Drifter Fly Fishing Announces Commitment to Trout Unlimited


From: Drifter Fly Fishing

Colorado rod maker Drifter Fly Fishing announced a new financial commitment in support of Trout Unlimited. Effective immediately, Drifter will contribute 1% of all revenue to TU to aid in protecting, preserving, and restoring coldwater fisheries. Drifter’s commitment applies both to direct purchases by consumers, and product sold wholesale into retail channels. Additionally, Drifter has teamed up with TU to offer free one-year individual memberships to customers who purchase a new Drifter Fly Rod.

According to Michael Kopp, Drifter’s Business Manager: ‘Healthy watersheds are essential for the long-term viability of our industry, and enable the recreation opportunities that we all enjoy. We thought it important to make this commitment early in our company life cycle, so that our contributions are guaranteed to grow in stride with our organization. Trout Unlimited has an exemplary track record of success when it comes to preserving and improving trout habitat, and so we couldn’t be happier to lend our support.’

About Drifter: Based in Denver Colorado, Drifter’s mission is to build the ‘Best Trout Rods on the Planet’. We tune our moderate action blanks to optimize feel and response of the fly rod, designing performance characteristics around typical trout fishing scenarios. Drifter’s new production rod the Covert debuted in Spring 2015, and has received high marks of approval from customers and media.

Learn more about Drifter at www.drifterflyfishing.com

About Trout Unlimited: Founded in Michigan in 1959, Trout Unlimited today is a national non-profit organization with 150,000 members dedicated to conserving, protecting and restoring North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. Our staff and volunteers work from coast to coast to protect, reconnect, restore and sustain trout and salmon habitat on behalf of today’s anglers and coming generations of sportsmen and women who value the connection between healthy, intact habitat and angling opportunity.

Learn more about Trout Unlimited at www.tu.org

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