Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited

Leadership Directory

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Custom TU License Plate

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By-Laws & Related Documents

PATU Bylaws
Chapter Map_9.10.16
Accountability & Communications Flow Chart

Strategic Plan

PATU Strategic Plan-Adopted 1-10-15 

TU Training Videos

See the list of 33 Training Videos currently available on a variety of  topics.

 Coldwater Conservation Corps Field Manual & Training Videos

PATU CCC Manual Version 2.3 …”How to Calibrate the Meter” ...“How to Collect Water Quality Data in the Field” ...“How to Collect Quality Assurance/Quality Control”
Benthic Macroinvertebrate Identification (BMI)
BMI Sampling & Identification Manual
BMI Data Sheet

Environmental Committee Documents

Energy Development
Stormwater Mgmt. and E&S Control
Stream Clearing and Channelization 
Water Withdrawals & Inter-Basin Transfers


These policies are recognized and approved by the PA Council of Trout Unlimited, and are intended to serve as broad guidelines for action as issues arise throughout the commonwealth. TU chapters should use these policies as guidelines for decision making and for taking action on local issues. These policies will be amended from time to time as future issues evolve.

Acid & Mercury Deposition
Co-op Hatcheries
Forest Practices
Hazardous Waste Management
Mining & Mining Reclamation
Oil & Natural Gas Development
Riparian Habitats
Stream Access
Stream Channelization
Trout Management
Water Withdrawals & Inter-Basin Transfers
Youth Interaction Policy

Templates for Organizing Chapter Fishing Events

These templates are provided to assist chapters in the planning and implementation of group fishing activities, and include all the steps necessary to ensure a successful event.  

Introduction to Fishing
Family Fishing
Women's Fly Fishing

Speakers List

Looking for that special program to increase attendance at your chapter meetings? Take a look at the following list to get an idea of who's offering programs and the topics being presented.

Speakers List 8.24.18

Reference Materials

Check out our library of documents and reference materials below to learn more about our organization, conservation initiatives, trout behavior, and more.

PA Coldwater Habitat Program
New Zealand Mud Snails
Eastern Brook Trout/Roadmap to Restoration
Brook Trout/The Real Natives
The Brown Trout
Discovering Brookies in Previously Unassessed Tributaries
The Rainbow Trout
The Tiger Trout
Hanging by a Thread
The Struggle for Dominance
Traveling Trout
Stream Access Guide.
The Decline and Fall of Big Spring
West Branch Susquehanna Recovery Report

PATU Annual Awards

Each year, PA Council recognizes those chapters and individuals who have achieved extraordinary results in a number of categories that contribute greatly to the success of TU's mission in Pennsylvania. To see a listing of past winners, please click here.