Author Archives: Chris Jones

Post election comments from Chris Wood

Chris’ comments at http://www.tu.org/blog-posts/note-to-the-tu-family  may provide a path forward and calm any anxiety over our future conservation work. Keep up the good work for future generations.  

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2014 Big Wood Single Fly Event

Save these dates, August 2-3, 2014. The Big Wood River in Ketchum, Idaho will be the site for the inaugural Big Wood River Single Fly Event. The proceeds will help fund TU’s Big Wood River Home Rivers Initiative, and will … Continue reading

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State Council Meeting April 12

Greetings Council, It is time to crawl out of our winter hibernation.  We are starting to form the agenda for our spring meeting April 12 in Sandpoint.  If there is a topic to discuss or action item for the council … Continue reading

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Idaho Council Meeting is October 26th

Council, The fall meeting is October 26 in Boise at Idaho Fish and Game Nature Center.  The agenda is not final and subject to change.  Below are some topics to peak your interest. Council Business NLC Report National meeting report … Continue reading

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Protecting forage fish helps salmon

The Pacific Fisheries Management Council, meeting in Boise on September 16, voted to protect forage fish from the development of commercial fisheries.  This is good for salmon and steelhead which rely on forage fish when at sea.  Check out Idaho … Continue reading

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Save this Date

At the spring meeting the consensus was to have the fall meeting in Boise.  The date for the meeting will be October 26, last Saturday of the month.  For added incentive, the South Fork of the Boise and Owyhee should … Continue reading

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Idaho Council Meeting June 1, Pocatello

The spring meeting is fast approaching.  We will be meeting June 1 at the Clarion Inn in Pocatello.  They are holding a block of rooms for us at $75 /night.  When you call and make reservations tell them you are … Continue reading

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Idaho Council Supports Silver Creek Kilpatrick Pond Restoration Project

Nancy Cooley Blaine Co. Land Use and Building Services 219 1st Ave. South; Ste. 208 Hailey, ID 83333 RE: Silver Creek Kilpatrick Pond Restoration Project Dear Nancy, The Idaho Council of Trout Unlimited (ICTU) and its 1800 members wish to … Continue reading

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Water plan hits choppy waters

After years of meetings, public hearings, work sessions and draft products, an updated Idaho State Water Plan was transmitted to the Idaho Legislature at the beginning of this legislative session for final review and adoption. The Idaho Constitution allows the … Continue reading

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Statement on Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Joan Hurlock

The Idaho State Council of Trout Unlimited met in Twin Falls on Saturday February 9 and voted to support the Senate confirmation of Joan Hurlock to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission. Unfortunately the State Senate voted the other way … Continue reading

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