Type of Place

Fishing


Access to bodies of water which offer fishing opportunities is a benefit many of our projects areas offer. Whether you're interested in fly fishing or a lazy day on the bank of a river, we encourage you explore the variety of sites across the country we have protected. 

Projects

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

The Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge covers roughly 9,000 acres of barrier island beaches and dunes, shrub-scrub, woodlands, farmlands...
Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

Balancing Nature and Commerce in the New River Gorge Region

In October 2010, the Fund’s Conservation Leadership Network brought together local business leaders, elected officials and public land managers...
Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area and State Forest

Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area and State Forest

At the confluence of the Ohio and Tradewater Rivers in Union County along Kentucky’s border with Illinois, is the...
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is often referred to as the “Everglades of the North.” Located in the Chesapeake Bay region,...
Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

As one of the most visited units of the National Park Service (NPS), the Blue Ridge Parkway welcomes more than...
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Over 400 years ago, Captain John Smith arrived in the New World—and changed it forever. In addition to helping...
Carbon and Climate Upper Ouachita

Carbon and Climate Upper Ouachita

Project: Reforestation This project has been verified at Gold Level under the Climate, Community and Biodiversity (CCB) Standard, audited by...
Conserving the Northern Forest

Conserving the Northern Forest

Forests have defined a way of life in the northern New England states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine...
Downeast And Eastern Maine

Downeast And Eastern Maine

Eastern Maine and its famed coastal area known as Downeast Maine has a one-of-a-kind beauty, with pristine forests, clean...
DuPont State Recreational Forest

DuPont State Recreational Forest

Nestled between the cities of Hendersonville and Brevard, the horseshoe-shaped DuPont State Forest covers 10,400 acres within the Blue Ridge Mountains....
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal salt-marsh and...
Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard is a place many Tennesseans hold dear. It is the heart of the South Cumberland Plateau and...
Fish Creek Flying W Ranches

Fish Creek Flying W Ranches

The Fund worked with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department on a land conservation agreement that secures key wildlife...
Fish Creek Open Space Area, City of Maplewood

Fish Creek Open Space Area, City of Maplewood

Keeping with the Fund’s goal to save favorite outdoor places, we helped the City of Maplewood acquire 70 acres...
Four State Forest

Four State Forest

The Northern Forest rises from the Tug Hill Plateau in central New York and stretches across Vermont, New Hampshire,...
Franklin Land Trust, Massachusetts

Franklin Land Trust, Massachusetts

Rich Hubbard’s phone rings often. As director of the Franklin Land Trust in western Massachusetts, Hubbard fields multiple calls...
Gallatin Valley Land Trust, Montana

Gallatin Valley Land Trust, Montana

Popular for its trails, beaches, fishing access, dog park and climbing boulder, the 16-acre Bozeman Pond Park sits in...
Glatfelter Forest

Glatfelter Forest

Today, thousands of acres of privately owned forestland across Delaware are for sale, jeopardizing the state’s unique character and...
Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains

The Fund and the Foothills Land Conservancy now hold one of the largest conservation easements ever donated by private...
Green Infrastructure Plan for Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas

Green Infrastructure Plan for Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas

More than two million people live in Louisiana’s coastal areas, which generate nearly $120 billion in business every year...
Green Mountain National Forest

Green Mountain National Forest

One of only two national forests in the Northeast, the Green Mountain National Forest stretches from  the ancient Taconic...
Gulf Coast Conservation Vision Plan

Gulf Coast Conservation Vision Plan

The Gulf of Mexico, with its five bordering states—Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas—is a place of rich human...
Headwaters State Forest

Headwaters State Forest

Situated on the North and South Carolina border and connecting to more than more than 100,000 acres of existing...
Helping the YMCA of Duluth Save Camp Miller

Helping the YMCA of Duluth Save Camp Miller

For more than a century, the YMCA of Duluth has offered summer resident camps and outdoor, environmental education opportunities...
Indian River Land Trust, Florida

Indian River Land Trust, Florida

Florida’s picturesque Indian River Lagoon attracts a third of Florida’s endangered manatees, 350 species of birds, thousands of animal and...
Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

Izembek National Wildlife Refuge

Internationally recognized for the importance of its wetlands, Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, at the tip of the Alaskan peninsula,...
John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge

John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge

Located on the shores of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge was established...
Joyce Wildlife Management Area

Joyce Wildlife Management Area

For more than two decades, the Fund has been working to protect and restore Louisiana’s coastal wetland and associated upland habitats, like...
Lackawanna Highlands

Lackawanna Highlands

The Lackawanna Highlands project in northeastern Pennsylvania follows a trend across the country of vast privately-owned working forests in...
Lake Ophelia And Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuges

Lake Ophelia And Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuges

High above the Lake Ophelia and Grand Cote national wildlife refuges in central Louisiana, hundreds of thousands of birds...