The Wild Trout Trust advises on habitat in lakes as well as rivers
Spawning time !
A healthy wild trout population is a sentinel for a healthy river. Photo C.Rangeley-Wilson
River Wylye in summer. Photo: Bob Wellard
Damsel fly. Photo: Charles Carr
The River Test.Photo: Martin Jacobs
Photo: Jon Beer
Trout need plentiful cold, clean water to thrive
Dredged rivers rapidly fill with silt and reeds.The WTT carry out projects to create natural, self-cleansing channels and good trout habitat.
Trout inspired art. Metal relief panel by Sam MacDonald
The WTT help create habitat in dredged and damaged rivers. River Stour, Kent
The WTT helps to create habitat in dredged and damaged rivers. River Stour, Kent
Chalkstreams are special ecosystems, vulnerable to harm at the hand of man
The Wild Trout Trust team at work on the River Manifold
Fly hatch. Photo: C. Rangeley-Wilson
Wild brown trout like this face many threats, including stocking. Photo: Jon Beer
Photo: Bob Wellard
Grayling and trout happily co-exist. Photo: David Miller
Trout inspired art. Metal relief panel by Sam MacDonald
WTT River Habitat Workshops teach volunteers how to care for their river
Sea trout in the River Cothi. Photo: David Miller
Simple techniques can improve rivers for trout and many other organisms
A tiny trout takes it's first solid food. A critical life stage.
The invertebrate life of a river tells much about its water quality
The West Dart on Dartmoor
Exploring the wild lochs of Scotland
A wild brown trout - a very special animal. Photo:Charles Carr
Photo: David Miller
Wild brown trout are indicators of a healthy environment. Photo: Jon Beer
Photo: Charles Rangeley-Wilson, President of the Wild Trout Trust
River Teign, Devon. Photo: Bob Wellard
Trout parr. Photo: Sam MacDonald
Shaggy vegetated margins of a river are vital trout habitat
The West Dart: a spate stream, here full of great trout habitat
The River Meon in Hampshire - excellent habitat for wild trout.
Trout inspired art. Metal relief panel by Sam MacDonald
River Wylye in Spring. Photo: Bob Wellard
A tiny trout, just emerged from the egg
Science is now telling us how unique are many of our wild brown trout populations
Volunteers at work on the River Gade
The WTT is a practical, hands-on organisation enhancing aquatic habitats
The Wild Trout Trust works to protect and enhance river habitat
A WTT Conservation Officer demonstrates practical habitat enhancement techniques

The Wild Trout Trust stimulates hands-on, in-the-water projects, helping others to help themselves with habitat improvement in and around rivers and lakes. Any individual or organisation caring for a wild trout population, anywhere in the UK or Ireland, can call on the Trust for practical help, advice and support.