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The Virginia Council of Trout Unlimited is made up of representatives of the state’s 12 chapters. Its role is to coordinate the work of chapters in the areas of conservation, education, and advocacy. The Council provides grants and practical expertise to chapters so they may accomplish their objectives. The Council also works with state and federal agencies and other conservation organizations to enhance the quality of coldwater resources and related fisheries.

Operating Documents

Operating Documents

Become a Member

Become a Member

When you become a member of Trout Unlimited, TU will assign you to a local chapter. Chapters meet regularly to meet friends, discuss conservation issues, plan workdays on their home waters, organize fundraisers, and of course, swap a few fish tales and learn how to tie the latest fly patterns. Looking for a fishing partner? Many chapters sponsor "Fish with a Friend" programs that connect members in search of fishing companions. As a member you get:


•    1 Year Membership

•    4 TROUT Magazine Issues

•    12 Month TU Calendar

•    Local Chapter News

•    Invites to local events, fishing trips, volunteer opportunities, and more


TU offers a variety of membership categories which allow individuals and businesses to contribute to TU's mission at the conservation support levels of their choosing:


Membership Level Yearly Dues


•    Regular $35

•    Contributor $50

•    Family $55

•    Sponsor $100

•    Conservator $250

•    Life Membership $1,800

•    Griffith Circle $1,000

•    TU Business $295.00

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Or, if you wish to be assigned to a specific chapter, TU has established a unique URL for each chapter. Use the link below for your desired chapter and join for half the price ($17.50) and your local chapter will receive $15.00 of your first year membership.

Little Stony Creek  #652  Wise (

Massanutten  #171  Harrisonburg (

Mountain Empire  #631  Marion (

New River  #207  Blacksburg (

Northern Virginia  #360  Fairfax (

Rapidan  #307  Warrenton (

Roanoke Valley  #308  Roanoke (

Shenandoah Valley  #208  Waynesboro (

Smith River  #264  Martinsville (

Thomas Jefferson  #286  Charlottesville (

Virginia Capital  #184 (

Winchester  #638  Winchester (

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