Land O' Sky Trout Unlimited

Chapter 033

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Land O' Sky Trout Unlimited's Mission

To conserve, protect, and restore coldwater fisheries and their watersheds on a local and national level by fostering a passion for fishing, community service, fellowship and education.
















To Keep Up With Happenings at LOS-TU 


visit the Newsletter 'Tightlines'

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Jim Hefley Oil Paintings

You can now commission an original oil painting scene of your favorite trout stream in WNC from one of our own TU LOS members. Jim Hefley specializes in paintings of our beautiful mountain streams, many featuring a fly fisherman casting a fly or netting a trout. For more information and photos of his work, please go to the Jim Hefley's page and Jim Hefley's Gallery

Get Involved Online

For information on upcoming events, stream reports, and articles please click on the newsletter link in the left column under rainbow.  If you have any articles, events, or activities you would like to submit please send them to subscribe to LOS-TU's email list.

The mailing address is PO Box 117, Asheville NC  28802.  


Trout Unlimited Land O' Sky
Centered in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, we are an organization of anglers and conservationists dedicated to the protection of trout and their habitat. We are located within an hour's drive of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and surrounded by the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests. Many of the premiere trout streams of the southeastern United States are within easy casting distance.

Our chapter is actively involved with other resource agencies, such as the NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) in decisions about best management practices for fisheries and watersheds. We assist fisheries scientists from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in stream monitoring.

We maintain an active, ongoing interest in the education of youth on the importance of trout habitat protection and catch and release angling.

We invite all conservation-minded anglers, regardless of their chosen method of fishing or level of fishing experience, to join us in protecting coldwater fisheries in our region.

TU's Vision

By the next generation, Trout Unlimited will ensure that robust populations of native and wild coldwater fish once again thrive within their North American range, so that our children can enjoy healthy fisheries in their home waters.

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