The opening of Paint Creek Valley adds 2.1 additional miles of publicly accessible trout water in Iowa. The property was purchased by the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation a decade after the project was initially pursued, and now has been transferred to the Iowa DNR. It totals 368 acres of land in Allamakee County, just southeast […] The post Paint Creek Valley appeared first on ROD & RIVET.
Here’s a cool little project I helped out with. Locally Grown Clothing Company is making a shirt to benefit Trout Unlimited’s Driftless Area Restoration Effort (TUDARE). They’re American Apparel blanks, made in USA. Update: Order on our online shop and $12 from the sale will go to TUDARE. Shop.rodandrivet.com The post Fish Local appeared first on ROD & RIVET.
Trout Unlimited North Bear Chapter (TUNB) is teaming up with Madhouse Brewing in Des Moines, IA to make a limited edition beer called Woolly Bugger Citra Session IPA. A portion of profits will go to TUNB to further their coldwater conservation efforts in the region. The beer will […] The post Woolly Bugger IPA appeared first on ROD & RIVET.
As the Vice President of the North Bear Chapter of Trout Unlimited, I’d like to invite you to our annual fundraiser this Saturday at Jasper Winery in Des Moines from 6:30-8:30PM. We’ll have 25-30 pieces of fishing and outdoor related art on display. We’re giving away a […] The post Trout Unlimited Art Show appeared first on ROD & RIVET.
Winter trout fishing in Iowa is a unique experience. While Iowa trout streams typically aren’t overcrowded, they’re even less pressured when the mercury falls and deer season begins. I enjoy the quiet and the beauty of fishing this time of year. With this in mind, I made a recent trek to the NE corner of […] The post Winter Scouting and Fishing appeared first on ROD & RIVET.