Trout Unlimited in 2018: By the Numbers

Trout Unlimited has long been a household name in the fly fishing world. Founded in 1959 in Michigan, the program has since expanded nationwide. Dedicated to the conservation of cold water fisheries, TU chapters across the country have helped restore miles of trout streams and educated countless anglers. We thought it worthy to share a few statistics about what TU accomplished in 2018!

Members: 300,000+

Annual Operating Budget: $55 Million. 87% of which goes into conservation programs.

Member Volunteer Hours: 730,000+ Hours

Conservation Projects Completed: 1,078 valued at over $18 million

Educational Projects Completed: 1,668

River Miles Protected: 1,136

River Miles Reconnected: 406

Fishable River Miles Restored: 365

Acres Protected: 323,000

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