Jeff Yates

  • John Kovach, host of Yankee Fisherman, fishes the Norwalk River during winter. (Jeff Yates Photo)

    Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Feb. 22

    Fishing films to support local projects take the spotlight on Yankee Fisherman, presented by The Dock Shop, Thursday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. at HAN.Network. Jeff Yates of Trout Unlimited gives us a glimpse at the Fly Fishing Film Tour, and the projects in southwestern Connecticut that the showing...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, May 25, 2017

    UPDATE: The Norwalk River One Fly Tournament has been postponed (see details below). A tournament intended to focus attention on the Norwalk River, and ways to help veterans through fishing and related activities highlight Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network Thursday, May 25, at 1 p.m. With Memorial Day...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, May 18, 2017

    With school about to let out for summer recess, it might be a good time to get the kids outdoors. Trout Unlimited discussed the challenges at getting youths interested in angling and conservation, as well as ways the organization is working to get it done, during the recent Northeast...
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

    Trees and shrubs were planted along a newly installed bank near the Wilton YMCA, and Yankee Fisherman on the HAN Network will visit a project being continued in memory of a Trout Unlimited volunteer and intern Thursday, Oct. 16 at p.m. at HAN.Network and in the video player below....
  • Yankee Fisherman, Thursday, June 16

    With Fathers Day Sunday, we talk about getting youths interested in angling and conservation. First we sit down with the head of the Trout Unlimited Headwaters Program, then we visit the Mianus fish ladder in Greenwich to learn about fish migration. All that plus an update on the Mill River...
  • 1/29 – Yankee Fisherman

    Ron Merly talks about his guide business and Jeff Yates updates us on Trout Unlimited’s efforts locally and around the nation. And with the Super Bowl days away, who was the choice of Polly the seal at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk?...
  • 9/25 – Yankee Fisherman

    Eric Johnson of Westport Outfitters promotes the sixth annual Saugatuck Cup, a tournament on the Long Island Sound that raises money for the 9th Floor Foundation. Just back from the national meeting in Santa Fe, Jeff Yates updates us on Trout Unlimited initiatives and discusses fishing conditions around Connecticut....
  • 8/8 – Yankee Fisherman

    Scott Garland of the Fishing CT Facebook page talks about efforts to help a family replace stolen fishing gear, as well as the resource the Facebook page provides. We start the show with Jeff Yates, updating us on Trout Unlimited and his recent win in the casting competition sponsored...
  • 5/9 – Yankee Fisherman

    With Mother’s Day on the horizon, Yankee Fishermen thanks moms for their support and talks about getting families involved in the sport of fishing. Jeff Yates describes the work of Trout Unlimited and the quality trout waters in Southwestern Connecticut and the surrounding area. Justin Wiggins of the DEEP...