River near Callicoon, NY. The snakehead is an undesirable invasive species and a voracious predator with the potential to disrupt the ecological balance of the river system.
 

Federal and state agencies have issued guidance to UDR anglers if they catch a snakehead.

 

Click here to read the information from the National Park Service and respond accordingly if you catch a snakehead.

Response & Recommendations to the NYS DEC Draft Fisheries Management Plan for Inland Trout

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The NYS DEC Draft Fisheries Management Plan for Inland Trout Streams is an important issue facing New York trout anglers and our members. Once finalized, this important document will provide the basic operating principles for the NYS DEC’s initiatives on managing and protecting trout streams in the state. The NYS DEC has provided the draft plan for review and has a comment period ending on June 25th, 2020 in which New York State residents and other stakeholders are encouraged to submit. Click our link below to read the Response & Recommendations from our Conservation Committee.

Response & Recommendations to the NYS DEC Draft Fisheries Management Plan for Inland Trout

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The NYS DEC Draft Fisheries Management Plan for Inland Trout Streams is an important issue facing New York trout anglers and our members. Once finalized, this important document will provide the basic operating principles for the NYS DEC’s initiatives on managing and protecting trout streams in the state. The NYS DEC has provided the draft plan for review and has a comment period ending on June 25th, 2020 in which New York State residents and other stakeholders are encouraged to submit. Click our link below to read the Response & Recommendations from our Conservation Committee.

Happy Mother's Day from Trout Unlimited!

Wednesday, May 10, 2020

Mother's Day Free Membership Offer

 

In honor of this Mother’s Day, we are offering a free one-year membership to Moms who love to fish (or want to learn), care about conservation, and want to join the Trout Unlimited family. Join women across the country who are finding inspiration and community as part of the nation’s oldest and largest coldwater conservation organization.

A special "thank you" to all those that make New York's Trout in the Classroom program a huge success...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Trout in the Classroom is one of TU's signature programs. Young students get an opportunity to work in the outdoors, in addition to learning about trout and preserving coldwater fisheries while in class. Students raise fish from fry, and release the fingerlings into a local stream with the help of TU volunteers and our great coordinator's from Trout Unlimited's staff. Thank you to all for making this program a great success every year, and a HUGE success in 2020!

Trout Unlimited offers free membership to America's essential personnel fighting COVID19/Coronavirus

Friday, April 10, 2020

Trout Unlimited's CEO has offered free membership to those front-line fighter's keeping America safe and running during the Coronavirus crisis. The New York Council thanks all of those who are keeping supplies moving, food safe and tending to those in need. Contact us for more information, or send an email to TU CEO Chris Wood and tell him you work in essential services and would like to take him up on the offer of a free membership. Thank you for all you do!

All Trout Unlimited Youth Camps are canceled for 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

Due to the COVID19/Coronavirus pandemic, all Trout Unlimited Youth Camps are canceled for 2020. Our primary concern is for the health and safety of our members and their families.  We look forward to resuming operations in 2021. Contact us for more information.

Delaware River anglers asked to stay home until travel restrictions are lifted.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Local governments urge out of area residents to abide by state mandates, local directives, and the recommendations of the CDC to stay home until at least April 30 or until the dangers posed by COVID-19 are dramatically reduced and “Stay at Home” orders are lifted.

We are concerned for everyone’s health, both yours and the health of the residents of the Upper Delaware River watershed. LINK

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