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12th Annual Native and Wild Trout Conference - Virtual Webinar

The Native and Wild Trout conference is attended by those interested in learning the current and future status of native and wild trout in Arizona and New Mexico. Our mission is to spark the interest of developing future plans to promote, restore and manage these native and wild coldwater fish species.

Session 1

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  • Welcome: Ty Gray: AZGFD Director
  • Welcome: Julie Carter: Aquatic Wildlife Branch Chief
  • Keynote Speaker: Chris Wood: Trout Unlimited, CEO
  • Overview 101: Native Trout in Arizona

Session 2

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  • Apache Trout Challenges & Recovery in Arizona
  • Gila Trout Recovery in Arizona
  • Gila Trout Hatchery Updates in Arizona
  • Fate of the Stocked Gila Trout

Session 3

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  • Gila Trout Challenges & Recovery in New Mexico
  • Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Recovery in New Mexico
  • Gila and Apache Trout awards/Distinguished Service for Conservation

Session 4

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  • Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) / Arizona’s Surface Water Protection Program
  • Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI)
  • Legislation Affecting Conservation, State and Federal

Session 5

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  • Lee’s Ferry Trout Fishery, Intro/background
  • Current status of Lee’s Ferry Trout Fishery
  • Lee’s Ferry: Aquatic Food Base Concerns
  • Lee’s Ferry: Emerging Water Quality Concerns
  • Lee’s Ferry: Brown Trout Incentivized Harvest
  • AZGFD Trout Challenge/ Fishing Regulations

The Rise Of The Apache Trout

Learn about the history and restoration of the Apache Trout featuring speakers from White Mountain Apache Tribe, Arizona Game and Fish Department and fishing guide Cinda Howard.

News Archive


Arizona fact sheet 6.14.18

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Gila Trout

Brown Trout at Lees Ferry

Article by Jim Strogen, Gila Chapter of Trout Unlimited Many fly fishers, their clubs and TU Chapters have been involved in efforts to influence the

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Grand Canyon News

Protect Your Canyon

The Protect Your Canyon campaign led by Trout Unlimited and Arizona Wildlife Federation is in full swing. We advocated to keep the current uranium mining

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